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Addicted to Prescription Drugs

Posted on June 21, 2017

Ant McPartlin, co-host of Britain’s Got Talent and comedy duo Ant and Dec has boldly spoken out about his substance abuse, prescription drugs and alcohol addictions. After undergoing a knee operation on his right knee two years ago, which sadly went wrong Ant has been left with chronic pain to the right knee. He has now checked into a rehabilitation…

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The New Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims: A Quick Guide

Posted on June 13, 2017

The Ministry of Justice have published the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt (“the Protocol”) which is to take effect on 1st October 2017. As of this date parties will be required to comply with the Protocol before issuing proceedings and there may be costs consequences for any party that proceeds without complying with this Protocol. Who will be affected by The…

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Court Grants Damages For Japanese Knotweed Infestation

Posted on June 13, 2017

The recent case of Williams v Network Rail Infrastructure [2017] has set an important precedent when dealing with Japanese knotweed. Property Litigation Lawyer at Osbornes law, Shilpa Mathuradas, comments on the case and what it may mean for those suffering with Japanses knotweed. The facts of the case The claimant, Williams, was an adjoining freehold owner of a semi-detached bungalow…

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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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