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Monthly Archives: March 2018

INHERITANCE CLAIM – TOO LATE WAS THE CRY!

INHERITANCE CLAIM – TOO LATE WAS THE CRY!

21/03/2018

It may come as no surprise to most people that when a claim made under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 (the Act) after the deadline date, it was considered to be too late. The big question is why did the matter trouble the court so much when the deadline had passed […]


Team expansion at Jacksons

12/03/2018

Jacksons Law Firm has strengthened the Residential Conveyancing teams in their Teesside and Newcastle office, with the recruitment of six new members of staff. The North East based law firm, which was established over 140 years ago, launched its New Build department in January 2018, with the appointment of Associate, Jonathan Wall to head up […]


A message from The Link Charitable Trust.

A message from The Link Charitable Trust.

07/03/2018

Mental health problems affect one in ten children and young people, and The Link Charitable Trust is doing its bit to help local youngsters in distress. Based in Redcar The Link works hard to support children, young people and their families – and demand for its services are on the increase. GPs, social services and schools […]


The future for No fault divorce

The future for No fault divorce

06/03/2018

Should no fault divorce the way forward? The majority of divorcing couples and families experiencing the difficulties of separation, particularly those with children, will tell you that they would prefer an amicable process with as little upset as possible. A common fear is that once solicitors become involved the couple’s relationship will sour and where […]


Court’s use of Emojis

Court’s use of Emojis

05/03/2018

The Court is being asked to interpret the use of emojis as part of a breach of contract claim between Phones 4U Limited (in administration) and EE Limited. EE’s counterclaim cited use of a sad face emoji by Phones 4 U on its website in a statement to explain why it was offline. Phones 4 […]


The Link, Jacksons Charity of the Year

The Link, Jacksons Charity of the Year

05/03/2018

This week, Jane invites Caroline Parnell of The Link to talk about the charity, and the work that it does.  Here is what she has to say… Mental health problems affect one in ten children and young people, and The Link is doing its bit to help local youngsters in distress. Based in Redcar, The Link […]


Gas Safety – New regulations welcomed by landlords

Gas Safety – New regulations welcomed by landlords

02/03/2018

Subject to being approved by Parliament, the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 will come into force on 6 April 2018. These regulations will amend the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 (GSIUR) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a new draft Approved Code of Practice and guidance (L56). […]


Digital Divorce – Mixed Reviews

Digital Divorce – Mixed Reviews

01/03/2018

The name Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division is not likely to be familiar unless you are in the legal profession, however the debate he chaired in February 2017 about ‘digital divorce’ most likely will be in the future. The progressive role he has played in overseeing debate as to the ‘pros and […]


Legal Protection for Pharmacists

Legal Protection for Pharmacists

01/03/2018

Following a consultation by the Government last year new measures have been proposed to provide a defence for pharmacists in respect of inadvertent dispensing errors. Under the Medicines Act 1968 dispensing errors are criminal offences regardless of whether the incident is intentional or inadvertent and regardless of the severity of harm resulting in the incident. […]


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