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Latest Articles

  • Workplace transport injuries: securing a 5-figure sum for injured employee

    Workplace transport injuries: securing a 5-figure sum for injured employee

    Health and Safety statistics show that 5000 accidents involving workplace transport occur annually with approximately 50 of those resulting in fatal injuries. Employers have a duty to ensure the health and safety of their employees. We recently successfully represented an employee who was awarded a five-figure sum following a workplace transport accident.

  • Commercial leases: dealing with dilapidations

    Commercial leases: dealing with dilapidations

    t is vital for any lease to deal clearly with the tenant’s liability for repairs, both throughout the lease and on expiry. Even so, agreeing and enforcing dilapidations claims can often end up being a lengthy (and costly) exercise. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, there are steps you can take to minimise the risk of unwelcome surprises at the end of lease - and ultimately a long litigation.