Monthly Archives: January 2017

Brexit Stage Left

On 24 January 2017 the Supreme Court delivered its eagerly anticipated decision in the case of R (on the application of Miller and another) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2017] UKSC 5 which is likely to be remembered … Continue reading

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The use of videos to say goodbye

An increasingly popular online tool is the use of ‘ethical will videos’.  These ‘ethical wills’ are being used by people around the world to pass on life lessons and values and leave important messages in their own words to others … Continue reading

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To Surrender Or Not To Surrender?

When is a commercial lease surrendered?  The question may appear straightforward but as the tenant found out in the recent case of Padwick Properties Limited v Punj Lloyd Limited the answer is not always as simple as it seems. The … Continue reading

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Cryopreservation, death and taxes

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes” Benjamin Franklin.  What if this were no longer true in the case of death? A landmark case was recently won by a 14 year old girl … Continue reading

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