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How Do Courts Determine Split Responsibility Between A Pedestrian And A Driver?

Road traffic accidents can sometimes involve complicated circumstances, with each party blaming others for causing it. These arguments are less common in pedestrian accident claims – where a pedestrian has been injured by another road-user – but disputes over responsibility can still occur. This happened in the case of Eagle [...]

By |2020-06-17T16:57:13+01:00June 14th, 2020|Road Traffic Accidents|

How Should The Court Approach A Case Of Clinical Negligence That Worsens A Pre-Existing Condition?

Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust & Anr [2015] EWCA Civ 1119 Background Causation in cases of negligence is normally decided on a ‘but for’ basis, with the court asking the question ‘but for the negligence, would the claimant have sustained the loss complained of?’ However, cases [...]

By |2020-06-08T10:53:45+01:00June 8th, 2020|Student Case Blogs|

The Impact Of New Security Laws In Hong Kong For BNO Passport Holders And British Citizens Naturalised Through The British Nationality (Hong Kong) Act 1990

This is a joint article written by our Head of Immigration, Louis MacWilliam and our Immigration consultant, Jennie Chau. With new authoritarian laws on the horizon, we at Truth Legal consider the British Prime Minister’s offer to Hong Kong citizens. We also look at existing measures that Hong Kong citizens [...]

By |2020-06-15T08:08:06+01:00June 5th, 2020|Immigration|

Cycle Licensing – Putting Public Safety At The Forefront Of The UK’s ‘Cycling Boom’.

Two years ago, whilst driving home from work, a cyclist swerved in front of me and was recklessly riding his cycle whilst looking directly at me, clearly trying to distract me.  He followed me home and waited until I parked up before cycling away.  I called the police but unfortunately [...]

By |2020-05-25T09:58:34+01:00May 25th, 2020|Student Case Blogs|

My Client’s Bizarre Journey to Indefinite Leave to Remain

On 14 May 2020 I got my client’s story into a feature piece in The Guardian. Since 1992, the Home Office had refused to recognise my client as having lawful residence in the UK, so we felt there was little to lose. Just five days later, on 19 May 2020, [...]

By |2020-05-22T13:49:43+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Immigration|

COVID-19’s Complex Influence on Attitudes Towards Immigration

It is broadly appreciated that migrants have played a vital role in the UK’s battle against COVID-19. With the first ten doctors to die from the pandemic all hailing from overseas, it is impossible to doubt the sacrifices they have made. Whilst this has led to tangible softening of attitudes [...]

By |2020-05-21T10:56:45+01:00May 21st, 2020|Guest Authors|

Making A Will In The UK – Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Nobody wants to think about the consequences of their death. However, planning for this eventuality will bring a lot of relief and save a lot of worries for your family when they are already burdened with mourning after the loss of a loved one. Since you are reading this article, [...]

By |2020-05-20T09:11:24+01:00May 20th, 2020|Wills & Probate|

Encouraging Clients to Keep Records

ONRECORD's co-founder, George Hibbert, advises how to encourge clients to keep records and gather the evidence they need when making a case. You are the elite If you are a solicitor, a barrister or anyone professionally or technically qualified you are part of an elite, not because of your social [...]

By |2020-04-27T11:48:58+01:00April 27th, 2020|Guest Authors|

What’s New in Employment Law in 2020?

Employment is an area of law that is developing constantly and there are several important changes coming into force on 6 April 2020 that employers should be aware of. Good Work Plan Working habits and arrangements have changed dramatically over the past 30 years. A significant number of people now [...]

By |2020-04-21T14:38:19+01:00April 21st, 2020|Guest Authors|