What Are The Dangers Of No Win, No Fee Claims?
Jul22

What Are The Dangers Of No Win, No Fee Claims?

No win, no fee agreements were in introduced in the UK in 1995 to help people who could not afford legal fees upfront to make a claim. Also known as conditional fee agreements, no win, no fee has fuelled the growth in the number of people making a claim in the past 10 years, because at long last there is a way for everybody – no matter their circumstance – to get the financial compensation that they are legally entitled to. Without...

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I’ve Had An Accident In The UK But I’ve Only Lived Here A Year: Can I Still Claim?
Jun29

I’ve Had An Accident In The UK But I’ve Only Lived Here A Year: Can I Still Claim?

If you’ve had an accident in the UK but you have only lived in the UK for a year, the good news is that you’re legally entitled to make a claim for financial compensation because you were domiciled in the UK at the time of your accident. This means that you can make a claim against the party at fault, whether they be an individual, private business or Local Authority or Council in a process that’ll be as simple as a regular...

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How To Easily Learning About The Area Of Law
May13

How To Easily Learning About The Area Of Law

Qualifying as a lawyer is not the end of your education by any means, and continuing professional development (CPD) is a fundamental aspect of the job – particularly as new verdicts set precedents that will shape future law. In order to stay at the top of your game, you need to be able to work in the context of the current legal landscape – and not just the one that was in place at the time of your initial training....

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Are Tougher Benefit Fraud Guidelines Making a Difference?
May07

Are Tougher Benefit Fraud Guidelines Making a Difference?

Back in September of last year (2013) the government announced that they were introducing new guidelines with regard to fraudulent benefit claims across England and Wales. The guidelines, brought in by Keir Starmer QC during his time as the director of public prosecutions, urged prosecutors to charge all cases under the Fraud Act rather than social security laws as they have in the past. It was hoped that the potential maximum...

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Immigration Lawyer FAQ – The Basics Covered
Apr20

Immigration Lawyer FAQ – The Basics Covered

The subject of immigration law in the UK is complex to say the least, so it’s hardly surprising that most turn to immigration lawyers to help with applications and citizenship issues. However, in terms of hiring a lawyer and what exactly they may be able to do to help any given case, there’s a fair bit of confusion to say the least. So, in order to clarify some of the basics, what follows is a quick FAQ from the experts at...

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How Do I Process A New Medical Negligence Claim ?
Jan08

How Do I Process A New Medical Negligence Claim ?

If you have decided to proceed with a claim for medical negligence, there are a few things you will need to provide to your claim solicitor to help things go smoothly. The very first thing your solicitor will ask you to do is to write to your doctor and ask them to explain why things went wrong, and why you are unhappy about the outcome. You solicitor will help you do this.  What if I am still unhappy? If you are not happy with the...

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