Even the most clued-in house owners are often unaware of obscure rules that impact on what they're allowed to do in in their houses. Derek Ching speaks to MoneyWeek about how restrictive covenants affect homebuyers...
Life in Brussels: First month on trainee secondment
Boyes Turner trainee Tamasin Dorosti has been in Brussels for one month for a secondment to the UK Law Societies' Joint Brussels Office, this is the latest installment of her blog about the experience...
Foster carer's claim puts focus on workers’ rights
A recent employment law case that has seen a foster carer claim that she is a worker and therefor entitled to rights such as holiday pay has thrown a spotlight on a rapidly evolving area of employment law.
Reasons for precise drafting of overage provisions highlighted
The importance of well thought out and precise drafting of overage provisions was reinforced by the recent High Court decision in Sparks v Biden  EWHC 1994 (Ch) which implied terms into an overage agreement which had been prepared in respect of a transaction involving the sale of development land.
There have been a number of cases where the court has been asked to decide whether an adjudicator has jurisdiction to deal with a dispute when a similar or the same dispute has already been decided by an adjudicator.
As is the case with most other professions, lawyers too will need to gain a good understanding of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regime to ensure both their own firm’s compliance and to advise clients on complex new obligations.