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Amputee secures six figure settlement at JSM

Matthew Claxson

15.07.2020

Our client during the course of his work suffered a partial amputation to two of his fingers. His employer’s Insurer admitted primary liability but alleged contributory negligence. Matthew Claxson, partner in the serious injury team act acted on behalf of the brave client whose case we settled at a contested Joint Settlement Meeting. The Insurers […]

Personal injury | serious injury

Podcast

Coronavirus: Bringing your employees back to work

Michelle Tudor

15.07.2020

Michelle Tudor, senior associate in the employment team discusses some of the practicalities and legal issues that may arise as you bring your workforce back to work.

Covid recovery | Employment

News

Moore Barlow appoints new HR and marketing directors

Moore Barlow

14.07.2020

Moore Barlow today announced two senior appointments to the firm’s senior leadership team – Katherine Allison, who joins as the firm’s HR Director, and Tom Newman-Young, who joins as the firm’s Marketing Director. Katherine Allison joins the team with an academic background in organisational psychology and more than two decades of HR leadership and change […]

Blog

Coronavirus: Weddings can now take place, but should you also consider a pre-nuptial agreement?

Sarah French

14.07.2020

The Government recently announced that from 4th July couples can now get married in England with up to 30 guests and enjoy their wedding ceremonies with rules in place, such as all individuals from different households being at least 2 metres apart, or one metre with risk mitigation if this is not possible.

Covid recovery | Family and divorce

Blog

The Cumberlege report: informed consent revisited

Deborah Powlesland

13.07.2020

Last week saw the publication of “First Do No Harm”, a review led by former junior health Minister Baroness Julia Cumberlege, which explains the way our healthcare system responded to reports of harmful side effects from: hormone pregnancy tests the drug sodium valproate given during pregnancy and pelvic mesh implants. The review suggests a number […]

Clinical negligence

Podcast

Rehabilitation and treatment for claimants

Matthew Tuff

13.07.2020

Associate solicitor, Matthew Tuff in the Major Trauma team, discusses the importance of receiving rehabilitation or treatments for claimants as early as possible.

Major trauma

News

Moore Barlow commended once again as a top law firm for HNW individuals

Moore Barlow

10.07.2020

Top 100 UK law firm Moore Barlow is proud to announce rankings in Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2020, reflecting the firm’s reputation as a specialist firm for private wealth practitioners.  With one of the largest private client advisory teams in the South East, Moore Barlow is named a leading firm for Private Wealth law […]

Contentious Trusts & Estates | Private wealth

Podcast

Brain Injuries

Matthew Tuff

10.07.2020

Associate solicitor, Matthew Tuff in the Major trauma team discusses the different types of brain injuries, typical symptoms and the importance of rehabilitation.

Major trauma

Blog

Divorce in Scotland and England – how different are the rules?

Sarah French

10.07.2020

The recent case of Mr and Mrs Villiers (Villiers v Villiers [2020] UKSC 30) is a reminder that divorce law is different depending on where you live in the UK. Scotland and Northern Ireland have their own laws which are different to those in England and Wales. Mr and Mrs Villiers lived in Scotland for […]

Family and divorce

Blog

Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday: Can this kick start our housing market at last?

Clare Andrews

09.07.2020

Clare Andrews looks at the cut in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and what it means for the housing market. Following a couple of months of uncertainty in the property market as a result of Covid-19, the Government has now provided some good news for home buyers, with changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax taking […]

Real estate | Residential property

Blog

Chancellor unveils coronavirus recovery plan to save jobs

Katherine Maxwell

09.07.2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £30bn plan to boost the economy and prevent mass unemployment as the financial effects of the coronavirus wear on. We have summarised the key points below which will be of interest to employers: Job retention scheme The furlough scheme is due to be phased out over the summer before coming […]

Covid recovery | Employment

Blog

Case Law: WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants

Naomi Greenwood

08.07.2020

When is an employer vicariously liable (i.e. responsible) for the conduct of its employee? This came up in the case WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants, involving supermarket chainMorrisons and a disgruntled employee. The employee was a senior internal auditor who, acting on a grudge after having been disciplined previously, published personal information about […]

Employment


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