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And You Thought Compensation Claims Were A New Thing?

 Aviva one of the largest insurance companies in Europe recently looked through its accident claims records to find the most unusual and bizarre compensation claims which surprisingly have been reported since the 1860’s!

January Rural Practice Blog

 The last couple of weeks have seen me in North Pembs getting round to meet as many clients as I can, especially following our link up with VJG Johns. The weather certainly helped and most of the farms were very busy as they look forward to another farming year with all the challenges that brings.

Guest Blog: Complying with Part 36: effective settlement strategy


James Hall, guest blogger and Barrister at Cornwall Street Chambers in Birmingham, writes about the wealth of recent court decisions as to the correct interpretation of Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules.

Taking the blues out of Blue Monday

So today is apparently ‘Blue Monday’, labelled as the most depressing day of the year as a result of another equation created by some mad boffin combining different factors such as weather, debt and motivation.

Should you buy your freehold?

 There are two ways of owning property in the UK; Leasehold or Freehold. I have noticed that there has been an increase in the number of clients enquiring as to whether and why they should purchase the freehold to their property. So I thought it would be a good idea to write an explanation which would be easy for all to understand and a quick reference for those enquiring.

The Shingler Saga

 With the 6 Nations Tournament fast approaching, the Scottish Squad selection has thrown open some unexpected controversy.  Steven Shingler’s selection by Scotland has been challenged by the WRU.

Happy New Year

Welcome to 2012 after the Christmas and New Year break. I hope the year ahead turns out to be everything that you had hoped for. For us what better way for us to start the first working day of 2012 with the news that we now have amongst our ranks a Member of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire!

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