A review by the Attorney General (AG) has found that Crown prosecutors and police officers are routinely failing in their duties to disclose vital evidence in criminal trials. The report‘s publication follows the introduction of a new Code for Crown Prosecutors. The AG, Geoffrey Cox QC MP, published the Government’s ‘Review of the efficiency and effectiveness of disclosure […]
The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NISR) came into force on the 10 May 2018, implementing the Network and information Directive EU 2016/1148. The purpose of the NISR is to establish a national framework to regulate cyber security and to advance collaboration nationally and between member states of the EU. With focus firmly on […]
Whilst Christmas is a merry time of year with plenty of lunches, dinners and drinks, employers should exercise caution in this festive season. If things turn sour during work events, including Christmas parties, employers will be vicariously liable (i.e. held responsible) for the actions of their employees. The determining factor here is whether the actions […]
Our family law solicitors are proud and active members of Resolution, an organisation of family law professionals committed to resolving family disputes constructively and efficiently. In adhering to the Resolution protocol, we aim to guide our clients through the difficult processes involved in the breakdown of family relationships, as quickly and cost effectively as possible […]
Where an individual is not named on the title register to a property but has paid towards the purchase price, mortgage or renovation costs together with their partner, who is the registered owner, does that individual have any property rights? The short answer is yes, you may well have rights. Where property is held in […]
Over recent months we have been highlighting proposed changes to the family law system in England and Wales. Now those changes are very much with us, having come into force on 22nd April 2014, and they can be seen in all their glory, for better or for worse. They represent a considerable change to the […]
An unusual defence
The Law Society has delivered a bold and new advertising campaign which focuses on the benefits to personal injury claimants in obtaining proper legal advice.
Blaser Mills welcomed news this week that a decision on whether to raise the small claims court limit for personal injury claims will not be made until the autumn. Any increase will in our opinion serve to reduce access to justice.
One of the UK’s largest insurers have recently said that by changing the system of whiplash claims, could mean motorists’ premiums are cut by an average of £60 per year.