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Is the delay in the Renters Reform Bill being passed a missed opportunity for much needed updating for landlord and tenant law?

Blog published on: 24th November 2020

There have been issues tenants have faced for a long time before pandemic; namely no fault evictions and the other is raising a deposit. In the pipeline for this year […]


Up Up and away to the First Tier Tribunal again!

Blog published on: 20th November 2020

This year we assisted in written representations for a welfare benefit case in the Upper Tribunal. This is a Housing Benefit appeal which started in 2017. The local authority (Westminster) […]


You are homeless because you are in shared accommodation so here’s another shared accommodation!?!

Blog published on: 20th November 2020

It is well established that shared facilities are not suitable for families with children as long term accommodation. The client first approached the council in January 2019 for homelessness assistance. […]


Case Summary: Private Tenant affected by leaks settles for over £18,000 in damages

Blog published on: 9th November 2020

Our client had a private sector tenancy for a flat located in a block owned by a local authority. Our client’s landlord had purchased the flat from the Council by […]


Medical Negligence Case Study: Iron infusion cannula injury

Blog published on: 29th October 2020

Nick Leahy, Solicitor in Osbornes Clinical Negligence team recovered damages for his client who suffered an extravasation injury following an iron infusion for anaemia. Our client had undergone blood tests […]


When is a referral urgent?

Blog published on: 27th October 2020

What is a referral and how is it arranged? Patients are entitled to ask to be referred for specialist treatment on the NHS. However, whether the referral is made and […]


5 top tips to finding the best London divorce lawyer for you

Blog published on: 26th October 2020

Finding the right lawyer to advise you on one of the most traumatic changes in your life, is a serious business. Consider the following tips before you make a decision. […]


Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay & Leave

Blog published on: 13th October 2020

Pregnancy and childbirth can be a very exciting but anxious time for both parents.  The uncertainty and the anticipation of your new arrival provides heightened emotional wellbeing. When you lose […]


Case Summary: Pedestrian on way to work and hit by car on zebra crossing settles for £20,000

Blog published on: 8th October 2020

Blanca Diego, Solicitor in the Osbornes Personal Injury Department, recently settled a claim for a Spanish client who sustained injuries whilst walking to work. Our client was on a pedestrian […]


Lockdown rush to cohabitation leaves couples lacking financial protections

Blog published on: 5th October 2020

When the lockdown was announced many couples had to make a rushed decision to move in together or face months apart. It’s unlikely many who took the leap to cohabit […]


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