Are UK law firms vulnerable to the recession?

August 15, 2013

With the economic downturn lasting longer than had originally been expected, there’s the chance that UK law firms could fall victim to the ongoing tough times. Lawyers in London as well as other regions around the country may be forced to address the sectors of the market that they currently work in and try to adapt to a […]

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A claim barred by limitation allowed on a response letter by the client

January 4, 2013

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a solicitor’s claim for costs which are billed but not fixed by agreement or assessment was covered by section 29(5) of the Limitation Act 1980. It was the first time that the appeal court had ruled on the subject said Lord Justice Lloyd. Bath Housing Co-operative which needed […]

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Methods Of Dispute Resolution In Commercial Contracts

December 24, 2012

It is no longer uncommon for commercial contracts, especially construction contracts, to enter into a dispute by one or both parties before the contracted service is complete. Many people in the legal industry believe that this is a direct result of the current economic conditions in the country. All-too-often, construction projects are delayed or stopped […]

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