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Can a Pedestrian Claim Compensation If They Have Misjudged Crossing the Road?

Crossing any road which carries traffic involves taking some kind of risk. And without taking proper care, or by misjudging matters, there are times when you might get it wrong. An approaching car might be going faster than you thought, for example, or another vehicle could suddenly appear from a [...]

By |2020-08-24T11:02:12+01:00August 24th, 2020|Accident Claims|

Are Pedestrians Always In the Right if Injured in an Accident on a Pedestrian Crossing?

It can be tempting to think that pedestrian crossings provide more protection than they actually do. They allow safe passage across even the busiest of roads, yet there is nothing physical holding the traffic back. Instead, the power of the pedestrian crossings comes from road users – from drivers and [...]

By |2020-08-24T11:20:23+01:00August 6th, 2020|Accident Claims|

What Reasons Are Relevant To The Reasonableness Of A Dismissal? (Student Blog)

GM Packaging (UK) Ltd v Haslem [2014] UKEAT 0259_12_2901 concerned the alleged unfair dismissal of two employees after they engaged in sexual activities in the workplace. This case is noteworthy for concluding that it is not appropriate to only look at the principal acts of misconduct when considering the reasonableness [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:52:56+01:00July 30th, 2020|Student Case Blogs|

Advice for Writing a Will in Scotland

The Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged many people to think about writing a will or reviewing the terms of their existing will. Talking to family members about what we want to happen after we die can be a very difficult and emotive subject. However, in light of the current pandemic, many [...]

By |2020-07-30T14:04:04+01:00July 30th, 2020|Guest Authors|

Law Webinar Success! Read Our Student Feedback…

We’re delighted to have had a successful trial run of our Law Webinars for Aspiring Lawyers! In June, we hosted our first webinar which invited students to look at the laws around how people can become British and discuss the Shamima Begum case. In addition, we provided students with a [...]

By |2020-07-21T19:18:45+01:00July 21st, 2020|News|

Press Release: Truth Legal Launches Webinars For Aspiring Lawyers

Press Release - July 2020 A Yorkshire lawyer will be taking a slice out of the infamous “gay cake” case during a legal masterclass for sixth formers this Friday. (July 17) In addition to examining the courtroom argument centred around human rights and discrimination, Andrew Gray, the founder of Harrogate-based [...]

By |2020-07-20T08:11:10+01:00July 16th, 2020|In The Press|

How Should Tribunals Assess Whether A Decision To Dismiss An Employee Is Unfair?

Iceland Frozen Foods Ltd v Jones [1982] IRLR 439 Iceland Frozen Foods Ltd v Jones concerned the dismissal of an employee for failing to fulfil his security duties and alleged participation in a scheme to slow progress during a shift to qualify for overtime pay. The case is notable for [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:11:23+01:00July 14th, 2020|Student Case Blogs|

Can ‘public interest’ be used as a defence to a breach of confidentiality?

In Lion Laboratories Ltd v Evans and Others [1985] QB 526 the court considered whether the gravity of public interest in a piece of information could act as a defence to alleged breach of confidentiality, where that information had been taken without the knowledge of the other party and given [...]

By |2020-07-15T12:31:55+01:00July 13th, 2020|Student Case Blogs|

How Hong Kongers Can Secure Their Money and Get UK Residency: The Tier 1 Investor Visa

This is a joint article written by our Head of Immigration, Louis MacWilliam and our Immigration consultant, Jennie Chau. As the stock market tumbles and tough new security laws are passed, Hong Kongers are faced with two major challenges. The first one is to find a safer place for investments [...]

By |2020-07-01T07:38:39+01:00July 1st, 2020|Immigration|

What is an Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment?

Should you become ill and be unable to communicate your wishes, it can be helpful to consider creating a document known as an Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment or ADRT. An ADRT, sometimes known as a Living Will or simply an Advance Decision, is a legally binding document. It helps [...]

By |2020-06-25T09:59:59+01:00June 25th, 2020|Guest Authors|
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