Category: General Law

How to Complete a Directions Questionnaire

How to Complete a Directions Questionnaire

A directions questionnaire is designed to provide relevant information for the courts to give the necessary instructions to parties to a claim. There are three procedural tracks for defended claims – small claims, fast...

Adverse Possession (and How to Claim it!)

Adverse Possession (and How to Claim it!)

Adverse possession allows an individual (‘squatter’) to acquire valid freehold title to a specific piece of land when they have been in continuous occupation and had exclusive possession of the land over a specified...

Legal Aid Cuts Breach Human Rights – Are They Right?

Legal Aid Cuts Breach Human Rights – Are They Right?

To say that this year’s legal aid cuts and changes to eligibility were contentious is something of an understatement – in June, hundreds of solicitors protested outside the Ministry of Justice condemning cuts and...

Are Law Firms Time Machines?

Are Law Firms Time Machines?

Yes and No! I want to suggest to you that law firms are time machines in one sense, but not in another.  The majority of law firms measure their services using time and build...