Post on 11 May 2017
The Court of Appeal has decided that a firm of solicitors must pay almost £15,000 for negligently under-settling a client's personal injury claim and found that the lower court had erred in its approach to causation in a professional negligence claim. In confirming the correct legal principles, the...
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Post on 10 May 2017
Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) were introduced over 17 years ago by the Limited Liability Partnership Act 2000. An LLP is a body corporate with an entirely separate legal identity to its members, much like a limited liability company which is distinct from its shareholders. However, the tax...
Corporate law
Employment Law
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Michelmores Property Awards | John Laurence Special Contribution
Post on 9 May 2017
The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-...
Property Awards
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Real Estate
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Family Law | Divorce Law | The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973
Post on 9 May 2017
When a marriage breaks down, one of the most important areas to be resolved is the future financial arrangements between the parties. The law on this topic is relatively straightforward. As we have often mentioned, section 25 of The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 remains the starting point for all...
Family Law
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Post on 8 May 2017
Rob studied History at Cardiff University where he also completed his GDL, before going on to complete the LPC LLM at the University of Law in Bristol. Rob is currently in his first year as a Trainee sitting in the Banking, Restructuring and Insolvency team. What did you do before starting your...
Trainee Blog
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Trees and encroachment | Property Litigation | encroachment law
Post on 8 May 2017
If your property shares a boundary, be it residential or commercial, then overhanging branches can be the source of much strife between otherwise good neighbours. This article addresses some questions the Property Litigation Team are commonly asked. It is, however, best to seek legal advice in each...
Property
Litigation
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Post on 8 May 2017
Michelmores' Private Wealth team has been shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year - Regional in Citywealth's Magic Circle Awards 2017. Recognised as the premier awards for the financial sector, the annual Magic Circle Awards seek to spotlight and celebrate the best private wealth advisors and managers...
Private Wealth
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Michelmores Property Awards |  Sustainable Project of the Year
Post on 4 May 2017
The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-...
Property Awards
Real Estate
Michelmores
Events
Property
Michelmores Property Awards | Education Project of the Year
Post on 4 May 2017
The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-...
Property Awards
Real Estate
Events
Michelmores
Property
Administration of Estates |  Lifetime Gifts and Penalties | Private Wealth Solicitors
Post on 3 May 2017
When someone dies their personal representatives must enquire whether the deceased made lifetime gifts. The personal representatives must report the date and value of lifetime gifts to HMRC (in most cases limited to gifts within seven years of death). If the personal representatives make an...
Private Wealth
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