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    Ferrari 458 Spider rear
    January 24, 2020 12:06 pm

    VAT can be reclaimed on motor vehicles that are used, or available for use, solely for business purposes – but that can be extremely difficult to prove. However, in a recent case, a computer specialist was granted a £20,805 VAT rebate after convincing the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) that he needed three luxury cars to impress his clients. (more…)

    Builder working on roof
    January 23, 2020 2:54 pm

    Building sites can be dangerous places and it is obviously right that those who suffer injury due to their employers’ failure to take appropriate precautions should be fully compensated. In one recent case, a worker who sustained grave head injuries when he fell through a roof will receive a settlement of £6.6 million in damages. (more…)

    January 22, 2020 3:24 pm

    Neighbourhood plans are an increasingly common means by which local people are given the chance to express their views on the future character and appearance of the areas where they live. However, in a legal first, the High Court ordered postponement of a local referendum in respect of one such plan. (more…)

    January 20, 2020 1:05 pm

    As Brexit grows closer, immigration has become a key discussion point for Boris Johnson’s cabinet. The UK government has proposed new restrictions set for low-skilled migrants seeking to work in Britain. This policy has not been finalised yet, although there are plans for implementation without transition by the end of December 2020. (more…)

    January 17, 2020 2:46 pm

    Allowing your will to become out of date stores up trouble for your loved ones. That was strikingly so in one case in which a successful businessman suffered a stroke before he could make a new will taking account of his changed financial and personal circumstances. (more…)

    January 16, 2020 2:21 pm

    The idea that you cannot achieve compensation for road accident injuries if you were in any way to blame for what happened is simply wrong. This point was made by the case of a vulnerable pedestrian who was hit by a car as he crossed the road when the traffic lights were against him. (more…)

    January 15, 2020 2:48 pm

    Judges can be relied upon to bend every sinew in support of insolvency practitioners seeking to recover defrauded funds for the benefit of creditors. As an unusual High Court case showed, that includes seizing alleged wrongdoers’ passports. (more…)

    December 17, 2019 5:14 pm

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) handed down judgment on 5 December 2019 on the case of Stuart Delivery Ltd v Mr Warren Augustine UKEAT/0219/18/BA regarding employment status and the use of technology. (more…)

    December 17, 2019 10:54 am

    The wealth invested in the classic and collector car market has created growing demand for the services of the courts. Head of Classic Cars, Clive Robertson explains why.

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    December 5, 2019 12:01 pm

    A recent case involving a catastrophically injured cyclist whose legal team overcame numerous hurdles to secure him a just settlement illustrates the importance of having specialist support during such proceedings. (more…)