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In a dramatic climax the jury returned guilty verdicts in the case of R v Sally Metcalfe, the hapless Coronation Street Councillor caught up in fraud, money laundering and bribery.   As viewers will know, poor Sally appears to be a victim of Duncan’s cunning plan to divert blame elsewhere.   Her fate now lies in...
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In June 2018 the Supreme Court made a ruling that it is discriminatory to restrict the ability to enter into a civil partnership to same-sex couples only and is, in fact, in breach of human rights laws. Following a period of uncertainty after this judgement, the Government have now agreed to amend the law, extending the...
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With the purchase and use of drones increasing, it is worth a reminder of the important updates in law to prevent the commission of criminal offences involving drones. The Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018, introduced on the 30th May 2018 and effective from the 30th July 2018, restricts all drones (irrespective of weight) from flying above...
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Gaining possession of a privately rented property let on an assured shorthold tenancy   What is an assured shorthold tenancy (AST)? Your tenancy agreement is likely to be an AST if you are a private landlord, the tenancy began on or after 28.02.1997 and the house or flat is let as a separate accommodation and is...
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Fireworks and the Law As we approach Bonfire Night, the night sky is brought alive by the vibrant explosions of noise and colour, but as always, lurking in the background is a risk that failing to deal with fireworks safely and responsibly can bring you to the attention of the police. Retailers who are thinking of...
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