May 12, 2021

House Prices up despite Lockdown

Industry News by Jacob Murray

A Combination of the stamp duty holiday and the lack of homes for sale has led to house prices soaring to a record high. There was an 8% increase in […]

May 11, 2021

High Court judge criticices Home Secretary

Industry News by Jacob Murray

Pritti Patel has been criticised in court by Mr Justice Graham after one of her officials in the home office admitted they may have acted unlawfully in changing the accommodation […]

May 10, 2021

£5000 fine for Heathrow Barrister

Industry News by Jacob Murray

Tim Crosland, an unregistered barrister has been fined £5000 for contempt of court after he broke the embargo on the Supreme Court judgement of the expansion of Heathrow Airport. Crosland […]

May 7, 2021

Dechert’s partners to face court proceedings

Industry News by Jacob Murray

Three current and former partners of the London firm Dechert’s are to a face a joint trial in October 2022. The case involves ‘the most serious allegations ever levelled against […]

May 6, 2021

Judge rebuffs media request to publish judgment in divorce case involving media mogul

Industry News by Jacob Murray

Mr Justice Cohen of the High Court has resisted media requests to publish the judgement made on the divorce of Lady Hiroko Barclay and Sir Frederick Barclay, the billionaire owner […]

May 5, 2021

Mothers’ names to appear on marriage certificate

Industry News by Jacob Murray

The names of the mothers of the bride and groom will now be allowed to appear on the marriage certificate. Previously only the father’s name was allowed to appear on […]

April 30, 2021

Domestic Abuse Bill given Royal Assent

Industry News by Jacob Murray

A new domestic abuse bill has been given royal assent and will came into effect yesterday (29th April). The bill has been in the works for a number of years […]

April 29, 2021

Developments in one of the UK’s most valuable divorce cases of all time.

Industry News by Jacob Murray

Tatiana Akhmedova has been granted substantial judgments in pursuit of her £453 million divorce award against her ex-husband, Farkhad Akhmedov, a Russian oligarch in a hearing on Wednesday 21st April. […]

March 23, 2020

Coronavirus

Industry News by Paul Dodds Law

Update – 24/3/20 We know that even in these difficult times we offer an important service and that you may still need our help. We are still open for business […]

May 27, 2015

Zero Hours Contracts

Industry News by Paul Dodds Law

Section 153 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 came into force on 26 May 2015. This section inserts subsections 27A and 27B into the Employment Rights Act 1996. These changes are the result of two consultations by the government in December 2013 and March 2015.