Technical legal practice

RTA small claims portal website goes live

The Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) has unveiled the online portal for small injury personal injury claims ahead of the service’s launch on 6 April 2020.

The assumption of a duty of care

A public authority can assume responsibility towards someone by inference from its conduct towards them, as Laurence Toczek explains following the Supreme Court’s re-evaluation of the Caparo test

Law Society welcomes delayed £20,000 rise in statutory legacy

The Law Society has voiced its approval for the announcement that there will be a £20,000 rise in the statutory legacy that a surviving partner is entitled to if their spouse or civil partner dies intestate with children.

Trauma by computer

Richard Barr is ready for a holiday after an epic technology meltdown

Cats and dogs: a lesson in unregistered IP rights

If it’s your perception that intellectual property has little to do with commercial property, you are wrong, as Michael Edenborough QC explains

Vegan’s belief system protected under equality law

Ethical veganism satisfies the legal tests required to amount to a philosophical belief for the purposes of equality law, an employment judge has determined.

New lead generation model to ensure PI firms’ viability

A new lead generation model, guaranteeing law firms that they will only pay for the volume and type of personal injury enquiries they receive, has been unveiled by legal marketing collective First4Lawyers.