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BAKERLAW VS FISHFINACIAL - FOOTBALL MATCH SUMMARY

Tristan Groves
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So there we all were. It was a cold winter night. The rain and wind were beating down on us, but we were undeterred. A feeling of determination began to sweep between the players. We could do this. The game started quickly with a goal from Fish Financial...

What to do when a Human Rights claim is certified as unfounded

Mo Chowdhury
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What can you do when a Human R ights claim is certified as unfounded? The Secretary of State is increasingly certifying decisions under section 94 of the Nationality Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 as clearly unfounded. As a result, this means that...

Home Extensions and Conversions

Mark Ridley
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Home Extensions and Conversions – Avoiding the Nightmare Scenarios Moving house can be stressful, expensive, and difficult, particularly in a tough market.  Home renovation projects offer an alternative and they seem to be as popular as...

Rectifying a commercial contract

Simon Porter
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Rectifying a commercial contract, how do the Courts do it? If you are the owner of a business, it will be common for you to work with commercial contracts. It is important to note that the terms of a contract do not have to be written down to bind parties...

Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic

Emily Yeardley
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Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010? This was the question that a recent Employment Tribunal had to answer when Mr Conisbee, a waiter at a hotel, brought a claim against his former employer, Crossley Farms Ltd claiming...

Are you selling a haunted house?

Kevin Duffy
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Not so long ago, BakerLaw had the pleasant surprise of being asked to confirm whether the property our client was selling was indeed haunted and if so, what plans were in place to deal with said haunting. To make matters even more strange, the buyers...

Child arrangements for the holiday period

Wendy Armstrong
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It’s never too early to think about child arrangements for the holiday period It is the time spent with family during the holiday season that makes it such a special time of year. However, for some families the time leading up to the holidays can...

How do businesses or individuals get their money once they have a judgement

Danielle Dyer
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The overall objective of those who bring a money claim, is to recover their money from their opponent (‘the Defendant’), but unfortunately obtaining the judgment is only the first step to achieving this objective. If you successfully obtain...

Data protection: Should businesses be worried?

Simon Porter
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Data protection: Should businesses be worried? With British Airways (BA) and Marriott receiving notices of proposed fines from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the regulatory body that enforces data protection policies in the UK,...

Did the 'Queen of Soul' leave a valid Will?

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Did the ‘Queen of Soul’ leave a valid Will? Aretha Franklin died on the 16th August 2018 at the age of 76 after an ongoing battle with pancreatic cancer. Recent news reports have now revealed that a handwritten Will has been discovered under a...

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