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Johnny Depp – The true ‘cost’ of protecting your reputation

- 26 November 2020

Film Star Johnny Depp has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of pounds in respect of his now infamous failed libel case. The case has been one of the most high profile defamation cases in recent history, taking place over a staggering 16 days, with witnesses giving evidence from as far away as LA,…
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Business Interruption Insurance Pandemic Test Case – Further Guidance for Insurers

- 22 September 2020

Following the handing down of the judgment relating to the pandemic test case last week, the consequential hearing following that judgment has been listed on the 2 October 2020. It is expected that during that hearing, appeal applications will be considered. The Financial Conduct Authority (‘FCA’) has issued a guidance letter following the judgment. This…
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Business Interruption Insurance – Pandemic Article

- 15 September 2020

BREAKING NEWS IMPORTANT DECISION FOR ALL BUSINESSES THAT MAY BE COVERED BY BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE Business Interruption Insurance – The Pandemic Test Case Decision GOOD NEWS FOR POLICY HOLDERS Intro Covid-19 has not only disrupted the personal lives of many, it has also had an unprecedented and disastrous financial impact on many businesses. This in…
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Reluctance to pay more than is truly due – Construction and Adjudication and the Recent Decision of the TCC

- 4 August 2020

Adjudication and the Technology and Construction Court (‘TCC’) Historically, the TCC has been reluctant to resist the enforcement of an adjudicator’s decision. Adjudication has allowed for certain payment disputes to be resolved in an expedient manner. This avoids a payee enduring a long and costly Court process before being able to receive any monies wrongly…
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Facts on Furlough (as at 3rd June 2020)

- 4 June 2020

Following the government’s recent announcement, our Employment Law Team outline some of the guidance on the intended changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The key financial points are as follows:- ⇒ CJRS will continue to run until the end of October 2020; ⇒ Employers will continue to be able to claim for 80%…
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Meet The Team: Julian Wintle

- 27 May 2020

Tell us a bit about yourself Julian I am a Partner in the Dispute Resolution Team and am based in Redkite’s Stroud office. Disputes can take a variety of forms but I take a keen interest in disagreements over property and contracts, and act for both private individuals and businesses. I’m fortunate to have two…
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Meet The Team: Sarah Tudge

- 6 May 2020

Tell us a bit about yourself Sarah? I am a Legal Advisor in the Wills and Probate Department of Redkite, based in our Haverfordwest office. I have been in this role since 2016 but have worked for Redkite for 12 years. Prior to being a Legal Advisor for Wills & Probate I was part of…
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Meet the Team: Emma Selfridge

- 28 April 2020

Tell us a little bit about yourself Emma? I started working for Redkite Solicitors in February 2019 and work as Head of the Cardiff Residential Property Team based in our offices on The Parade in the city centre. I have been a Residential Property Solicitor for over 20 years and have worked for both conveyancing…
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Buying or selling your home during the Coronavirus Crisis

- 3 April 2020

Moving house has consistently appeared in the top three most stressful situations you can go through in life. Not selling it to you? How about this then: moving into your dream home, a house that finally fits your growing family, or having that beautiful garden to grow your very own vegetables in, can be one…
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Guidance for separated parents during Covid-19 ‘Lockdown’

- 26 March 2020

On the 23rd March 2020 the Prime Minister determined that the United Kingdom must go into ‘lockdown’. Since then our Family Law Team have received many enquiries as to how that impacts on families where children share their time between parents and households. Initially there appeared to be confusion with Michael Gove, Cabinet Minister, announcing on…
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