News & articles for April, 2014

Same sex marriages

April 29th, 2014

First we had The Civil Partnership Act 2004, which came into force on 5th December 2005.  This legislation sought to give same sex couples the legal rights that heterosexual married...

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Changes in the family courts

April 22nd, 2014

A new single family court has been introduced today, 22nd April 2014 and all new cases will be heard by the new family court.  Only specially selected cases will be...

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Chancel Repair liability

April 10th, 2014

In some rare instances, landowners are liable for the cost of repair of the parish church chancel. Under the Land Registration Act 2002 the Church of England had until midnight...

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Vicarious Liability

April 8th, 2014

As an employer, when might you be responsible for the wrongdoings of your employees, carried out whilst they’re at work? Vicarious liability is the thorn in the side of many...

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