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Watch online – free updates for property professionals

April 27, 2020

The RICS CPD Day Bournemouth 2020 went online this year with comprehensive legal, technical and topical updates specially tailored for property professionals in the region.

Landlord and Tenant: Commercial tenants and coronavirus

March 24, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, the government has announced that commercial tenants who miss rent payments will be protected from eviction for three months. The latest measure is part of the government’s unprecedented economic support package for businesses and individuals amidst the coronavirus epidemic in the UK.

Reputation in Review

March 6, 2020

Looking ahead to the next decade, it seems that the digital world will continue to play a significant role for businesses and consumers alike – for better or worse.

Changes to the litigation landscape

February 28, 2020

In late 2018 I wrote an article entitled “Can I skype the Judge?” looking at how cases in the court room could one day be a thing of the past. The article can be found here : Can I Skype the Judge?

Dispute Resolution Briefing | Spring 2020

February 17, 2020

Welcome to the 1st edition of our Dispute Resolution Briefing in this new decade. We produce this briefing to provide helpful and informative guidance to our clients and contacts who are affected by litigation and dispute resolution issues.

Clarification on defamation from social media comments

August 2, 2019

A recent Supreme Court case has provided helpful clarification on defamation from social media posts.

Cybercrime – do your terms and conditions protect you?

July 29, 2019

Automatic push payment fraud is a growing problem where fraudsters deceive an individual or business to instruct their payment services provider, such as their bank, to send money to an account controlled by the fraudster. An increasingly common example is when a fraudster intercepts or replicates a genuine business email and instead inserts their own bank details.

Court of Appeal in personal injury fraud crackdown

July 16, 2019

A recent Court of Appeal decision (Zurich Insurance v Romaine 2019) indicates a crackdown on personal injury fraud says Kelvin Farmaner, Partner with Trethowans Solicitors in Southampton.

Corporate Mediation achieves 89% success rate in 2018/2019

May 21, 2019

Mediation continues to be a strong option to resolve corporate disputes, with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution reporting an 89% success rate in its recent 2018/2019 survey.

Accidents Abroad and Brexit Wrangles

April 28, 2019

At the time of writing it is still not clear whether the UK will leave the EU on 29 March, 12 April, 22 May, or indeed at all. Bearing in mind that Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union was triggered 2 years ago, it is perhaps surprising that with a week to go such uncertainty remains.