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10 Points To Know Before Signing A Statement of Truth

As a Claimant in a claim, or a witness on behalf of the Claimant, the Court rules require various documents to be signed by a “Statement of Truth”. This applies to various court documents “Claim Form”, “Particulars of Claim”, “Schedule of Loss”, disclosure lists,  Witness Statements and expert reports (although [...]

By | 2019-01-17T09:40:04+01:00 January 17th, 2019|General|

Harrogate Solicitor’s Views on the Brexit Impasse

In this blog, Harrogate Solicitor and current President of Harrogate District Law Society, sets out his personal views on the Brexit deadlock. I confess: I'm a total political nerd, as nerdy as it gets. Politics is my favourite topic of conversation, hence why I never get invited to parties. Politics [...]

By | 2019-01-17T09:09:06+01:00 January 15th, 2019|General|

Prospects Of Successful Surgery: A Case Of Over-Egging The Pudding?

When a patient consults a doctor about proposed surgery, the doctor must not be overly optimistic on the success of the proposed surgery. A doctor's number one duty is to act in the best interest of the patient. Specific guidance contained within the Good Medical Practice 2013 expressly requires doctors to listen [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:35:59+01:00 August 29th, 2017|General|

Andrew Gray – The Fifth Anniversary Interview

Q - With Truth Legal approaching its fifth anniversary, tell me how do you feel about the project? A - I'm immensely proud of what we have achieved in a short period of time, and yet I feel that we have only just begun. There is so much more that [...]

By | 2018-10-23T15:03:49+01:00 April 22nd, 2017|Andrew Gray, General|

Legal Problem? Why You Should Instruct a Solicitor

You might think that instructing a solicitor is almost a given when encountering a legal problem. In the same way that you go to your GP if you feel ill, if you run into legal difficulty, you go to see your solicitor. But does this traditional view reflect reality? Not [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:51:38+01:00 March 8th, 2017|Andrew Gray, General|

Frequently asked questions about settlement agreements: Your questions answered

Termination agreements, compromise agreements, gagging clauses, mutually agreed resignation, ex gratia payments, golden goodbyes… these are just some of the terms that are used to describe these contracts which stop employees bringing claims against employers. The proper term is “settlement agreement”. The purpose of a settlement agreement is for an [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:09:17+01:00 September 12th, 2016|Andrew Gray, General|

Truth Legal, Solicitors – New Appointment!

One of Harrogate’s fastest growing law firms, Truth Legal, has appointed trainee solicitor, Laura Morgan, to join its Harrogate office. Laura, who has had four years of paralegal experience, is commuting to Harrogate from Goole every day in order to complete her solicitor training. Andrew Gray, founder of Truth Legal, [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:09:36+01:00 September 2nd, 2016|Andrew Gray, General, Personal Injury|