July 2019 / 24 posts found

Why company lawyers fear climate change litigation

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Litigation – Local councils can be sued for not protecting vulnerable children

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PIA wins part of case which cost £20 million in UK litigation

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October showdown as Slater and Gordon chases Quindell millions

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How I Kicked Divorce Stress To The Curb

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While my divorce ended a few years ago, I still struggle with a few things and get that oh-so-familiar nausea in my stomach when I think about it. June 21, 2019 by Divorced Moms Leave a Comment — The dreaded divorce, it finally happened. While that wasn’t the best time of my life (not by far), there are a few great things that came out of it. My entire life I battled with stress and anxiety and the issues escalated during my divorce. However, separation from my husband also gave me the time and will to tackle my mental health problems and […]

Lottery winner who scooped £63million jackpot during his divorce told he must give half to estranged…

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A MAN who scooped a massive $80million (£62.8m) on the US lottery while getting a divorce must give half of his winnings to his estranged wife, a court has ruled. An arbitrator said that Richard Anthony Zelasko, 50, must split the winnings with his then wife Mary Elizabeth, 48, because the money was thought to be part of the “marital estate”. 3 Richard Zelasko won $80m on the Mega Millions lottery while he was getting a divorceCredit: AP:Associated Press The couple from Pontiac, Michigan, got married in 2004 but the wife then filed for divorced in September 2011, court documents […]

Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill scheduled for second reading on 25 June 2019

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Home > News Nuffield Foundation publishes briefing note The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill is due to receive its second reading on 25 June 2019. The Nuffield Foundation has published a very useful briefing note ahead of the second reading. As the note says, the Bill proposes to retain irretrievable breakdown as the sole ground for divorce but to remove the requirement to establish a ‘fact’ such as adultery or behaviour. Instead, one or both parties would be required to file a statement of irretrievable breakdown which would be confirmed after a minimum waiting period of six months. This change […]

Cyclist faces bankruptcy over £100k costs bill for injured pedestrian

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A cyclist who knocked down a woman crossing a busy London road says he faces bankruptcy from the resulting costs bill. Gemma Brushett was awarded £4,161 in damages by Central London’s County Court this week after a judge ruled she was equally to blame for the collision as cyclist Robert Hazeldean. Much of the coverage this week has focused on the fact that Brushett was looking at her phone while she crossed the street at London Bridge, while Hazeldean, who was travelling up to 15mph, was going through a green light and had sounded his horn to warn the pedestrian.  […]

Lessons from Brexit on negotiation in the context of Employment Litigation

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Either couple can raise children: Custody battle brings out gender stereotyping – The Standard

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ALSO READ: Why my mother-in-law wore a wedding dress on my big day A judge has ruled that men can be allowed sole custody of children, revoking a long-held view that only women are primary caregivers. High Court judge Joel Ngugi declared that it is a fallacy to imagine that men cannot be primary caregivers but can only be breadwinners. The ruling arose from a child custody battle between an estranged couple which parted ways after the man caught his wife in their matrimonial bed with their house boy. The man, named in court records as JKN, lost custody of […]