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NEWS: Osbornes successful at Upper Tribunal in complex and unusual age dispute

News article published on: 13th August 2019

R (on the Application of MRA) v Surrey County Council (JR/7871/2018) Our client MRA, a national of Iran, arrived in the UK in March 2016 as an unaccompanied asylum seeking child (“UASC”). He gave a date of birth that meant he was 12 and was taken into the care of the Defendant. He experienced a […]

Firm celebrates two finalists in the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2019 (LALYs)

News article published on: 13th August 2019

Solicitors William Ford and Edward Taylor in our Housing & Social Care Department have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2019 Legal Aid Practitioners Group, LALYs awards. William Ford, Partner is a Finalist in the Social & Welfare category and Edward Taylor is a Finalist in the Children’s Rights category Shilpa Mathuradas, Head of Housing […]

Osbornes bring High Court challenge to secure suitable accommodation

News article published on: 13th August 2019

Edward Taylor has challenged Westminster City Council at the High Court after the local authority failed to meet its absolute duty to provide Ms X with suitable accommodation. As a consequence, Ms X has now been provided with suitable permanent accommodation, under a secure tenancy (one year introductory period), within the Westminster borough. By way […]

EMA Decision: Brexit Does Not Frustrate Commercial Property Lease

News article published on: 13th August 2019

The largely anticipated decision in the case of Canary Wharf v The European Medicines Agency has now been given. Judge Marcus Smith ruled in favour of the Canary Wharf Group and said that the EMA would have to honour their 25 year lease even if they are relocating to Amsterdam as a result of the […]

Osbornes Law appoints new Head of Business Development to build on firm’s success

News article published on: 13th August 2019

Denise Kitchener has joined Osbornes Law in London to work alongside their Managing Partner and Heads of Department to build on the firm’s recent successes and promote their growing portfolio of legal services. Denise has worked in senior management positions for law firms, including Hodge Jones & Allen LLP, prior to which she headed up […]

Rogue landlord ordered to pay tenant over £20,000 in compensation

News article published on: 13th August 2019

A team of our housing solicitors were successful in a longstanding claim against a rogue landlord concerning a conduct of harassment, non-protection of tenancy deposit and reimbursement of electricity costs. His Honour Judge Luba QC ordered the landlord to pay the tenant damages totalling £20,076 and also his legal costs on the standard basis up […]

Managing Finances When Divorcing

News article published on: 13th August 2019

Divorce Day Believe it or not, January is considered divorce season among solicitors and lawyers. There is even a phenomenon known as ‘Divorce Day’, which lies on the first working day after New Year’s Day. There are several reason for this – for example couples may wish to give their families a good Christmas before […]

Computer Problems In The NHS Estimated To Cause Hundreds Of Deaths

News article published on: 13th August 2019

Harold Thimbleby, the Professor of Computer Science at Swansea University, together with Martyn Thomas, Professor of Information Technology at Gresham College, recently delivered a lecture at the Museum of London. The main thrust of their presentation was the claim that NHS computer system problems could be responsible for between 100 and 900 deaths per year. […]

LR ~v~ Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

News article published on: 13th August 2019

CASE REPORT LR ~v~ Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Our client LR pursued a claim in relation to clinical negligence arising from D’s delay in diagnosing her fractured right femur on her presentation to hospital. Background LR was 69 years old and had a history of severe osteoporosis which had been documented […]

Osbornes joins celebrations for Headway East London’s 20th anniversary

News article published on: 13th August 2019

Osbornes Law thoroughly enjoyed the Headway East London Gala dinner at the Swiss Church on the 15th March 2018 to celebrate 20 years of such a fantastic organisation. With members involved at all levels from the menu to the entertainment to the gorgeous art works on display it was another lovely evening with Headway.  The food was […]

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