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Neighbour disputes - potential claims and remedies

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Disputes between neighbours can arise from a variety of different scenarios and are one of the most common types of disputes. During the Covid-19 pandemic, I have seen a huge increase in the number of enquiries relating to neighbour disputes. Therefore, I...

Libel and social media - Guidance from the Supreme Court

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In a recent defamation case (Stocker v Stocker [2019] UKSC 17) the Supreme Court ruled that the trial judge had made an error. The judge used dictionary definitions as the starting point for his analysis of the meaning of words on a Facebook post. He failed...

Basildon: an economic powerhouse of the South-East

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Birkett Long opened its Basildon office in 2011. With offices already in Colchester and Chelmsford, it may not be immediately obvious why Basildon was chosen as a location for the firm’s third office. Basildon isn’t typically thought of as an...