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Agricultural law blog

Thames Water fined over £20 million for polluting the Thames - 24 March 2017

Thames Water Utilities Limited has been ordered to pay a record £20,361,140.06 in fines and costs for a series of …

Inheritance Act claims by adult children - 16 March 2017

The Supreme Court has delivered its judgment in the case of Ilott v The Blue Cross & Others, a case …

Government puts RSPCA on “probation” - 22 February 2017

Government Ministers have put the RSPCA on “probation” over its prosecution policy for the next two years. It is well …

How Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements can help farming families - 9 June 2015

The current law for determining divorce financial settlements depends on the discretion of individual judges to apply certain factors and …

Farming divorces and Collaborative Law – a better way - 20 May 2015

Sorting out a financial settlement on divorce can be complicated and this can especially be the case for farming families, …

Judges to hand over administrative applications to “legal advisors” - 27 April 2015

When the County Court Money Claims Centre (‘CCMCC’) was launched in 2012, it was designed to streamline the process of …

Seizures of legally owned firearms on the increase - 5 January 2015

Over Christmas Martin Winter had an article published in Shooting Times regarding the increase of seizures of legally owned firearms.  …

Taunton Hospital Eye Operation Fears - 30 May 2014

The medical director of Musgrove Park Hospital, Dr Colin Close, has admitted that patients may pursue compensation claims in respect …