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Land Compulsorily Purchased? You Are Entitled to Just Compensation

If your land has been compulsorily purchased to make way for a public infrastructure project, you are entitled to full and fair compensation. Local authorities may be keen to pay as little as possible in such cases but, as an Upper Tribunal (UT) ruling...

Flooding Nuisance - Frustrated Developer Wins Right to Compensation

Your neighbours owe you a duty of care and, if they cause a nuisance that results in you suffering financial loss, you are entitled to compensation in full. The point was made by the case of a landowner whose development hopes were stymied by flooding...

Highly Regarded Artist's Death Triggers Court Battle Over His Legacy

When people die, it is the duty of the administrators of their estates to gather in their assets and distribute them to those entitled to inherit them. As a case concerning the contents of a deceased artist's flat showed , however, that task is by no means...

Can a Sham Procedure Comply With the Acas Code?

Responsible employers who follow full and fair procedures in line with the Acas Code generally have a powerful defence to unfair dismissal claims – but what if a procedure is found to be a total sham? The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered...

Divorce - Financial Proceedings 'Fast Heading for Ritz Hotel Status'

Justice that can be accessed only by the super-rich is not justice at all. A High Court judge made that point in noting that financial remedy proceedings in divorce cases are fast heading for Ritz Hotel status – affordable only by the well-heeled...
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