The High Court has rejected a £1.5m claim by Wheeldon Brothers that the expert who investigated their fire had a conflict of interest as he also worked for the insurance company, Millennium, on the same case.Read article
Japanese Knotweed (JKW) is a destructive and invasive fast growing plant which spreads rapidly through its roots. Having JKW growing near your property can cause problems when you want to sell and many lenders will not lend against an affected property.
The court wound up a company in the public interest after the Insolvency Service claimed it had abused insolvency legislation.
The court has held in the case of Denso Manufacturing UK Ltd v Great Lakes Reinsurance that an insurance company was not obliged to pay a claim by a third party since the insured company had breached certain conditions precedent in the insurance contract.
Pitmans Law Will Richmond-Coggan has spoken to Cyber Security Practitioner about the new Digital Strategy published by the government, of which cyber security is one of the seven strands.
Angela Shields, Pitmans Law employment partner, took part in a roundtable debate hosted by The Business Magazine which considered the current uncertain landscape and what this means for businesses – a chance for new opportunities or further challenges?
In a decision affecting more than 200 judges, the Employment Tribunal (ET) held that members of the judicial pension scheme (JPS) had been unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of age.
There is a wealth of information available for trustees, administrators and savers on how to identify and avoid pension scams.
April has seen unseasonably high temperatures in the South of England. This is great news for pubs and restaurants as consumers swarm towards them to enjoy the weather. To add to this, the weak pound has made the UK an attractive destination for holiday makers and staycations.
The Insolvency Service has amended its guidance on the appointment of trustees in bankruptcy and liquidators in cases where there are sufficient assets for debts and costs of the insolvency to be paid in full.