Category: Personal

Do I Have a Personal Injury Claim?

Do I Have a Personal Injury Claim?

If you have been injured or harmed as a result of another person’s negligence, you may be able to make a personal injury claim for compensation. There are many different types of personal injury...

Personal Injury FAQs

Personal Injury FAQs

If you have been injured in an accident, whether at work, in your car, or in public, and it was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to make a claim for...

Can I Take Unpaid Parental Leave?

Can I Take Unpaid Parental Leave?

Unpaid parental leave allows eligible employees to take a limited amount of time off work each year on an unpaid basis for child-related reasons such as to spend more time with their children or...

Slander (Making a Claim for Defamation)

Slander (Making a Claim for Defamation)

What is slander? Slander is one of two types of defamation. For a statement to be defamatory, it must be false and intended to harm the reputation of another party. Slander covers defamatory statements...

Defamation – FAQs

Defamation – FAQs

What is considered defamation, libel and slander? Defamation is said to apply where a statement is made, either orally or in writing, to a third party, in such a way as to damage, or...

Exchange of contracts (What’s Involved?)

Exchange of contracts (What’s Involved?)

When buying or selling a property, the stage of the conveyancing process that makes the agreement legally binding is known as ‘exchange of contracts’. Up until the point that contracts are exchanged, neither the...

How Long Does Conveyancing Take?

How Long Does Conveyancing Take?

The residential conveyancing process can take anywhere from 6 weeks up to 6 months from start to finish. It can be difficult for a solicitor to advise exactly how long conveyancing will take since...

Contracted Hours Not Being Met?

Contracted Hours Not Being Met?

The problem of contracted hours not being met can affect employees in different types of industry, but is particularly prevalent in the hospitality, retail and construction sectors where working patterns are changed to suit...

What is Extradition?

What is Extradition?

Extradition is the process whereby one country requests that another country returns to them an individual accused of or guilty of a crime for the purpose of trial or imprisonment, and that the individual...