Gill Steel reviews Legal Education & Training Review and asks are the current pathways to legal qualifications fit for purpose?
.... Should we have reservations about reservation? On 27 September 2012, the Legal Services Board released its latest consultation on “Enhancing consumer protection, reducing regulatory [...]
This significant and long-awaited case establishes a set of guidelines on when the personal injury damages of a mentally incapacitated person should be administered through a personal injury [...]
It is well known that capital gains tax Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) can deliver a tax rate of just 10% on qualifying capital gains of up to £10m (for disposals after 5 April 2011) during an [...]
Until now, different states have had completely different private international law rules (“PIL”) for succession. The Succession Regulation (“SR”) has attempted to harmonise PIL for succession [...]
On 5 September 2012 Nicholas Strauss QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge) handed down judgment in Scarfe & Colin v Matthews LTL 6/9/2012, which concerned the question of who should bear the [...]
In December 2011, in response to pressure from representative bodies, HMRC undertook to improve their bereavement processes and the new service was launched in April 2012. Are you using this [...]