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Witness Guide: A guide to giving your Witness evidence.

Giving your evidence at trial can be a very stressful experience. This guide will provide you with helpful information as to the procedures involved when giving your evidence. ... Read more

What is absolute privilege ?

There are certain occasions that are deemed so important that those making statements upon them are not liable in defamation, despite that the fact that those statements are a true, or even malicious. ... Read more

Valuers Negligence

In the case of Paratus AMC Limited (1) (2) RMAC 2005 NSI PLC & Countrywide Surveyors Limited [2011] EWHC 3307 (Ch) the Claimants alleged that Countywide had negligently overvalued a property. ... Read more

Trade Mark Infringement.

Carruthers law can advise you on bringing or defending proceedings for Trade Mark infringement. What is a Trade Mark infringement?... Read more

Trade Mark Bullying : Unjustifiable threats of trade mark infringement

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The Protection from Harassment Act 1997

The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 can provide protection in Neighbourhood disputes, bullying at work, protection from the media, libel disputes.... Read more

The Professional Negligence Pre-action Protocol

As of the 6th April 2015 an amended Professional Negligence Pre-action Protocol came into effect to govern parties pre action behaviour.The purpose of the protocol is to ensure an early exchange of information and hopefully a resolution of the dispute without the necessity for proceedings. Courts treat the protocol as the standard of behaviour for the parties prior to proceedings. ... Read more

The Financial Services Authority.

What is the Financial Services Authority and what part does it play if i need to claim compensation from financial advisors?... Read more

The Courts System.

A helpful guide to the various courts in the English legal System.... Read more

Squirrell v Bradleys Surveyors Ltd [2011] All ER (D) 188 (Nov)

There is a distinction between a commercial purchaser, who is seeking to buy a property for investment purposes and a normal residential purchaser. A commercial purchaser is more astute and is expected to obtain his or her own valuation and survey as opposed to private purchasers who are seeking to buy a property for a residence and may be able to rely on the valuation.... Read more

Specific Disclosure.

If one party believes that the others disclosure is inadequate he or she can make an application to the court for specific disclosure pursuant to Part 31 of the CPR.... Read more

Solicitors Negligence: Negligent Will Drafting.

A solicitor owes a general duty to draft a will with reasonable care and skill. If he fails to do so, it will normally give rise to a claim providing the claimant is able to prove what he intended the will should have said.... Read more

Solicitors Negligence Claims

Levicom International Holdings BV & another v Linklaters (a firm) [2010] EWCA Civ 494. This case illustrates how solicitors are expected to give proper reasoned advice and not be over optimistic if that is not the correct assessment of the claim. ... Read more

Search Orders

An order for a Search Order is made under section 7 of the Civil Procedure Act 1997... Read more