Monthly Archives: February 2014

Battle GAME; Court of Appeal makes a big decision of when administrators must pay rent

A decision has been handed down from the Court of Appeal in the case of Game Station (Jervis v Pillar Denton). The decision granted landlords Land Securities, British Land, Hammerson and Intu the right to recover rent from administrators that … Continue reading

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Prenups To Be Made Binding?

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The long awaited report from The Law Commission in relation to prenups is finally available and as we had been expecting for some time the recommendation is that prenups should be made legally binding, subject though to certain legal safeguards. … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal fees – Update

The challenge On 7 February 2014 Unison, the UK’s largest union failed to persuade the High Court to quash the new employment tribunal fee regime. In their judgment, Lord Justice Moses and Mr Justice Irwin said that the “fundamental flaw … Continue reading

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Make no bones about it: The story continues

In 2013 I blogged about Richard III and the Judicial Review claim that has arisen since the discovery of his remains in a council car park in Leicester. The final Hearing of the Judicial Review claim was listed to take … Continue reading

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Leeds United – Know the past to understand the present

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana, Philosopher The £1.5m loaned to Leeds United by Massimo Cellino last week is a further addition to the list of liabilities which demonstrate that the Whites owe … Continue reading

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Walking the Managerial Tightrope

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John Hartson was quoted recently that his manager whilst at Celtic Martin O’Neill had said that even the best managers are only three or four games away from the sack. There has been a growing trend that has seen Malky … Continue reading

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It’s Judgment Day

On Monday 3rd February, new Guidance came into effect which aims to improve public understanding and confidence in the Family Court system by increasing the number of Court judgments which will be published. Sir James Munby, President of the Family … Continue reading

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