Professional negligence

Update: sentencing

Barbara Barnes reviews the latest cases on dangerousness, young offenders, concurrent or consecutive sentences, young offenders and chil

19 May 2008

A fatal misconception

Classifying adults as dependants until they reach 18 or leave higher education may not be as straightforward in fatal accident cases as Williams illustrates, says Michael Imperat

13 May 2008

Update: housing

Rebecca Cattermole reviews cases including right to buy and the status o

13 May 2008

Local authorities caught between two Acts

The recent decision in M means that local authorities will have to consider their obligations under the Children Act 1989 more carefully in cases involving the housing needs of older teenagers, sa

29 Apr 2008

Business leads

The ability to generate and convert leads into business is a skill that modern firms must master, says Yur

29 Apr 2008

Practice trends: personal injury

Recent judgments have only embittered the costs war between personal injury claimant lawyers and insurers, says Patrick Allen. Now the Court of Appeal has the opportunity to bring reason into chaos

22 Apr 2008

Update: tax

Richard Bunker examines the changes that have affected taxation including CGT, domicile and the proposed draft legislation, raising the thresholds on IHT, income shifting in light of the Arcti

08 Jan 2008

Information overload

How far must an adviser go to attain a client’s informed consent, and does too much information simply lead to the client becoming confused and alarmed, asks Katy Manle

23 Nov 2007

Reasonable practicability

In the fifth article in his series on the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007, Gordon Exall considers the defence of being “reasonably practicable

09 Nov 2007