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Why You Shouldn’t Write Your Own Will

Why You Shouldn’t Write Your Own Will

There are many options for people across the UK to take, in order to help with the creation of their will, and a good will writing service is certainly one of the best and...

Family Law Reforms From the Queens Speech

Family Law Reforms From the Queens Speech

The recent Queen’s Speech contained a number of key family law reforms for various areas of the law. In particular, the speech unveiled a set of proposals aimed at reforming family law. The biggest...

Claims Farming – Do Insurance Companies Sell Personal Details?

Claims Farming – Do Insurance Companies Sell Personal Details?

Insurance firms are selling clients’ details? So Jack Straw’s claims that insurance firms are selling clients’ details to personal injury lawyers for up to £1,000 doesn’t come as a massive surprise, but it has...

How have the changes to family law fared?

This April marked the very first anniversary of the changes to the family justice system and it was classed as the start of a cultural revolution. There are still a large number of family...

New law introduced in May under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

New law introduced in May under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

New law introduced in May under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 The first commencement order made under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 has been published. From 26th May...

New rules on zero hour contracts

Exclusivity terms unenforceable in zero hours comes into force under s 164(1). This section inserts the Employment Rights Act 1996, Pt 2A, which renders unenforceable any exclusivity term (see s 27A(3)) in a “zero...

Dying Without a Will

Dying without a will is common. In the UK, approximately two thirds of all people who die don’t leave a will. This means they die intestate, and according to an article in the Guardian,...

Motorcycle Accident Claims

  Unfortunately, motorbike riders are particularly vulnerable when on the road and motorcycle accidents are a frequent event in the UK. Car drivers struggle to see motorbikes and a motorcycle offers no protection when...

Common kinds of road accident injury

Being involved in a car accident is an upsetting, distressing and often very painful experience. This is relevant whether you are the driver, passenger, another vehicle user or pedestrian witness.

If you are injured in a road traffic accident, it is important that you are attended to immediately. This can mean either being taken to hospital by ambulance from the scene or seeing your GP if your symptoms are less severe, but are still causing you problems.

Fox’s Biscuits Take Steps to Improve Health and Safety Record

Fox’s Biscuits Take Steps to Improve Health and Safety Record

Slips, trips and falls might some of the simplest accidents that occur in the workplace, but for injured parties, employers and the economy as a whole, these common accidents can be costly. In most...

When Is A Marriage Not Legally Binding?

When Is A Marriage Not Legally Binding?

Pop songstress Foxes is reported as being uncertain of her marital status following a drunken ceremony at Glastonbury, in an interview with Metro magazine. She recalls hazy memories of a marriage ceremony in the...

Are DIY Wills a Good Idea?

Are DIY Wills a Good Idea?

Thinking about writing a will can be depressing, because no one wants to contemplate the day when they will pass away and leave behind their friends, family and children. However, it is very important...

How far can the duty of good faith go?

How far can the duty of good faith go?

Could an employer be legally bound by a broad statement that they would make no further changes to their pension scheme, even though this was not written into a contract? Yes, where this leads...

Cornish Naval Base Employees Suffer Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Cornish Naval Base Employees Suffer Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Babcock Flagship Ltd, the company with the maintenance contract for a Cornish naval base, has been ordered by Truro magistrates Court to pay £20,000 after 3 employers were diagnosed with Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome or...

NEW dEFERO LAW

Welcome to the New Defero Law!

I’m extremely excited to unveil the new look Defero Law. I’ve moved the site from our old host over at Ning to the WordPress/BuddyPress platform. The reasons are many, and you can read more...