We are pleased to announce that Daniel Winslow, Partner and head of Healys Leasehold Services, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Solicitor of the Year category at this year’s Enfranchisement & Right to Manage Awards.
Vindictive bloggers who hide behind a cloak of anonymity may feel that they can use the internet to subject innocent people to abuse with complete impunity. However, in coming to the aid of an academic falsely accused of being a sexual predator, the High Court emphatically showed how very wrong they are. Continue reading →
No matter how strongly you may feel, you should pause for thought before venting your spleen on social media. As a High Court ruling showed, expressions of regret after the mouse has been clicked may not be enough to save you from the crushing legal consequences of descending into libel or harassment. Continue reading →
When money passes from one member of a family to another, questions can all too easily arise as to whether it is a loan or a gift. Proper legal documentation is by far the best means of avoiding such ambiguity but, as a Court of Appeal ruling showed, even that does not always succeed in defusing disputes. Continue reading →
If you object to a planning application, you are perfectly entitled to encourage others to join you in voicing opposition. However, as a High Court ruling showed, the fact that objections may, in effect, come from a single source is relevant to the question of whether a proposed development should be viewed as controversial. Continue reading →
Where orderly lines of motorway traffic descend into chaos in not much more than the blink of an eye, it can be very hard to discern where responsibility for an accident lies. However, as one case showed, judges are well up to the task. Continue reading →