Monthly Archives: March 2017

Do You Have Capacity?

In the case of Fehily v Atkinson which was heard by the High Court at the end of last year, the Court had to consider the issue of whether a person had sufficient mental capacity to enter into a transaction. … Continue reading

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No-fault divorce debate – Wife’s appeal against refusal to allow divorce on grounds of unreasonable behaviour dismissed

The judgement in the case of Owens v Owens has been handed down, which has decided that the original judge who refused the wife the right to be granted a divorce, was not wrong in coming to his decision. The … Continue reading

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Life in the Digital Era

The Electronic Communications Code governs the siting and operation of communications equipment across the UK and sets out the rights and responsibilities of equipment and land owners alike. In May 2016 the Government proposed a review and updating of the … Continue reading

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The importance of Advance Directives and Lasting Powers of Attorneys

You may have heard of the recent case in the news where a judge ruled that Paul Briggs, who suffered a severe brain injury from a motorcycle crash in 2013, should be allowed to die.  The case was prompted by … Continue reading

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Duran Duran lose out in High Court copyright case

Music has been big business for a long time.  The rewards for artists and their record companies, as everyone knows, can be immense.  Not surprisingly, this means that the rights which make money from the music at the heart of … Continue reading

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