- I rent an office space, but recently my landlord has really increased the rent. Can he do this?
- I am not travelling to the UK, but will be passing through it on my journey to somewhere else. Do I need a visa?
- My solicitor keeps referring to something called an ‘objective’ when we discuss our tactics for my claim. Surely he should just be concentrating on winning the case?
- I have received a ‘Report on Title’ form my solicitors, but it just seems like a lot of legal jargon! What do I need to do with it?
- I want to become a British citizen. What do I need to do?
Category Archives: Litigation
Someone is trying to bring a case against me but I don’t want it to reach the press; how can I stop information being released before the case goes to court?
We have all heard of ‘gagging orders’ (particularly in connection with errant footballers) and ‘super-injunctions’ against the press, but injunctions are essentially a useful way to stop someone doing something which no money will compensate; for example, spreading a rumour … Continue reading
I am already in the process of litigation and know I have a strong case, but don’t want to battle all the way to court. What can I do?
If you have already started proceedings, but are looking to conclude them before going to court, you can send the other party what is known as a ‘Part 36 Offer’. This is like the official version of an out-of-court settlement … Continue reading
Before striding to court and demanding your rights, first consider other lines of attack. Other options to court proceedings are collectively known as ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ (ADR), and cover a whole range of methods such as arbitration, mediation and conciliation. … Continue reading