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Can A New Blood Test Diagnose Heart Attacks Earlier?

Posted on April 18, 2017

It has been recently reported that new research carried out has developed new blood tests to diagnose heart attacks.  The British Heart Foundation funded the study and it found that the new test is more sensitive and quicker in detecting heart attack damage than the current Troponin test. The study included 4,000 patients at St. Thomas’ Hospital and the scientists…

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What is the Discount Rate and why has it changed?

Posted on April 18, 2017

The Discount Rate is used when calculating future losses in large personal injury claims.  A future loss is calculated by multiplying a multiplicand (the loss per year) by a multiplier (reflecting the number of years into the future that the loss will be incurred). The theory behind applying a Discount Rate to the multiplier is that by receiving a lump…

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Adult Social Care at Tipping Point

Posted on March 22, 2017

It has recently been highlighted in the press that many care firms have had to cancel contracts with 95 UK councils because they cannot deliver the services for the amount they are being paid by the council.  A recent BBC panorama has investigated this. As a consequence of cutbacks, some of the care firms have said they could not recruit…

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What is reasonable financial provision in 1975 Act claims?

Posted on March 20, 2017

The long running and high profile case of Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17 has finally come to an end with the decision of the Supreme Court on 15 March to allow the charities’ appeal, thereby ending the debate about what constitutes ‘reasonable financial provision’ within the meaning of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, which has…

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Welcome to Osbornes Law

Posted on March 13, 2017

Welcome to our new look website www.osborneslaw.com Following a nine month review, Osbornes is delighted to launch their new brand ‘Osbornes Law’. Going forward the firm will adopt the trading style of Osbornes Law. Mark Freedman, managing partner at Osbornes Law comments: “Although the firm is still an LLP, after a consultation period we took the decision to change the…

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Family Law Department Win Major Award

Posted on March 8, 2017

The family department at Osbornes are delighted to announce that they have won the award for HNWI Divorce Law Firm of the Year in England at the 2017 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Awards. The winners are chosen after an extensive research period which draws insights from business leaders throughout the world and takes suggestions over the preceding six months to…

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Family Law Department at Osbornes Shortlisted For Top Award

Posted on March 8, 2017

The family department at Osbornes are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted as finalists for the City Wealth, Magic Circle Awards in the category of Boutique Family  Law Firm of the Year. The annual awards recognises firms who demonstrate in-depth technical expertise & knowledge of their field, provide their clients with innovative solutions and contribute to the profession…

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Leading Adoption Lawyer Interviewed By The BBC

Posted on January 16, 2017

Leading adoption lawyer, Naomi Angell, has spoken to BBC radio Hereford and Worcester about intercountry adoption. The BBC were highlighting the case of Emily who travelled to Uganda on a volunteering project working with children orphanage 'Whisper'. Emily its trying to adopt a baby who came to the orphanage at only five days old. Naomi spoke about the intercountry adoption…

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Stephanie Prior Features in report by the BBC on Private Ambulance Services

Posted on January 4, 2017

Stephanie Prior, Head of Medical Negligence at Osbornes was interviewed by journalist James Melley, as part of his special report on private ambulance services for the Victoria Derbyshire programme. Stephanie is currently representing the widow of a man who an inquest concluded died due to the failings of a private ambulance. The report looks at this tragic case and interviews individuals who have previously worked for a private…

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Children Arrangements at Christmas

Posted on December 8, 2016

Sabrina Powell, specialist family and children lawyer at Osbornes explains what a child arrangements order is, what view the Courts take and how separated parents can arrange where and with whom their children will be spending Christmas. To speak with Sabrina on this or any other family law matter you can call her on 020 7485 8811 or send Sabrina an e-mail.  …

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