Legal news archive

Posted on: 27/06/2013

The long awaited decision of the Supreme Court in Prest v Petrodel ruled that properties held with company structures were held on trust for the husband and as such were available assets of the husband to meet the wife’s claims.



Posted on: 06/06/2013

A Leeds Conveyancing Solicitors has welcomed the latest figures from the Halifax which show a significant rise in housing prices and says its own evidence supports the view there is a more sustained recovery underway.  



Posted on: 06/06/2013

Employee victimised for raising multiple grievances

Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Limited  has recently been heard in the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) and the judgment has been delivered. 



Posted on: 23/05/2013

A new survey has shown high levels of public fear over cuts to legal aid with many believing it will result in more innocent people being wrongly convicted.



Posted on: 14/05/2013

The transport secretary has warned those tempted to text or make a phone call while driving that they will face tougher punishments in the future.



Posted on: 07/05/2013

A victim’s group has condemned new legislation aimed at helping those whose relatives have died because of exposure to asbestos.



Posted on: 07/05/2013

The widow of Tony Nicklinson has been joined in the fight to change the existing law on murder and assisted suicide by a man from Leeds.



Posted on: 30/04/2013

The former Blackburn Rovers manager Henning Berg, who lasted just 57 days in charge at Ewood Park, has been awarded £2.25m in compensation.



Posted on: 30/04/2013

New figures from the Police Federation suggest that police officers are receiving about £20m a year from personal injury claims.



Posted on: 22/03/2013

A new survey paints a disturbing picture of child neglect with 90% of social workers, police officers and teachers regularly coming into contact with children they believe may be suffering from neglect, although 40% of them feel unable to intervene.



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