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Coroners could be given powers to investigate stillbirths

Last week the government launched a consultation on proposals to give coroners the power to investigate all full-term stillbirths. The aim of the proposals i...

No-Fault Divorce

In July 2018, the supreme court held that Mrs Owens could not divorce her husband based on the unreasonable behaviour petition filed and that she would need...

The Art of Negotiation

Negotiation is a key weapon in any lawyer’s arsenal and it’s a part of the job which I really enjoy; engaging in different tactical plays, predic...

Agricultural Minimum Wage

The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2019 was made on 6 March 2019 and will come into force on 1 April 2019. This Order replaces, subject to some changes and...

Cervical Cancer Screening Tests

Everyone will be aware that all women and people with a cervix between the age of 25 and 64 should attend for regular cervical screening (a smear test). A sm...

Training with SARDA Wales

It’s always hard to tell if the winter causes a rise in the numbers of missing people occupying Search & Rescue Teams, or whether they simply prey...

CICA – Calls for Reform

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme exists to compensate victims of violent crimes. It is administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority...

GP Appointment Waiting Times

I recently tried to make an appointment with my GP surgery, concerning a problem I have had for a few weeks. It is uncomfortable, but not urgent. I went onli...

Limits on Tribunal Awards and Statutory Payments to Increase from April 2019

Employment Tribunal compensation limits will increase on 6 April 2019.

The maximum amount of a week's pay, used to calculate statutory redundan...

Working Full Time and Studying for a Law Degree

If someone had said to me, five years from now you will complete your law degree whilst holding down a full time job and bringing up three young children wit...

2019 Advances in Medicine

Many of you will have seen in the news recently that quadruple amputee Corinne Hutton underwent a double hand transplant on 7 January 2019. This news got me...

Driver Wrongly Penalised for Speeding in Telford

I was recently asked to represent X. He had received through the post a NIP (Notice of Intended Prosecution) alleging he had been speeding on the A442 Trench...

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08 May 2016

A Mother Talks About the Challenges Faced Due to Cerebral Palsy Following a Birth Injury

Her daughter from Shropshire was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy following a birth injury, Lanyon Bowdler are working w...

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