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Quite a lot actually as demonstrated by a recent story to come out of India.     A shop owner who for some reason known only to him, decided to name his menswear shop Hitler with a swastika dotting the i’s After receiving protests and condemnation from the government and the local Jewish community, he has…

Manchester based Mundo has recently launched its new online shop, www.mundofootballshop.com, giving the public the opportunity to purchase football inspired clothing. Paul Codd, joint founder of the business, gives an insight into the journey the business has taken. We have come a long way since our humble beginnings in Manchester’s Afflecks Palace, which started with…

Eimear McCartan – Solicitor Recent research by Standard Life has discovered that an astounding 25% of people over the age of 65 do not have a will, which means they risk dying leaving their property (or ‘estate’) subject to the intestacy rules. Without a valid will, the intestacy rules dictate how your estate is to…

I recently read in the Law Gazette that expert witnesses have lost their immunity from being sued over matters arising in the course of proceedings, following a landmark ruling. The full article can be read here. In my view this is a sensible Judgement. I guess those in favour of maintaining immunity would argue it…

It was widely reported last week that LG obtained a legal injunction against Sony which subsequently banned the importation of PS3 games consoles into Europe. Thousands of PS3 games consoles were seized by customs officials in The Netherlands, with the legal dispute centering around the ownership of Blu-Ray technology. Applications for interim injunctions in intellectual property, and…

The Daily Mail recently reported that a Solicitor had been suspended after “taking 19 years to settle spinsters estate”. Guy Choat was subsequently barred from the profession for three years for the delay in winding up the affairs of Miss Muriel McCarthy. The full article can be read here. This is a very unfortunate state…

Especially when two leading academic express their views in writing and that leads to the loser in a piece of litigation having to write cheques in relation to both parties’ costs. In 1991, Mr Robinson and his Wife agreed to buy a house which was being built from PE Jones (Contractors) Limited for £350,000.00 or…

Mark Briegal, Partner at Ralli  gives his views on the issue of the sorry banker….. Now I have to admit that I used to work in banking and, sadly, I never got a multimillion pound bonus. Like most bank employees I did an interesting job that paid OK and I sometimes got a bonus.  Like…

Chris MacCafferty – Associate – Professional Negligence It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way! Ever since I started dealing with peoples disputes 9 years ago my mentor always said to me, “Litigation is a last resort.” Whilst some people find this hard to believe when I tell them, this is something I have stood by….

In the light of the Wayne Rooney saga this week, once again the “Agent” culture is going to be called into question, however in the light of this there are a number of “spin off” questions, do footballers really need agents? Could a good lawyer and a good accountant not do the same job and…