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Without prejudice - so what?

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Many myths and misunderstandings surround the issue of without prejudice communications. What is a without prejudice communication? Without prejudice communications are commonly exchanged in relation to the settlement of disputes. When attempting to...

Costs in the Small Claims Court

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It is generally accepted that when you bring a claim in the Small Claims Court, you cannot recover your legal costs from the other side if you win. That works both ways. A defendant may happily defend an indefensible claim and make life a misery for a poor...

Eviction of lodgers and licensees - what notice?

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It is important to firstly establish whether a lodger has a tenancy agreement or whether the lodger simply has a licence to reside at the property. A tenancy agreement is going to put you within the realms of the Housing Act and two months' notice. A...