Dispute Resolution Law Blog

3 September 2018

Paying a sacked sports manager

Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen lost his legal battle with former manager in Denmark - Sue Thackeray considers whether the decision would be the same in the UK

Sue Thackeray

31 August 2018

Confidentiality and Court documents: a Court of Appeal decision narrows access to the Court file

Clients often ask whether their documents will become publicly available once they are filed at court. The recent Court of Appeal judgment in Dring v Cape Intermediate Holdings Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 1795 was a useful examination of the principle of open justice.

Hannah Fitzwilliam

31 August 2018

Minor children and reasonable financial provision

The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (“the 1975 Act”) enables a child of the deceased to make a claim against his or her estate provided that they can show that they were financially dependent on the deceased and that the deceased did not make adequate provision for them in their will (or by an intestacy).

Katherine Pymont

8 August 2018

Property regulation - Important changes to HMO legislation

The Government has announced significant changes to the rules relating to the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (‘HMOs’), which will take effect from 1 October 2018.

Shannett Thompson

6 August 2018

Capacity on the cobbles, Coronation Street’s inheritance dispute storyline

Can depression invalidate a will? Anna Metadjer blogs about the importance of challenging a will at the outset and to obtain specialist legal advise.

Anna Metadjer

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