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How can liability insurance offer peace of mind for cyclists?

News article published on: 27th April 2020

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 […]

Case news from Osbornes Law: Disabled child receives highest award of Disability Living Allowance (“DLA”) after almost 3 years since the original decision.

News article published on: 2nd April 2020

JR is a 10 year old child who suffers from Cerebral Palsy as well as learning and communication impairment.  JR was awarded Disability Living Allowance (“DLA”) in 2012, which they received, up until 2017, with the higher rate for both the mobility and the care components. Renewal of Disability Allowance award In March 2017, JR’s parents […]

British child living with her mother in the UK will not be entitled to DLA if her father is living and working in another EU State – recent ruling by Upper Tribunal.

News article published on: 26th March 2020

In AH v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2020] UKUT 53 (AAC), the claimant and her parents are British citizens.  The parents separated in 2011 but are not divorced.  The father moved to live and work in Belgium.  In October 2013, the Claimant (the daughter) claimed DLA when she was four years old.  […]

Art fair by victims of brain injury raises almost £5,000

News article published on: 3rd March 2020

An art fair featuring the work of people who have suffered brain injuries raised £4,814 for Headway East London and their talented artists who work from their art studio. Headway East London supports victims of brain injury and some were on hand to talk about their work at the offices of London law firm Osbornes […]

Co-buying a property with friends – the pros and cons

News article published on: 30th January 2020

For many young people getting on the property ladder is just a dream, with spiralling house prices making it impossible for many to buy a home. As a result, more and more are pooling their financial resources with friends to co-buy a property. But what do you need to do and is this a safe […]

Divorce – the impact of spending to avoid sharing

News article published on: 29th January 2020

When going through a divorce some decide to spend their money on fast cars and other luxury goods to avoid sharing with their partner. Lisa Pepper, Partner, Family Law team at Osbornes Law commenting in the Daily Express Newspaper today urges caution as spending to avoid sharing will be expensive. Lisa said “The only way […]

Managing Partner elected to join Board of Trustees

News article published on: 17th October 2019

Stuart Kightley was elected by LCC members, at their Annual General Meeting on 16 October, to become a Trustee of their Board. Stuart is a keen cyclist and published commentator on a wide range of cycling issues. He is a recognised campaigner having fought for the right of cyclists and accident victims for many years. […]

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 win 5 day trial in property dispute at the County Court at Central London

News article published on: 13th August 2019

In 1985 clients of Osbornes, Mr and Mrs Ali-Khan, purchased a house. For various reasons they were not able to obtain a big enough mortgage to purchase the property they wanted just on their salaries. They decided to approach Mrs Ali-Khan’s sister to be a party to the mortgage. She agreed and this enabled them […]

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