In an interview by LexisNexis, Will Richmond-Coggan, Pitmans Law data privacy expert, analyses the potential security flaw discovered in the WhatsApp messaging platform.Read article
Pitmans Law has been shortlisted as Property Law Firm of the Year after a significant year of activity in major developments across the Thames Valley, as well as London and the Midlands.
On 15 March 2017, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous judgment in the long-running case of Ilott v The Blue Cross and others – a claim by the estranged daughter to a share of her mother’s estate.
On average, 1 in 6 invoices remain unpaid after 90 days and of these, almost half have yet to be paid after 6 months.
With news of the Metal Box Pension Scheme planning a further pension increase exchange (Pie) exercise, Pitmans Law pensions director Symon Rowley spoke to Pensions Expert about the challenges that Pie presents.
With the cost of detected insurance fraud in the UK estimated at £1.3 billion per annum, it is a hot topic for insurers.
Katie Hopkins, the controversial columnist, has been ordered to pay £24,000 after she falsely accused food blogger Jack Monroe of defacing, or condoning the vandalism of, war memorials.
Valentine’s Day is considered the most romantic day of the year, but not for all. Tini Owens (aged 66) spent Valentine’s Day 2017 in the Court of Appeal seeking to persuade the three Judges that the decision of Judge Robin Tolson on her divorce should be overruled.
Pitmans Law pensions director Symon Rowley has spoken to Professional Pensions on the potential implications for DB trustees following the Brewster ruling.
The Business Magazine has announced Pitmans Law as finalists for the top 3 Deal Awards: Law Firm of the year; Lawyer of the year and Large Deal of the year.
In another landmark decision surrounding flexible workers, the Court of Appeal has decided that a plumber, despite his contract describing him as an independent contractor, should be treated as an employee under the Equality Act.
The government has issued a consultation paper confirming that it requires pension schemes to equalise their Guaranteed Minimum Pensions “GMPs”.
Loose employment relationships are not trendy. Deliveroo recently acknowledged that a clause in its driver contracts, saying that they cannot argue they are employees, should be removed as it serves no real purpose. The reality is it is illegal and its existence inevitably causes bad PR for the business.