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Serious Injury and Clinical Newsletter – June 2019

We are pleased to present the June 2019 edition of our serious injury & clinical negligence newsletter from the Clarke Willmott claims team. Cohabitants to be entitled to recover bereavement damages The Ministry of Justice proposes change to legislation to allow cohabiting couples to recover bereavement damages Under the Fatal Accidents...

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When divorce gets complicated

Ten reasons why divorce proceedings can become complex For the lucky few, divorce can be relatively simple – deciding who gets what and going through the legal formalities, without too much undue pain beyond the regret that the relationship has ended. Often however, there are other influences, like childcare and...

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Clarke Willmott confirms corporate sponsorship of charity Arts Taunton

Our Taunton office has confirmed its support for charity Arts Taunton for another year. We have long-established roots with Arts Taunton going back to the organisation’s founding and certification as a charity in 2015. Tim Walker, Partner, said: “As a practice we depend on Somerset’s ability to attract high quality...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – June 2019

June 2019 case law update Clarke Willmott’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our June 2019 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – May 2019

May 2019 case law update Clarke Willmott’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our May 2019 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update...

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New Spanish Business Association launch in Manchester

Connecting companies in the UK A new body dedicated to promoting business, cultural and social collaboration between Spain and the UK had recently launched at the Manchester’s Cervantes Institutes on June 6. The Spanish Business Association (SBA) is a not-for-profit organisation aimed at meeting the needs of companies looking to...

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Case update: Liquidated damages following termination of contract

A review of the application of liquidated damages following termination The Court of Appeal has recently reviewed the application of liquidated damages in the case of Triple Point Technology, Inc. v PTT Public Company Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 230. Background Triple Point Technology (TPT) was a company based in Delaware...

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Construction and the evolving retail industry

The retail construction climate is drastically shifting as a result of changes in demand and the ‘online shopping’ boom. This disruption has caused many companies such as ToysRus and Debenhams to struggle as they did not keep up with the ‘e-commerce’ movement. It has also created a wealth of opportunity,...

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Bridgwater & Taunton College – 25 years working together

“We look forward to a continuing close partnership…” Clarke Willmott is proud of the strong partnerships it has developed with clients large and small across 130 years in business. Some require our services only occasionally; others rather more frequently, but – no matter what their needs – the same organisational values...

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Centre opens to help steel workers with pension claims

Over £2 million claimed back for steel workers Clarke Willmott LLP, which has so far claimed back over £2 million for steel workers who were badly advised to transfer their pensions, has set up a dedicated centre in Port Talbot to help those affected. Clarke Willmott, has opened at Water...

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