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Practising Law is for Lawyers – Always Consult a Qualified Solicitor!

Practising Law is for Lawyers – Always Consult a Qualified Solicitor!

Vulnerable negligence victims sadly often fall into the clutches of unqualified people who hold themselves out as professionals with expertise in pursuing compensation claims. A High Court ruling served as a warning to all that practising law is for lawyers and that there can be

Court of Appeal Sanctions ‘Informal’ Tax Investigations in Landmark Case

Court of Appeal Sanctions ‘Informal’ Tax Investigations in Landmark Case

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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) operates within the constraints of its statutory powers, but its ability to conduct ‘informal’ inquiries into taxpayers’ affairs, without limit of time, has been upheld by the Court of Appeal in a landmark ruling. The case concerned a successful entrepreneur

Harvey Weinstein Case Exposes Wrinkle in Employment Tribunal Rules

Harvey Weinstein Case Exposes Wrinkle in Employment Tribunal Rules

Sexual harassment proceedings against disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein gave rise to a thorny jurisdictional issue that threatened to undermine the power of Employment Tribunals (ETs) to make evidence disclosure orders against those who are not physically present in Great Britain. The case concerned a

Proving Asbestos Exposure Is Tough – But Lawyers Will Rise to the Challenge

Proving Asbestos Exposure Is Tough – But Lawyers Will Rise to the Challenge

Asbestos-related diseases commonly develop decades after exposure and the lapse of time can present a serious difficulty when claiming compensation. As a High Court case showed, however, specialist personal injury lawyers will rise to such challenges and are willing to take on even the most