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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Commercial Litigation: Seven top tips to avoid being Trumped on court costs

Litigation can be expensive; Donald Trump knows that. In February this year, he was ordered by a Scottish court to pay the legal expenses of the Scottish Government after he unsuccessfully attempted to block a windfarm, which he thought would ruin the view from his golf resort north of Aberdeen. The bill apparently comes to tens of thousands of pounds and, according to media reports last week, he is refusing to pay it.

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Breaking the silence during #BLAW2019

Baby Loss Awareness Week takes place each year on 9 to 15 October, and is marked annually by the ‘Wave of Light’ - where buildings across the UK are lit up blue and pink as a tribute to babies who died during pregnancy or soon after birth.

It is estimated that one in four confirmed pregnancies in the UK ends in miscarriage, and that one in every 225 babies will be stillborn – that equates to roughly nine babies a day. That means that many of us will know someone who has lost a baby, or have experienced such a loss ourselves.

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Notices in Commercial Leases – a welcome clarification for landlords and tenants

Over 100 years after an Act came in, we finally have some clarity.

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