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  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    What happens if a Claimant brings a claim against me twice?
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      If a claim is issued against you, it is usual to expect the full extent of the claim to be contained in one claim form and a document known as the particulars of claim.  If, despite serving a defence, the claim does not progress and then a further claim is issued (with a separate… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    What is the small claims track?
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    When proceedings are issued, the courts will decide which ‘track’ the case will be allocated to.  For claims under £10,000.00 the court automatically allocates them to the small claims track.  This is a track for straightforward and relatively low value claims. The benefit of the small claims track is that less work is involved in… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Third Party Harassment under the Equality Act 2010
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    On the 1 October 2013 the provisions relating to third party harassment claims will be repealed.  The requirements were designed to protect workers from harassment by clients or visitors to the employer. A failure by the employer to take reasonable steps to deal with third-party harassment of staff could lead to a claim at the… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Money owed? Don’t waste time – Small Claims Track
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    Does somebody owe you money, but hasn’t paid you back? You can make a claim against them at court, and this is commonly known as taking someone to the ‘small claims court’ if the debt is under the sum of £10,000.00.   To initiate a claim and to take the matter through the court process,… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Timing may become critical for whiplash claims
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    The Law Gazette reports today that insurance big hitter AXA wants to see regulation change, forcing anyone wishing to pursue a whiplash claim arising out of a road traffic accident to bring that claim within 3 days of the accident.  Going further, AXA want the change to include a requirement that the claim be submitted… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    I have obtained a county court judgment against a debtor and he hasn’t paid, how can I get the money?
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    We are contacted by many people who have successfully obtained a county court judgment but the debtor simply will not pay.  The most common question we are asked is ‘how can I get the money?’ The good news is that there are many options available.  This is known as ‘enforcement’ of the judgment.  It is… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Contested Probate and how to challenge a Will
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    Contentious Probate claims are one of the biggest areas of litigation and put simply, are claims challenging the validity of a will when the testator passes away and in some cases, the distribution of the assets in the testator’s estate. The effect of a contested probate claim on beneficiaries and executors cannot be underestimated and… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Thousands of Jobs created to deal with mis-sold PPI
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    It has been reported that at least 20,000 jobs have been created to deal with claims over mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI). PPI claims are proving to be a mammoth task – which has resulted in the employment of thousands of jobseekers. It is understood that many of the jobs have been created by big… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’ winner pursues Employment Tribunal claim against her employer
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    Photo Credit: tEdits via Compfight cc The 2010 winner of the BBC television show ‘The Apprentice’, Stella English, has commenced an action in the Employment Tribunal seeking damages against her employer as she claims the employment role she won as part of the show was a ‘sham’ as there was ‘no real role at the… Learn more


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