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Be Careful What You Post

Although the final result was not financial ruin for the defendant, a recent case illustrates how...

Wealthy Online Investor in Bitcoin Futures a 'Consumer'

Can someone who trades in cryptocurrency futures or other sophisticated products via an online...

Employment tribunal claims are on the rise

The Ministry of Justice publishes quarterly statistics for claims in the employment tribunal,...

LPA Error Means Court Appearance

It is normally essential when creating a legal document to get the procedures right, and failure...

Breach of Trust Brings Jail for Fraudulent Trustee

Yet another sad case reported recently shows the wisdom of appointing only those who are...

Tree Felling Without Permission Proves Expensive

Ignoring tree preservation orders can prove to be a very expensive mistake and if your property...

CGT Loss Occurs When Payment Made, Not Before

When a personal guarantee has to be given in order to give a lender the security it needs, the...

Court Appearance May Not Mean Public Disclosure

The principle of open courts is highly valued in the UK legal system. However, it is often a worry...

Rules are Rules

A recent case should serve as a reminder that rules are rules and 'close enough' often isn't! The...

Court Allows Trust Error to Be Corrected

Mistakes do happen, and in some circumstances they can be rectified by the courts. In a recent...

Motor Insurers Not Liable for £2 Million Fire Damage

The law requires that the driver of any vehicle has a valid insurance policy that covers injury or...

Essex Law firm announces promotion of family solicitor

Birkett Long is delighted to announce the promotion of solicitor, Muntech Kaur, to Associate. ...

Ignore Court Orders At Your Peril

A wealthy Omani man who failed to pay to his ex-wife the financial settlement ordered by the...

Failure to Challenge Repaving Results in Loss of Title

Failing to take active steps to protect your land from use by another can produce unfortunate...

Common law husband or wife

There is no such thing as a common law husband or wife. Many people are left in a difficult...
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