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Business Interruption Policies & COVID-19: Update

17/09/20

Following on from our article on business interruption insurance in April 2020, there has been a significant development in the clarification of Business Interruption (BI) policies and their applicability to circumstances arising out of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Overview

On 9 June 2020 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), commenced proceedings in the High...

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Refusal to mediate

Why Refusal to Mediate is a Risky Business

12/08/20

Mr Justice Griffiths’ recent decision in DSN v Blackpool Football Club Limited EWHC 670 (QB) serves as a timely reminder to litigating ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Employee employment services

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

21/01/20

The legal profession is ranked as one of the top 3 most stressful occupations in the UK according to a survey conducted ...

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Online reviews

Defamation through Online Reviews in the UK

13/09/19

‘There is no such thing as public opinion.  There is only published opinion.’ – Winston Churchill But when it comes to online ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Inheritance Act Claims

Dealing with a Reluctant Witness

13/03/19

What can you do when a crucial witness is unwilling or unable to provide a witness statement or attend court to give ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Disclosure Pilot

The Disclosure Pilot: Anything but ‘Standard’

25/02/19

In recent years, Disclosure has become a cumbersome and formulaic process which has limited relevance to the changing course of litigation and ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Cyber Crime Awareness

Expansion of Online Court Pilot

07/02/19

Expansion of Online Court Pilot In April 2018, and following a successful pilot, the Ministry of Justice rolled out its ‘online court ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - What happens when there is no space on the bus?

What happens when there is no space on the bus?

24/01/17

FirstGroup Plc v Paulley Almost five years since he was first prevented from boarding a bus, because the wheelchair space was occupied ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - The Online Court

The Online Court

19/12/16

As part of Lord Justice Briggs’ sweeping reforms for the civil justice system is the launch of an online court.  This follows ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Relief from Sanctions

Relief from Sanctions

06/08/15

The Court of Appeal has overturned a Judgment criticised for imposing draconian sanctions on a law firm for missing four cost deadlines.  ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Reform of Court Structure

Reform of Court Structure

03/08/15

Alongside the intended wholesale overhaul of the Justice system recently announced by Michael Gove, the Ministry of Justice is also pressing ahead ...

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