tort cases

Tort “A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfeasor.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tort

List of tort cases http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tort_cases

cases tort breach http://sixthformlaw.info/02_cases/mod3a/aqa/_cases_tort_2breach.htm

Torts Case Briefs – Lawnix http://www.lawnix.com/cases/torts/

Landmark Cases in […]

Conveyancing to go online under Veyo name

Conveyancing portal to launch in spring 2015 http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/news/stories/conveyancing-portal-to-launch-in-spring-2015/

Veyo’s user friendly interface, case management tools and online deal room make the conveyancing process easier to manage. http://www.veyo.co.uk/#features

Veyo, a JV between Mastek and The Law Society to launch revolutionary home conveyancing portal in Spring 2015 http://www.mastek.co.uk/index.php/pr/222-veyo,-a-jv-between-mastek-and-the-law-society-to-launch-revolutionary-home-conveyancing-portal-in-spring-2015

Conveyancing to go online under Veyo name http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice/conveyancing-to-go-online-under-veyo-name/5044070.fullarticle

 

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Time Bars

Raising the bar – Time bars and their enforceability in English law EPC contracts “Contractors’ claims for additional time and money are a common occurrence in many major construction and engineering projects. EPC contracts often use time bar clauses as a method of managing contractors’ claims, and ensuring that the employer is notified of a […]

insolvency, bankruptcy, director disqualification

Company director disqualification “You can be banned (‘disqualified’) from being a company director if you don’t meet your legal responsibilities.

Anyone can report a company director’s conduct as being ‘unfit’.

‘Unfit conduct’ includes:

allowing a company to continue trading when it can’t pay its debts not keeping proper company accounting records not sending accounts and […]

Tenancy Agreements

Is your section 21 notice valid? http://m.england.shelter.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/386451/Is_your_section_21_notice_valid_Jan2014.pdf

Eviction of assured shorthold tenants http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/eviction/eviction_of_private_tenants/eviction_of_assured_shorthold_tenants

Gaining possession of a privately rented property let on an assured shorthold tenancy https://www.gov.uk/gaining-possession-of-a-privately-rented-property-let-on-an-assured-shorthold-tenancy

 

 

Rent a room in your home https://www.gov.uk/rent-room-in-your-home/ending-a-letting

How Do You Evict a Lodger Who Doesn’t Want to Leave? http://www.thepropertylandlord.co.uk/evict-lodger-doesnt-want-leave.html

What rights do lodgers have? http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/wales/housing_w/housing_renting_a_home_e/housing_subletting_and_lodging_e/housing_lodging_e/what_rights_do_lodgers_have.htm

When […]

Consumer rights of passengers who get delayed

New Passenger rights – better protection for bus and coach travel “EU regulations extend passenger rights to bus and coach transport. They are as follows:

Disabled people and those with reduced mobility will not be discriminated against. Most importantly these changes will bring in free-of –charge assistance both at designated bus terminals and on board […]

differences between common and civil law

What is the difference between common and civil law? “Today the difference between common and civil legal traditions lies in the main source of law. Although common-law systems make extensive use of statutes, judicial cases are regarded as the most important source of law, which gives judges an active role in developing rules. For example, […]

Harassment, Assault, Battery

Harassment

harassment (either harris-meant or huh-rass-meant) n. the act of systematic and/or continued unwanted and annoying actions of one party or a group, including threats and demands. The purposes may vary, including racial prejudice, personal malice, an attempt to force someone to quit a job or grant sexual favors, apply illegal pressure to […]

Extraterritoriality

“Extraterritoriality is the state of being exempted from the jurisdiction of local law, usually as the result of diplomatic negotiations. Extraterritoriality can also be applied to physical places, such as foreign embassies, military bases of foreign countries, or offices of the United Nations. The three most common cases recognized today internationally relate to […]