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Councils handed £4m to tackle rogue landlords

Councils have been given £4m to help tackle the problem of rogue landlords. The funds will be used to target landlords that force their tenants to live in squalid or overcrowded properties, and to penalise those that do not keep their properties maintained to the necessary standards. Councils ha....

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Come & Discover Some New Year’s Profit Resolutions…

Only 3% Of Companies Have A Profit Improvement Strategy That Works. Is Your Company One Of The 3%? Only 3% Of Companies Have A Profit Improvement Strategy That Works.  Is Your Company One Of The 3%? One of the quickest ways to generate bottom line profit is to reduce your fixed/variable....

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Divorcing husband sentenced to jail for withholding information

A businessman has been sentenced to four months in prison after failing to disclose financial information during his divorce proceedings. The high profile case involved former model Alisa Thiry and her second husband, Didier Thiry, a Belgian businessman and property developer. Their divorce in....

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Super Lawyer

Congratulations go to Joyti Henchie, head of the family team at Attwaters Jameson Hill who has once again been selected for the 2014 Super Lawyers list. The list recognises solicitors who have achieved excellence in the practice of law. No more than five percent of the lawyers in London are sele....

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Success at the Hertfordshire Business Awards

Attwaters Jameson Hill brought it home at the Hertfordshire Business Awards and won the Supporting Young People category. Attwaters Jameson Hill brought it home at the Hertfordshire Business Awards and won the Supporting Young People category. The judges commented not only on the firm's outsta....

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Landlord duties – prescribed information

Landlords have been obliged since 6 April 2007 to provide a tenant with 'prescribed information' within 30 days after receipt of their deposit. (For deposits received before 6 April 2012, the time limit was 14 days.) The prescribed information must also be given to any relevant person. Landlords ....

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Leading judge lays out plans for divorce reform

One of Britain’s leading family law judges is calling for changes in the divorce process that would take most cases out of the courts altogether. Sir James Munby is the President of the Family Division of the High Court. He wants uncontested divorce cases without any claims over money or childr....

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PI Lawyer raising funds for new Cancer Centre at Lister Hospital

An industrial disease personal injury lawyer is taking part in a sponsored ride to Paris to raise funds for the Lister Hospital. An industrial disease personal injury lawyer is taking part in a sponsored ride to Paris to raise funds for the Lister Hospital. The oversubscribed facilities at the....

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Awards for unfair dismissal to be limited to one year’s salary

The Government has announced that awards for unfair dismissal are to be limited to one year’s salary. However, the overall cap will remain at £72,300. The Government has announced that awards for unfair dismissal are to be limited to one year’s salary. However, the overall cap will remain at....

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Trainee manager paralysed in bodged procedure awarded £3m

A trainee manager who was left paralysed as a result of hospital negligence has been awarded nearly £3m compensation. The man was 24 years old when he visited the hospital for pancreatic treatment, which was necessary to manage his diabetes. He needed an injection of anaesthetic into his spinal ....

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Landlord entitled to refuse tenancy to ‘unreasonable’ retailers

A court has ruled that a landlord was within his rights to refuse to renew tenancies to shopkeepers who had pestered him with frivolous lawsuits.   The issue arose because over several years, the shopkeepers had brought a total of 10 claims against the landlord saying that he had obstruct....

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Surgeon used wrong parts in hip replacement operation

A pensioner has been awarded £75,000 compensation after a surgeon used the wrong parts in her artificial hip operation. The 69-year-old woman had suffered from osteoarthritis for several years. She underwent an operation for a total hip replacement. The surgeon fitted what he believed was a c....

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