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Summertime - How to Make the Livin' Easy

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The summer holidays are usually a time when the routine of term time is set aside and replaced with later nights, multiple daytime activities and trips away. For divorced or separated parents, the summer holidays may mean that any term time contact...

Deposits - when are you entitled to ask for your money back?

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We use the expression deposit in a number of different ways. You can put down a damage deposit when renting a car or accommodation or you might pay a deposit when buying a car, a house or paying for a holiday. If you are paying a damage deposit, then the...

Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendment) Regulations 2018

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Amendments to the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/2426) ( PECR ) have come into force today (19 December 2018). The intention of the 2018 Regs is to increase the powers of the Information Commissioner’s...

Potential trading implications for the UK post Brexit

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WTOs, FTAs, Customs Unions and EUs? Let us simplify a few things on potential trading implications for the UK post Brexit As the Brexit negotiations are intensifying, we thought it would be helpful to look in more detail at the legal framework by which...

Third Party Debt Orders

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There are several ways to enforce a money judgment, and it is important to select the method which is best suited to the facts of the case. If the judgment debtor has extensive property assets, obtaining a charging order over one or more of those assets may...

Trump and Kim's Singapore Agreement: Deal or No Deal?

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Recently the world watched as Donald Trump, President of the United States of America and Kim Jong-Un, leader of North Korea signed a key agreement in Singapore (“ Singapore Agreement ”). This agreement contained provisions for peace and the...

Facebook and the protection of data

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It has been impossible to miss the extreme level of scrutiny that Facebook has been placed under in the past few months. The revelations that approximately 87 million users, without their consent, had their data harvested by political marketing firm,...

A £200 million loss? Not your typical mobile phone contract....

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In Phones 4U Ltd (In Administration) v EE Ltd , the High Court rejected EE Ltd’s claim for damages against Phones4U totalling £200 million. As outlined below, EE Ltd had made a costly mistake. Phones4U and EE’s relationship was...

Social media: let's jump on the bandwagon

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A few weeks ago, the promoters of pop band Little Mix were sued under the Equality Act 2010 for failing to make reasonable adjustments in the form of providing a British Sign Language interpreter for a deaf concertgoer. The Claimant, a deaf mother, sued the...

Sticks and stones may break my bones but words....call my lawyer

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With the rise of social media, it has become easier to share information and to do so quickly and without much forethought. The phenomena that is social media has made it far easier for individuals to look up reviews of everything, from restaurants and bars...

The Privilege of Fools

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Parties to litigation in England and Wales have an obligation to disclose to the other side all documents which are in their control and which are relevant to the litigation. This obligation extends to documents that assist the disclosing party’s case...