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On Tower UK Ltd v BT – Understanding the termination of a code agreement

Property Litigation Partner, Ros Monk, and associate, Luke Holden, analyse and comment on the recent Upper Tribunal ruling in On Tower UK Ltd v British Telecommunications plc [2024] UKUT 51 (LC) and what…

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The dangers of using unregulated will writers

A recent case handled by our dispute resolution team, in which we were able to secure the proceeds of an estate for our client after an unregulated will writing company…

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To break or not to break – when will the Court grant a landlord break clause in a renewal lease?

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (the “Act”) protects the occupation of business tenants at expiry of lease term, but a recent decision of the High Court gives hope to…

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How we made it possible: Helping a client retrieve valuable confidential data taken by an employee

In a case led by Harrison Drury’s commercial dispute resolution team, we helped our client retrieve valuable confidential, commercial and personal data taken deliberately from the company by a former…

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Decision delivered in the case of Owens v Owens

The Supreme Court has delivered its much-anticipated judgement in the case of Owens v Owens, a contested divorce case which has revived calls for no-fault divorce. Trainee solicitor in the…

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Mills v Mills – Maintenance payments after divorce

It’s an interesting time in the field of family law. We recently discussed the case of Owens v Owens in the supreme court, and now we have seen the case…

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How to claim against the estate: A widow included in her husband’s will receives no benefit from the estate

The former England football captain and Blackpool stalwart Jimmy Armfield, who died in January this year, has left £214,000 in his estate as revealed by the grant of probate. However,…

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What happened in the case of Owens v Owens?

Last week, the Supreme Court heard the appeal of Owens v Owens, a contested divorce case which has revived calls for no-fault divorce. Janine Hutson, from ourf family department at…

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Am I legally a father? An update in the field of fertility treatment

Last year Harrison Drury explored an IVF case where a paperwork error meant a father had not been legally recognised. Janine Hutson from the family department at Harrison Drury examines…

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Is the Wembley deal a game-changer for stadium acquisitions?

Alex Walmsley of Harrison Drury’s sports law team assess the merits of bid to purchase Wembley Stadium and what it might mean for the FA and the stadium’s future. Wembley…


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