On the 15 May 2012 the Sentencing Council published new guidelines showing a tougher approach to the way those convicted of dangerous dog offences are to be treated by the Court.
What effect would increasing the small claims limit for personal injury claims from ?1,000 to ?5,000 have on you?
Last year the Government announced that they would be considering raising the small claims limit for personal injury cases from ?1,000 to ?5,000.
Thousands of people visit showhomes at Cranbrook
What is said to be the first new settlement in Devon since medieaval times has opened its doors for business in the last two weeks.
What affect has the Budget had on the housing market?
The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill
Article written by Susan Jury, Solicitor.
As a family Solicitor specialising in family law, particularly in areas involving children, it has been with increasing alarm and dismay that I have watched the progress of the above Bill through Parliament.
Equality in Civil Partnerships?
The recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Lawrence v Gallagher (2012) EWCA Civ 394 is being viewed by many lawyers as the first ?big money? settlement case following the dissolution of a Civil Partnership. Olly Seymour takes a look.
Protective Awards For Ex Employees
Rundlewalker has recently been asked by upwards of 120 disgruntled ex employees about the prospect of recovering a Protective Award.
Does throwing out the non-organic ham equate to unreasonable behaviour?
Currently, a divorce is only granted to the parties on the basis that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. There are currently 5 ways to prove that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. An unreasonable behaviour petition is the most common.
Adam Scott ? Press Release 2
We understand from communications received today from the BBC, that LGC Forensics have released a statement to the BBC concerning the Forensic Regulator?s enquiry into this matter.
Mortgage Lenders helping first time buyers.
At a time when first time buyers are finding it difficult to raise sufficient money to pay the deposit on a house, some lenders are introducing mortgages for new build houses and flats where the buyers need only a 5% deposit.
Rundlewalker Lawyer in the News - Law Society Gazette
Philippa Jefferies, Criminal Litigation Solicitor Advocate at Rundlewalker, has recently made headlines when acting successfully for a client wrongly accused of rape.
Referral fees ? who are the main beneficiaries?
There has been a lot in the news recently about the Government's intention to abolish the payment of referral fees.