Category Archives: Litigation

‘Solicitor of the Year’ accolade awarded to Sarah Canning

Sarah Canning, Head of Litigation at Franklins Solicitors, was recently named ‘Solicitor of the Year’ at the Northamptonshire Law Society’s annual awards dinner. Sarah said: “It was a surprise to be nominated and an honour to be named Solicitor of … Continue reading

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Regulations for terminating an Assured Shorthold Tenancy

Regulations in relation to ending an Assured Shorthold Tenancy have come into force for any new tenancy starting on or after 1 October 2015. The new regulations will affect landlords wanting to serve Section 21 notices on their tenants as follows: … Continue reading

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The need to continually reassess the strengths and weaknesses of your Claim

The case of Richmond Pharmacology Ltd v Chester Overseas Ltd & Ors [2014] EWHC 2692 (Ch) (01 August 2014) further demonstrates the need to continually assess the strengths of a case at all stages of the Court process. In this … Continue reading

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Why you should act promptly if you receive a Court Judgment

Businesses and individuals alike can find themselves being served with a Judgment in Default of an Acknowledgement of Court Proceedings being served. When faced with an Application to Set Aside such a Judgment, the Court considers a number of issues … Continue reading

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FRC Practice Aid for Audit Committees – May 2015 update

For accountants, bankers and audit committees in general there is new guidance from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) which affects their audit responsibilities. These changes will also impact anyone who has audit and/or corporate governance responsibility within their organization or … Continue reading

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