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Post lockdown conditions have created a perfect time to buy a property
Published on: 27/05/20 1:23 PM
A short-term drop in housing prices caused by Covid-19 and the existing low cost of borrowing have created the ‘perfect time to buy a property’, according to a conveyancing expert. The housing market has reopened after being put on hold from mid-March as part of efforts to limit the spread of coronavirus, leading to a […]Read More
Care proceedings case: London Council named as Judge lifts ruling to prevent identifications
Published on: 26/05/20 2:16 PM
Haringey Council has been named in a case involving parents of a 14 year-old boy with cerebral palsy and his brother who was twelve. Simone McGrath, at Osbornes Law, represented the father in a case that has generated wide press coverage of Haringey’s failures to take appropriate measures regarding safeguarding the two boys whilst their […]Read More
Osbornes Law fundraiser for national brain injury charity #HatsforHeadway
Published on: 20/05/20 2:49 PM
Recently staff from Osbornes Law took part in #HatsforHeadway to support the fantastic work Headway do to help improve lives for those affected by brain injury. Headway is the UK-wide charity that works to improve life after brain injury by providing vital support and information services. The team at Osbornes enjoy taking part each year […]Read More
Osbornes Law case news: Naming Local Authorities – should this happen when serious failings occur in social work practice?
Published on: 19/05/20 11:46 AM
A recent article written by the Transparency Project http://www.transparencyproject.org.uk/to-name-or-not-to-name-that-is-the-question/ discusses the question of whether Local Authorities should be named. Two recent judgments have dealt with this question in relation to care proceedings. Simone McGrath, consultant solicitor, at Osbornes Law acted for the father for one of the cases where the local authority was named. The […]Read More
Life as a Trainee Solicitor in Lockdown
Published on: 12/05/20 4:49 PM
Yesterday evening, trainee solicitor, Jessica Moore, was invited to connect with Women in Family Law over on their Instagram Live to discuss life as a trainee in lockdown. Osbornes is proud to support Women in Family Law (@WiFLaw) set up to connect, encourage and promote professional women across the field of family law in England […]Read More
COVID-19 Update: NHS to pause dealing with Complaints
Published on: 12/05/20 10:32 AM
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, NHS England has paused the investigation of new and existing complaints to enable clinical staff, including GPs, to focus on front line patient care. The NHS will continue to review and acknowledge all new complaints and will act upon any concerns about patient safety or safeguarding, but will not […]Read More
Boom time for bikes – London Mayor’s new Streetspace plan announced
Published on: 7/05/20 10:03 AM
Yesterday Sadiq Khan unveiled his ‘London Streetspace’ programme designed to transform London’s streets to accommodate a possible ten-fold increase in cycling and five-fold increase in walking when lockdown restrictions are eased. Stuart Kightley, Managing Partner commented “The plan is to be welcomed and hopefully it will become permanent, with more people taking up cycling to […]Read More
#TwoPointSixChallenge efforts raise funds for London charity
Published on: 1/05/20 3:37 PM
On Sunday 26th April 2020, Osbornes Law took part in the #TwoPointSixChallenge raising £220 for Z2K (Zacchaeus 2000 Trust). Z2K are an anti-poverty charity that provide direct help to those in receipt of welfare benefits and in need of housing advice. Z2K recognise that a secure income and stable housing are key to preventing homelessness […]Read More
Case news: Housing benefit decision addresses issue of what is a full time course of education?
Published on: 29/04/20 11:19 AM
The background You might be forgiven for thinking that the question of whether a course is full time or part time is fairly straightforward and does not require the involvement of lawyers. However, this is an issue that frequently arises in welfare benefits cases. The basic position is that a full time student will not […]Read More
How can liability insurance offer peace of mind for cyclists?
Published on: 27/04/20 12:46 PM
Stuart Kightley, managing partner writes in the Spring ‘20 issue of the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) magazine and explores the question of why cyclists need liability insurance. A keen cyclist himself, Stuart examines the risk factors for cyclists and what liability insurance covers. Stuart highlights to LCC members that cover is not compulsory for cyclists […]Read More