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LUKE PATEL: “Warehousing” not automatically an abuse of process

By Luke Patel Readers of this publication may recall the case of Asturion Foundation v Alibrahim from last...

Legal advice from Luke Patel on correcting mistakes in a contract

Mistakes sometimes occur when contracts are created with the result that there is a discrepancy between what the parties intended and...

YHM Solicitors in Leeds opens its doors to new offices

A legal practice has just celebrated its tenth anniversary year with the inauguration of new offices in the heart of the Leeds...

Estate Agent Finally Gets His Commission

By: Luke Patel of Blacks Solicitors Readers of Asian Express may recall the case of Wells v Devani back in 2016 when the Court of...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Protect Your Goodwill

Most Traders work very hard to establish goodwill in their business. Goodwill is the reputation which a trader builds up in relation to specific...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Because He Fears

An injunction is a Court Order that compels a party to either carry out or refrain from a specific act. Injunctions are equitable remedies...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Is Time Of The Essence?

The phrase “time is of the essence” is one which sometimes appears in contracts but what does it mean and, more importantly, what are...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Fake News – How Can The Government Ensure That...

The concept of “fake news” came to the forefront of public consciousness during the 2016 US Presidential Election campaign and with the rise of...

Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors named one of Leeds best

Leeds based solicitors named one of the top three solicitors in the city Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors continue to lead the pack in their field and...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Fraud Doesn’t Always Unravel All

In English law there is a maxim that “fraud unravels all”.  The presence of fraud could invalidate a contractual agreement or undermine a claim...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: “Till Death Do Us Part” -The Perils Of Being...

The recent case of Kings Court Trust Limited v Lancashire Cleaning Services Limited highlights the difficulties that a company can face upon the death...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Another Bright Spark

Developing land is one way of increasing its value.  However, not all landowners have the expertise or the finance to do that.  Landowners can,...

The difference between defamation and malicious falsehood

If someone makes a false statement about an individual or company then that statement could either be defamatory or a malicious falsehood either of...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Fighting the System – Service Charge Disputes

  Paying service charges will be familiar to most people holding flats or houses under a long lease.  A leasehold owner owes various obligations to...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Silence of the Insurers

Generally, insurers are not under a duty to warn policyholders about the need to comply with policy conditions during the claims process.  In the...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: It Is Not Necessarily Where you Live

In a surprising decision to some, the High Court has ruled that a Russian businessman living and working in Russia is domiciled in England...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Oops… You Were Not Meant To See That!

An important part of the litigation process is the disclosure by the parties to one another of documents relating to their respective cases.  The...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Retention of Title

If you provide goods to a customer you should include a provision in your terms and conditions of sale that entitle you to retain...

BLACKS SOLICITORS: Court Rules Settlement Is Final

Many disputes settle without the need for litigation and even when proceedings have been issued the majority of cases settle before they reach trial....

Blacks Solicitors: GOVERNMENT TO CRACKDOWN ON LEASEHOLD ABUSE

Under English law property can be held in one of two ways, either under a freehold or a leasehold. When you buy a freehold...

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