February 24, 2017
You may have heard of litigation or heard it mentioned in news stories about legal cases. But what exactly is it? In this article, we will look at what litigation is and issues surrounding it. Definition Litigation refers to legal proceedings where one party wants to defend a legal right (this is not the same as a lawsuit which can be part of litigation proceedings). As an example, let’s say you made a film and someone sold merchandise based on your film without your permission....
February 17, 2017
A lot of people and businesses have invested in property and buy to let is potentially very lucrative. However, it is important to be aware of the legal issues around this industry in order to make sure you satisfy your tenants as well as fulfilling legal obligations. Gas and electrical As a landlord, you are legally required to check gas supplies and appliances using a registered engineer. If you don’t do this, you could be fined £25,000. You should also ensure that tenants have written...
You have probably seen adverts for companies saying how you can get compensation for a personal injury. While some people may be cynical about this it can be a difficult time for someone who has been injured for something that was not their fault. This is why it is worth knowing what can happen during a personal injury claim and what you should be aware of when pursuing it. How it happens For a simple example let’s say you work in an office. One day...