News Type: For Individuals

Redress for victims of terrorism

December 4, 2019

Victims of acts of terrorism, such as the recent London Bridge attack, are able to claim for a compensation award under a scheme run by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (“CICA”).

Top Tips for Cohabiting Couples to Consider

November 29, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. The annual Awareness Raising Week this year focuses on cohabitation. In the spirit of promoting this theme, the Trethowans family team are writing a series of short articles to assist couples either contemplating cohabitation or perhaps facing the breakdown of their…

What if There are Children?

November 28, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. The annual Awareness Raising Week this year focuses on cohabitation. In the spirit of promoting this theme, the Trethowans family team are writing a series of short articles to assist couples either contemplating cohabitation or perhaps facing the breakdown of their…

No Such Thing as a Common Law Spouse

November 27, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. The annual Awareness Raising Week this year focuses on cohabitation. In the spirit of promoting this theme, the Trethowans family team are writing a series of short articles to assist couples either contemplating cohabitation or perhaps facing the breakdown of their…

Purchasing a property together with unequal contributions

November 26, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. The annual Awareness Raising Week this year focuses on cohabitation. In the spirit of promoting this theme, the Trethowans family team are writing a series of short articles to assist couples either contemplating cohabitation or perhaps facing the breakdown of their…

Road Traffic Accidents caused by vehicle distractions

November 26, 2019

Driving requires the full attention of the driver at all times – vehicles can travel many metres in a short amount of time and distractions impede drivers’ ability to spot hazards and react in time. However, recently there has been much attention on driver distraction due to the use of mobile phones as it becomes the fastest growing factor in car accidents.

Resolution’s Awareness Week Purchasing a property together – joint tenants or tenants in common?

November 25, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes.

Immigration for Doctors

November 22, 2019

There’s nothing new about skill gaps, labour shortages or filling them with overseas recruits. Arguably the modern trend started in June 1948 with the arrival at Tilbury of 492 Caribbean migrants on the Empire Windrush. The public sector was quick to welcome migrant workers as a way of meeting increased demand on services and the health sector became a significant beneficiary of migrants work and…

Reprehensible but lawful! Can Claimant’s record a medical examination in a personal injury case?

November 21, 2019

This question was considered in the recent case of Mustard -v- Flowers and Others (2019) in the High Court.

On the twelfth day of Christmas the Court of Appeal gave to me…

November 18, 2019

The recent case of Shelbourne v Cancer Research highlights the importance of ensuring you are safe at office Christmas parties over the festive period. The judge at first instance has ruled that employers may not be vicariously liable for their workers actions.