Do I have to wear a face mask in shops?

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With the government set to announce that wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets will be mandatory in England from 24 July, here’s what you need to know about the new rules: What are the regulations? Face coverings will need to be worn inside shops by customers from Friday 24 July, although the rule […]

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Supreme Court rules there is no right to privacy against “paedophile hunters”

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In a landmark legal case, the Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that it was compatible with the accused person’s human rights to use evidence obtained by “paedophile hunter” groups in a criminal trial. Paedophile Hunter groups impersonate children online to lure persons into making inappropriate or sexualised communications with them over the internet, and then […]

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Trainee wins prestigious Law School award

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A Bhatia Best Trainee Solicitor secured a prestigious university award after her work was assessed as the best in her year. Bethany Tuplin completed a year-long work placement as part of her undergraduate law degree with Nottingham Law School.  As part of the course, Bethany was required to prepare a portfolio of work she had […]

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‘No-fault’ divorce bill backed by MPs

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A bill introducing “no-fault” divorces in England and Wales has been backed by MPs. It passed its first hurdle in the Commons by 231 votes to 16 against, following a debate. How to get a divorce Currently, in order to start divorce proceedings immediately, one spouse has to allege adultery, unreasonable behaviour or desertion has […]

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More courts reopen this week with strict social-distancing

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HM Courts & Tribunals Service is reopening another 16 courts this week after they were deemed to be suitable for holding socially-distanced hearings. Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland QC said the latest development will give people confidence justice can continue to be done safely. Approximatley 160 Courts have remained open during the Coronavirus Pandemic. In the […]

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Coronavirus: Legal advice & representation

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Despite the Coronavirus Pandemic, our lawyers are still providing 24/7 legal advice and representation. Although our offices are closed to the public, we are able to arrange appointments for new and existing clients by Skype, Microsoft Teams, Facetime and Facebook Messenger. The Courts are operating at an extremely reduced capacity with most hearings being adjourned and […]

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