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Moore Barlow’s corporate team completes deals worth £830M in record-breaking run

Moore Barlow

12.04.2021

Team completes one deal a week in the run up to the 2020/21 tax year end Moore Barlow’s corporate team has completed a record period of activity, having advised on deals with a combined value of more than £830m during the 16-week period to 5 April – an average of one deal per week. Led […]

Corporate

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What to do when a loved one dies

Katie Gale

06.04.2021

The loss of a loved one, whether it be a friend or a family member, can be an overwhelming time for many reasons. Not only do you have to learn to find ways to deal with your grief, but there are many practical matters that need to be dealt with and it can be hard […]

Wills tax and trusts

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Court of appeal judgment clarifies legality of undisclosed broker commissions

Moore Barlow

01.04.2021

The ruling In Wood v Commercial First Business Ltd & Ors [2021] EWCA Civ 471provides ‘much-needed clarity’ to the lending industry on the liability of both the broker and the lender when a secret commission is paid. A Court of Appeal judgment, handed down yesterday, has made it much more likely for a loan to […]

Financial services litigation

Case study

Bowel injury during hysterectomy

Natalie Hirst

01.04.2021

Our client was diagnosed with uterine cancer and was advised to have a hysterectomy (the surgical removal of the uterus). She elected to undergo a robotic procedure by way of a Da Vinci Robot assisted laparotomy and was advised she would return home the following day. Such procedures are minimally invasive and allow a surgeon better […]

Clinical negligence

Case study

Six figure compensation for facial nerve damage after ear reconstruction

Natalie Hirst

01.04.2021

Our client was born with a congenital defect of his right ear. He had undergone ear reconstruction surgery as a child and following persistent discharge from his right ear as an adult, the Defendant surgeon suggested a series of reconstructive procedures. Following the third procedure, our client was unable to close his right eye on […]

Clinical negligence

Case study

Substantial six figure sum for a delay in diagnosis of a young lady’s cauda equina syndrome

Victoria Jones

31.03.2021

Our client suffered a delay in diagnosis and treatment of her cauda equina syndrome, resulting in significant neurological damage. Cauda equina syndrome occurs when the bundle of nerves at the end of the spine are damaged. The condition is considered a medical emergency and must be treated quickly to prevent damage being done. Our client […]

Clinical negligence

Case study

Six figure compensation relating to a delay in diagnosis of appendicitis

Victoria Jones

31.03.2021

We successfully acted for a young lady in respect of a failure to diagnose her appendicitis, which subsequently ruptured, causing four quadrant peritonitis. Our client attended A&E with symptoms including abdominal cramps, vomiting and diarrhoea. However, we argued that there was a failure to record, note and act upon the abnormal blood results and abnormal […]

Clinical negligence

Blog

Discretionary Trusts in wills

Krupa Thakker

29.03.2021

Making a Will can be a daunting task, especially when you are trying to plan for a number of different scenarios – none of us can predict the future. Not being able to decide how you would want your estate to be distributed does not have to be an excuse to delay making a Will […]

Wills tax and trusts

Case study

Seven figure settlement for motorcyclist following a road traffic collision

Timothy Kirfield

25.03.2021

On the day of his accident, our client was making his way to work on his motorbike along the A320 Woking Road in Guildford when the Defendant driver pulled out from a side road and collided with his left-hand side knocking him from his bike. Our client was conscious throughout and realised immediately that he […]

Personal injury

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Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) for business owners

Naomi Wilkes

22.03.2021

What is an LPA? An LPA is a legal document that allows you (the donor) to appoint representatives (attorneys) to make decisions on your behalf. There are two types of LPA: Property and Financial Affairs LPA and Health and Welfare LPA. Both types must be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian before they […]

Wills tax and trusts

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Webinar: Looking back going forward: an employment law update

Moore Barlow

At the beginning of 2020 the focus of Employment Lawyers and HR professionals was on the impact of Brexit on the workplace. Then, when the pandemic struck and the Coronavirus Act 2020 was introduced, focus switched to home workers, key workers (those not able to work from home), the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the […]

Employment | Webinar

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A guide to personal injury trusts

Peter Stagg

15.03.2021

Clients who suffer personal injuries and are awarded compensation are often advised to set up what is known as a “Personal Injury Trust”. The reasons for this are set out in our previous blog which can be found here. However, we are often asked how exactly do you use a Personal Injury Trust, once it […]

Wills tax and trusts


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