The Health & Safety Executive has powers to prosecute companies and directors, in their personal capacity, for breaches of health and safety law. This can result in very substantial fines and potentially custodial sentences for directors.
In 2013 the civil courts underwent a substantial change, known as the Jackson Reforms.
Whether or not a tenant has breached their repair covenant is one of the more common bones of contention between landlords and tenants.
Three legal specialists from Portsmouth have had cause to leave their offices at 1000 Lakeside as client cases demanded they fly out to three different continents across the world.
Recruitment consultants: are you owed fees?
Scotland may have voted to preserve the Union, but Scottish civil law is (and always has been) distinct from the law of England & Wales. In fact there are some quite drastic differences in law, as well as more subtle variations in process and procedure.
When businesses are in dispute it is often because they have different perceptions of what was agreed when the deal was done.
Sadly, this has been a fact of life for many commercial landlords in recent years and the obvious question for many is “will I get paid and if so, when?”