Personal Injury -The Reality Is there a lack of knowledge and understanding about personal injuries claims being pursued in England & Wales? Apparently so. Reading the BBC’s news coverage http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16510793 regarding road traffic accidents this week, and the...
Concerns Around The Government’s Lasting Powers of Attorney Tool Stone Rowe Brewer solicitors, with offices in Twickenham and Teddington, have joined a number of organisations representing older and vulnerable people to raise serious concerns around the Government’s online tool for creating Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs). An LPA is a powerful legal document [...]
Calls For Greater Domestic Violence Protection For Victims The justice secretary, Liz Truss (pictured), has arranged an emergency domestic abuse review to investigate ways of banning perpetrators from directly cross-examining their victims within the family court system. The minister has responded to a Guardian newspaper feature, which exposed how women are being confronted and [...]
Digging Down Is Certainly On The Up – Basement Developments The number of basement and other subterranean residential developments have risen dramatically in recent years, with homeowners looking to maximise their home’s potential – whether they be modest suburban projects or mega-basements in central London mansions – digging down is certainly on the up. [...]
In The Loop 2017 Newsletter – Free New Edition The free New Year’s edition of In The Loop is full of relevant advice and up to date legal news. Please scroll down and enjoy the articles contributed by Stone Rowe Brewer's team of legal experts.
Preparing for Separation and Divorce – Getting Started When a relationship becomes impossible, whether it is your decision, your partner’s or a joint realisation, the prospect of family change is a daunting one. There is now a bewildering array of information available and a variety of services to choose from. We are experts and can [...]
Energy Performance Certificates: More Than Just Red Tape Lisa Sollors, from Stone Rowe Brewer’s Teddington office, looks into the increasing importance of your home’s Energy Performance Certificate rating when moving. Now that Winter is almost upon us and the nights are drawing in, many of us will be bracing ourselves for higher heating bills and [...]
Employer Held Liable For Employee's Violent Conduct At Work The Supreme Court has ruled that a man violently attacked by a Morrisons employee was able to sue Morrisons for his injuries. Morrisons were deemed to be ‘vicariously liable’ for their employees actions. In a workplace context, vicarious liability means when an employer is liable for [...]
Insurers Accused Of Cheating UK Motorists Embargoed to 0001 Thursday August 25 File photo dated 22/8/2014 of motorists start to queue in heavy traffic on the M25 between junction 12 and 13 near Egham, Surrey. Millions of Britons are set to go on holiday over the bank holiday weekend, tourism bosses have said. [...]
Brexit – What EU Citizens Living In The UK Need To Know The recent EU referendum result has led to a great deal of uncertainty in many areas of the law, and family is no exception. Although the exact ramifications are yet to emerge, it is likely the prospect of withdrawal from the European [...]