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Blockchain and football

Blockchain and football In today’s world, one could say that football has a huge global fan base as such, the potential applications of blockchain technology into the most popular sport on the planet are numerous to mention, this can range from using blockchain and cryptocurrency for faster and safer financial transaction and even ensuring compliance with …

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Default Judgement

Circumstances in which default judgement is set aside ?

One of the most important tools for the claimant is the ‘Default Judgement’. However, consideration must be given due to consideration that it can be set aside. A defendant has 14 days to file an acknowledgement of service or file defence from the date of service of particulars of claim.  In the absence of filing, …

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Divorce

No Fault Divorce – What you need to take into consideration and know

At long last, the new ‘’No fault’’ divorce will come into law on the 6th April 2022. What you need to know about the new procedure:   The divorce can no longer be contested by the Respondent in the proceedings. The existing grounds established on the 5 facts are being replaced with a singular requirement …

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New fire alarm regulation for Social Housing Providers

New Fire Alarm Regulation: Social Housing Providers.

In November 2021 the government announced changes within social housing in that social housing landlords will be legally obliged to fit smoke alarms in all accommodations that are rented. How will this affect the sector? It is now the requirement that all housing association accommodation must now install smoke alarms in each property. When new …

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Family Court Fees

Family Court Fees

The introduction of Court Fees (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2021 has now increased certain court fees for the first time since 2016. The court fees are increasing due to inflation. The following increases will have effect: – The fee for filing a petition for a divorce, a nullity or civil partnership dissolution will increase from £550 …

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Contest Will

You want to challenge a Will but don’t know where to start?

Disputing a Will can also be referred to as ‘contentious probate’ and it is a dispute relating to the distribution of a person’s estate when they pass away. There are several reasons why people decide to challenge a Will after the testator is dead. You may feel that you deserve more. You may feel you …

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