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No You Cock-a-Doodle Don't (30 July 2008)

Noise nuisance is regrettably an increasing feature of modern life, but one normally expects problems with noise to be associated with city living, not the countryside.
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Victory for Licensee in 'Speculation' Case (2 July 2008)

Thwaites, the Blackburn-based brewery which owns 400 pubs, has won a victory which will bring cheer to licensees, but may cause consternation for those who live near busy pubs that open well into the night.   Read more...

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Is Your Website a Time-Bomb? (18 June 2008)

Not so long ago, virtually all websites had some sort of business purpose. However, the ^social networking^ phenomenon has led to the creation of hundreds of thousands of websites which exist primarily for the exchange of information, which may be uninformed - or worse.
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Victory for Licensee in ‘Speculation’ Case (17 June 2008)

Blackburn-based brewery Thwaites, which owns 400 pubs, has won a victory which will bring cheer to licensees,   Read more...

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Boy Injured on Bouncy Castle to Receive Sizeable Settlement (30 May 2008)

A boy who suffered brain damage after he was kicked in the head while playing on a bouncy castle has been awarded compensation that could amount to £1 million, a ruling that will cause parents to stop and think.  Read more...

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Provision of Assistance for Purchase of Shares – Points to Ponder (29 May 2008)

The provision of assistance by a company for the purchase of its shares has long been a difficult area of law.   Read more...

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Partnership Can be Prosecuted in its Own Name (29 May 2008)

A recent decision by the Court of Appeal has established that a partnership can be held liable in criminal proceedings as a separate entity from its   Read more...

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Bank Charges Case - Was it Really a Defeat for the Banks (16 May 2008)

The Court^s decision in the recent case brought against the clearing banks, in which it was argued that their system of charging customers was subject to the terms of the Unfair   Read more...

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Argument that Balloon is an Aircraft Not Hot Air (1 May 2008)

In principle, the notion of self-defence is straightforward. A person is entitled to use reasonable force to defend themselves against attack and in certain other circumstances.   Read more...

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Patent Office Issues Guidance on Software Patents (19 April 2008)

Following the recent judgment in the Court of Appeal that the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) was wrong to reject six patent applications purely on the grounds that they were for software  Read more...

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How Registered Community Designs Work (11 April 2008)

European law is having an ever-increasing influence on UK law and one example is the creation of the Registered Community Design (RCD).  Read more...

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Evasiveness Shows True Intentions (5 April 2008)

There have been several cases before the courts in recent years which arose because a house or property was purchased  Read more...

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Price-Fixing - Refund for Football Shirts (29 March 2008)

The result of the first ‘class action’ brought in the UK regarding price-fixing has been settled, with one of the culprits  Read more...

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Private Copying - Copyright Relaxation on the Way? (21 March 2008)

It might well be a surprise to many, but when your child comes home from school with a bag brimming with photocopies  Read more...

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Victim Wins Right to Proceed with Compensation Claim (16 March 2008)

A landmark decision of the House of Lords could pave the way for some victims of sexual abuse to claim   Read more...

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Modernising the Courts Means More Wigs (10 March 2008)

The Government always seems to be introducing some sort of ‘modernising’ initiative or other and in recent years the legal profession has had to deal with a great number of changes aimed at modernising the law.
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You Are an Association - Of One (9 March 2008)

A recent case raised the question of whether an association could consist of a single person.  Read more...

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You Are an Association - Of One (9 March 2008)

A recent case raised the question of whether an association could consist of a single person.  Read more...

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Avoiding Online Theft (27 February 2008)

Theft using IT is a rapidly growing area of crime, with ever-greater sophistication being used to plunder the bank accounts  Read more...

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Disqualification Traps for Directors (20 February 2008)

The Companies Act 2006, most of which is now in force, imposes tough new criteria governing the behaviour of directors.  Read more...

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Is a Risk Assessment Necessary? (17 February 2008)

These days, health and safety issues are important considerations for the management of most firms
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Loss and Damage – Economic Damage not Physical (15 February 2008)

Misunderstandings are at the base of many legal disputes and nowhere is this more evident than in disputes involving insurance claims.  Read more...


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