Dispute Resolution

  • Legal phone-in: Round up

    Legal phone-in: Round up

    Director and Head of Personal Injury Andrew Greenwood returned to the radio on Thursday for BBC Radio Leeds’ legal phone-in. He joined presenter Richard Stead, answering a series of legal queries from listeners – if you missed it, a… Read More

  • New Year, New Starters

    New Year, New Starters

    Emsleys Solicitors has appointed nine legal experts in the last few months. The appointments follow a period of growth and increased success and recognition regionally and nationally. Laura Jones joined the firm in September as a… Read More

  • If new evidence comes to light, can you re-claim?

    If new evidence comes to light, can you re-claim?

    Crystal ball time… In settling your current claim is it possible for you to settle a future claim of which you have no knowledge? The answer is yes, in principle (with personal injury claims being a general exception). The… Read More

  • Breach of Injunctions: Sentencing Guidelines

    Breach of Injunctions: Sentencing Guidelines

    Case: Amicus Horizon Ltd v Thorley – Court of Appeal The Master of the Rolls Lord Neuberger sitting in the Court of Appeal has held that County Court judges dealing with committal applications for breach of Housing Act injunctions… Read More

  • The Party Wall etc Act 1996: your rights and obligations

    The Party Wall etc Act 1996: your rights and obligations

    The Party Wall etc Act by name might not sound like the most exciting piece of law on the statute books, and possibly of interest only to Lawyers, Surveyors and people who don't get invited to many actual parties. However, it is… Read More

  • Housing Management Standard for Anti Social Behaviour

    Housing Management Standard for Anti Social Behaviour

    The Chartered Institute of Housing, HouseMark and Social Landlords Crime and Nuisance Group issued a draft new housing management standard for dealing with anti social behaviour on 23rd March 2011. The standard would be a useful tool to… Read More

  • Pinnock MkII – A further ruling on proportionality

    Pinnock MkII – A further ruling on proportionality

    Following the recent decision in Pinnock, the Supreme Court has recently decided 3 more cases which both seem to support the Pinnock ruling and add to it. The three cases in question were (1) Hounslow LBC v Powell; (2) Leeds City Council… Read More