New guidance has been set out by the Health and Safety Executive with regard to its fees for intervention covering costs of investigating, taking enforcement action and putting things right.
If you need assistance with regard to the new rules or if you have any concerns regarding Health and Safety Executive interventions, please contact Peter Lynn on 01792 450010.
The Law Commission are currently reviewing the transparency of terms and how they relate to The Unfair Terms and Consumer Contract Regulations 1999.
All terms in consumer contracts may be challenged for fairness unless they are clear and transparent and prominent. For full advice on contacts and terms and conditions, please contact Peter Lynn on 01792 450010.
Where British Nationals have assets in Spain, it is wise to have Spanish wills to avoid unnecessary costs and delay. It is important to limit any Spanish will to those assets situated in Spain alone and it is important to ensure that they are done in conjunction with full wills properly executed in the UK.
For full advice on such matters, please contact Jonathan Cudd on 01792 450010.
There have been recent Court decisions which have been somewhat surprising for example on rear end shunts. Some significant blame was found for the front driver. Similarly on overtaking – the driver being overtaken was found liable in certain cases. In another case a cyclist was held to be heavily to blame when struck by a vehicle. In all these cases, this was contrary to the normal expectations of liability.
For full personal injury liability advice, please contact Richard Howe on 01792 450010.
Many clients are bemused by the fact that there is often a case of unequal split of family assets particularly in more modest cases and especially where children are involved. For full advice on capital assets and maintenance please contact Sara Plant on 01792 450010.
Legal eagles support Ospreys kit launch at The Waterfront Museum
Stuart Atherton, Senior Partner – Peter Lynn & Partners, Stephanie Kift-Harries, Solicitor – Peter Lynn & Partners
Ospreys launched their new kit at The Waterfront Museum in the presence of sponsors and hundreds of supporters. Peter Lynn & Partners, one of the cities leading law firms and a new 2012/13 kit sponsor were present to witness the unveiling.
Stuart Atherton, a partner at Peter Lynn said: “We are delighted to be able to support the Ospreys for the forthcoming season and it’s really exciting being here to witness the fantastic public support…
If you own a property with a balcony that overhangs a public highway then there is always a problem in that the local authority own the airspace above public highway. Whether local authorities granted statutory licence under Section 177 of the Housing Act 1980 is an issue but even if it has, it does not prevent the local authority dealing with its own airspace as it thinks fit. This can be a particular problem for flats with an overhanging balcony or shops with an overhanging balcony. Indemnity insurances are available, for full property advice, please contact Chris Tymanowski on…