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A court has ruled that a landlord was within his rights to refuse to renew tenancies to shopkeepers who had pestered him with frivolous lawsuits.

The issue arose because...

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Berry Smith acted for AIM listed EKF Diagnostics in its acquisition of two international diagnostic businesses for a combined purchase price that could rise to over £60m.

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A court has ordered that two boys should live with their father because their mother was too permissive and acted “more like a friend than a parent”.

The couple divorced...

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Several police officers have won age discrimination claims after being forced to retire early.

The five police forces responsible could now have to pay out millions of...

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The government has made it easier for people to build their own homes by cutting the Community Infrastructure Levy on self-built accommodation.

Property developers have...

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Marital agreements including pre-nups and post-nups could become legally binding without the need for court approval under a proposed new law.

At present, such...

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Setting up a simple trust relating to his mother‘s home has saved a man and his wife several thousand pounds in capital gains tax.

The case involved a woman who sold her...

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An engineering firm has lost its appeal against having to pay damages to an airline company.

The case involved a breach of contract by the engineers. They had an...

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The government is looking at ways to ensure that large businesses pay their suppliers on time.

The Prompt Payment Code (PPC) was set up in 2008 to encourage companies to...

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A landlord company has won its appeal to be paid money owed by a commercial tenant which had gone into administration before completing the surrender of its lease.

The...

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