The thoughts of Kerri Allen from www.keithborer.co.uk This content originally appeared on chroniclelaw.co.uk The absence of evidence does not necessarily indicate the absence of something, and while this may be true in many instances – for example, if a person’s clothing did not have blood on it due to the fact that they didn’t commit […]
Are restrictive covenants enforceable?
Restrictive covenants in employment contracts can be enforceable as long as they are deemed “reasonable”. The length of the restriction, as well as geography, seniority and impact on both your business and the future career of the departing employee, can all have a big impact on how enforceable the covenants are. What Are Restrictive Covenants? […]
Spanish Inheritance Law Without a Will
In Spain, priority may be given to children, parents and grandparents ahead of any surviving spouse when it comes to inheriting an estate. So if you don’t have a will, it’s easy to see what could go wrong. Jonathan Eshkeri from solicitorsinspain.com discusses how Spanish inheritance law works when there is no will. When a […]
5 Reasons you need a property solicitor
The transfer of property from one party to another involves many legal processes that can be effectively handled by a property solicitor. Therefore, you will need the services of a conveyancing attorney when buying or selling a home. Other instances that demand the help of a conveyancing solicitor include switching mortgage or transferring ownership. Sometimes […]
What are coronavirus criminal offences?
Governments across the world have had to introduce laws related to the coronavirus, which are intended to keep their citizens from spreading the virus. This article will discuss coronavirus criminal offences in the UK, so that you can adjust your behavior and avoid penalties, while protecting others. What are Coronavirus Criminal Offences? Coronavirus criminal offences […]
What can you claim for in a personal injury claim?
Are you suffering an injury or illness due to another person’s negligence? If yes, you have got the legal rights to claim for the injury. You deserve to receive financial compensation legally. However, legal action is a must to claim compensation. Both general and special damages are claimed by an individual in the UK. The […]
What Is Classified As Self-defence In The UK?
It is acceptable for you to defend yourself in a reasonable manner and force if you are placed in a situation where someone is assaulting you and prevent them from causing you any more harm or injury. Although an act of defence, you cannot simply pull out a knife that you happened to have with […]
Whistleblowing: Liability of Individuals
Billy Muir from LBJ Consultants gives an example of a whistleblowing case. See lbjconcultants.co.uk for more. Can an individual be liable for a whistleblowing dismissal, along with the employer, under detriment provisions of the Employment Rights Act? Yes, held the Court of Appeal in Timis v Osipov. Alexander Osipov was dismissed on the ground that […]
Top Three Reasons You Need A Solicitor
Number one: If you are questioned by the police A solicitor is vital during the most critical stage of any case. A suspect’s responses will be recorded during questioning—and when something is said, it can never be taken back. People can say inaccurate things that are capable of misinterpretation when under pressure or when experiencing […]
What To Do If You Get Arrested?
You will be taken to the police station if you get arrested, held in custody in a cell, and be questioned. You may also be released or charged with a crime. Generally, you will be searched during an arrest — either at the scene, jail, or both — any contraband or evidence they find will […]