The introduction of sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences has seen a significant increase in the level of fines and penalties imposed for breaches.
In recent months we have seen a number of appeals against decisions in proprietary estoppel cases. The consequences in each case have had an enormous impact on the families involved.
As an avid fan of the game, I have been looking at the approach taken by the courts when assessing the right to enjoy the game against the risk of injury and damage to property.
Bob Cuffe talks about his love of Teesside in this weeks #Janesblog.
Two of the most challenging, but rewarding, experiences of my life so far include reaching the 4,000 metre summit of Mount Kinabalu in Borneo and becoming a mum. My life of life as a trainee solicitor is another example.
Following a week in which Danny Baker’s dismissal by the BBC emphasised the blurring of boundaries between personal and work lives, specifically where an individual’s use of social media which is considered to be not in their employer’s best interests, our Employment department takes a look at
In recent years, there has been a surge in the number of technology start-ups being formed in the UK.
Just over a week ago I was asked to speak to Radio Tees about an article that had appeared in the Financial Times under the heading “ Can you Be a Partner in a Law Firm and a mother”. Following on from this I have been mulling this heading with some concern.
There were several interesting legal stories in the press this week.
I took over the role of chair of Jacksons’ charity committee last year when our previous chair stepped down. Having set the committee up two years ago, it felt like it was the natural thing to do.
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