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Latest Articles

  • Asylum seekers' case puts recovery of possession of property in the spotlight

    Asylum seekers' case puts recovery of possession of property in the spotlight

    Housing issues are more topical than ever, featuring regularly in the media. In Scotland, private residential tenancies also created, partly to provide additional security of tenure to tenants. This includes the abolition of the no-fault procedure for seeking recovery of a property. A recent set of cases in England, relating to asylum seekers' housing rights, touches on important points regarding when landlords can gain entry to a property.

  • What are the different types of Brain Injuries?

    What are the different types of Brain Injuries?

    There are many different types of brain injuries.  One of the most common is a traumatic brain injury, which is an injury to the brain caused by a trauma to the head.  These frequently occur as a result of high velocity car accidents and accidents at work.

  • Headway's Action for Brain Injury Week 2019

    Headway's Action for Brain Injury Week 2019

    Today marks the start of Action for Brain Injury Week which is a week-long awareness event organised by the brain injury charity, Headway and to raise awareness our Personal Injury team are pulling together blog content to highlight everything you need to know for Brain Injuries.

  • Wrapped or unwrapped – recent court decision could be a gift for consumers

    Wrapped or unwrapped – recent court decision could be a gift for consumers

    Consumer sales are regulated to a significant extent within the UK and also within Europe. A recent case in Germany looked at the 14-day right to withdraw from distance or off-premises contracts. In particular, the excepting where if a transaction involved "a contract for the supply of sealed goods which are not suitable for return due to health protection or hygiene reasons, if they become unsealed after delivery" then the right to cancel was lost.