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gambling with disputes

The Gambling Commission, which regulates all betting and gaming in the UK, has delivered a damning verdict on the gambling industry’s procedures for resolving complaints and disputes and warned that operators must act now to halt a sharp decline in the number of...

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Sick of Brexit? Brussels negotiators are ready for a combative Brexit and are braced for the divorce talks to go so badly that Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal. The first lesson for negotiators is be prepared. Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition...

NHSLA becomes – NHS Resolution!

The NHS Litigation Authority will change its name to NHS Resolution from 1 April. The health secretary said the plans are part of the department’s ambition to improve safety and learn from avoidable deaths. Hunt said: ‘I can inform the house that the NHS Litigation...

Being desperately unhappy not grounds for divorce

Showing how out of touch judges are the Court of Appeal upheld a decision that being desperately unhappy is not grounds for divorce even though obviously behaviour leading to desperate unhappiness in a relationship must surely amount to unreasonable behaviour. The...

Northern Dispute Management Powerhouse!

  2017 is likely to be remembered as the year when mediation took off and became a real alternative to litigation. Why do we say that? For the following reasons: 1. Fixed Costs if introduced may mean that lawyers have to settle claims at an earlier point or risk...