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Family Lawyer in Blaby appointed as member of Resolution

Josiah Hincks Solicitors are pleased to announce that Matthew Thom, the Resident Partner and family law solicitor in Blaby, has become a member of Resolution.  Resolution recognises family lawyers who are committed to dealing with family disputes in a constructive manner. Resolution also promotes a non-confrontational approach to dealing with family matters,...

Company Not Liable for MD’s Post Christmas Party Assault

Companies are legally responsible for the misdeeds of their workers – but only if they are committed in the course of their employment. In one case that strikingly made the point, a recruitment company was held not liable for catastrophic injuries inflicted by its managing director on the night of the office Christmas party. Following festivities at a golf...

Partnership Indemnity Clauses – High Court Guidance

Being appointed a partner in a professional firm is generally a cause for celebration – but the position is not without risks. In one case, however, the High Court found that partners in an insolvency practice were not liable to indemnify a salaried colleague against the potential consequences of a substantial misfeasance claim. The man, who was described as a...

Expert Resolution of Boundary Dispute ‘Final and Binding’

Neighbours engaged in boundary disputes would generally be wise to submit their differences to an independent expert for resolution, rather than fighting it out in court. However, as one High Court case underlined, it is important to remember that their decisions are final and binding, warts and all. The case concerned a narrow strip of land between two suburban...

Christmas 2016 Opening Hours

Please note that all of our offices will be closed from 5pm Friday 23rd December 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. The Partners and all our staff wish you a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New...

Contractor Jailed for Attempting to Bribe Council Official

British public officials are renowned for their honesty – and that reputation was borne out by one case in which a local authority official went straight to the police after a contractor offered him a cash-filled envelope. The man was subsequently jailed for offering the bribe. The businessman ran a company that had a substantial contract with the council to...