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The Deal Chains Were Contrived And L Knew That His Transactions Were Connected With Fraud

Hafezis comments : An interesting case of a sucess by Custom & Excise on evasion of VAT liabilty by a sole trader exporting mobile phones. There was an absence of transperancy in these trancactions which was  not overcome by producing a due deligence reports. The various sales with in UK DID NOT MAKE  an economic … Continue reading The Deal Chains Were Contrived And L Knew That His Transactions Were Connected With Fraud

Never Shoot From The Hip Without Taking Proper Informed Advise

Comments ~ Be careful about starting insolvency proceedings against a debtor where some, if not all the debt are in dispute. Presenting a petition could land you with  legal costs of your debtor as he will apply to strike out your petition. And they will succeed as the compny did here in Sykes. As they say, never shoot from the hip … Continue reading Never Shoot From The Hip Without Taking Proper Informed Advise

You Don’t Always Get What You Want. Hourly Rates Has To Be Based On Size & Complexity

Hafezis comments; This case highlights  the need to appoint local lawyers. If you win you will not recover from your opponents rates agreed with them.  It also shows that you will not recover partner/assistant attending trial where a barrister is instructed. The sucessfull party also did not recover the time spent after the trial  by their … Continue reading You Don’t Always Get What You Want. Hourly Rates Has To Be Based On Size & Complexity

Right To Choose A Hospital Or School To Be Written Into Law

The Prime Minister has announced that people will have a legal right to choose which schools and hospitals they use under proposed reforms to public services. He announced that if the choice does not exist, people will have a way to complain properly and have their complaints resolved. He also wants more “neighbourhood councils” where … Continue reading Right To Choose A Hospital Or School To Be Written Into Law

Occupational Stress Claims

Occupational Stress Claims Workers in the U.K. work under increasingly stressful conditions. On average, they work more hours than workers in the rest of Europe and have increasingly hectic lifestyles. Although the Working Time Regulations 1998 are designed to protect the worker, they can opt in or out of these regulations so that the standard … Continue reading Occupational Stress Claims

Deep Vein Thrombosis – A House Of Lords Ruling

Deep Vein Thrombosis – A House of Lords Ruling Last month the House of Lords ruled that victims of Deep Vein Thrombosis are not allowed to sue airlines for the loss and damage they have suffered. The so-called ‘Economy Class Syndrome’ occurs when a lack of movement causes a blood clot which can often start … Continue reading Deep Vein Thrombosis – A House Of Lords Ruling