Legal Updates from our Solicitors

Ex-soldiers succeed in claim for racial harassment against the British Army

16th September 2019 by Amy Harvey

Judgment in the case of Mr N Zulu and Mr H Gue v Ministry of Defence (2019) has today been published. The Claimants succeeded in establishing their claim against the MOD that they suffered racial harassment during their time in the Army and that the MOD did not take all reasonable steps to prevent such harassment. Read More

Discretionary Trusts in Financial Remedy Proceedings

13th February 2019 by Amy Harvey

The recently published judgment in the case of Daga v Bangur [2018] EWFC 91 serves as a cautionary tale to those attempting to claim against discretionary trusts in financial remedy proceedings. Read More

Employment Law Update

27th August 2018 by Amy Harvey

In Royal Mencap Society v Mrs C Tomlinson-Blake: UKEAT/0290/16/DM, the Court of Appeal held that, when calculating an employer’s obligations under the National Minimum Wage Regulations, the only time that counts in respect of sleep – in workers is the time they are required to be awake for the purpose of working. Read More

Insurer Takes The Wheel

9th May 2018 by Amy Harvey

The Privy Council has allowed the appeal in the case of Ramsook v Crossley in a judgment handed down on 30 April 2018. The case illustrates the problems that can arise from limits on third party cover required by motor insurance legislation and highlights the consequences of an insurer failing to take instructions from their insured when conducting litigation on their behalf.  Read More