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Solicitor appointed to lead new Travel Litigation team at Osbornes Law

News article published on: 25th March 2019

Magdalena Knez joined Osbornes Law on 11 March 2019 to assist the practice with the ongoing development of a Travel Litigation service, dealing with accidents abroad. An experienced personal injury and cross border litigation solicitor, Magdalena will be working alongside Osbornes’ Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Bulgarian and other foreign language legal teams. She says “My passion […]

Proposed changes to A&E response time targets

News article published on: 20th March 2019

Under the Government’s NHS Mandate, 95% of people attending Accident & Emergency departments should either be admitted, transferred or discharged within 4 hours of their arrival. However, following a recent review conducted by the national medical director of NHS England, Stephen Powis, the target could be dropped. The target was first introduced in 2004 but […]

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

News article published on: 6th March 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 […]

Event: Alternative Pathways to Parenting – Busting the Myth.

News article published on: 27th February 2019

Osbornes are pleased to invite you to a free public event that will answer key questions you might have if you are intending to adopt a child, enter into a surrogacy arrangement or are looking into donor conception. Date: 5th March 2019 Venue: Burgh House & Hampstead Museum, New End Square, London, NW3 1LT Time: 6.30pm […]

EMA Decision: Brexit Does Not Frustrate Commercial Property Lease

News article published on: 20th February 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 […]

Setting the Personal Injury Discount Rate

News article published on: 19th February 2019

The Personal Injury Discount Rate is determined by the Government. It is a tool used to calculate the value of damages awarded to personal injury claimants, taking into consideration likely future financial loss due to their injuries. The Civil Liability Act 2018 is an amendment to The Damages Act of 1996. Among other things, the […]

Government plans to increase Probate Fees

News article published on: 19th February 2019

The government is to press ahead with plans to substantially increase probate fees. Currently there is a flat fee of £215 if making a personal application or £155 if applying for a grant of probate through a solicitor. However, this will be replaced by a sliding scale of fees depending upon the value of the […]

Osbornes successful in Court of Appeal challenge

News article published on: 19th February 2019

Edward Taylor has successfully appealed a High Court Judge’s decision, refusing  permission to apply for Judicial Review on a “Totally Without Merit” basis. The Court of Appeal Judge ordered that permission should be granted and the case has been returned to the Administrative Court (Queen’s Bench Division) for directions. By way of background summary, B […]

Osbornes bring High Court challenge to secure suitable accommodation

News article published on: 19th February 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 […]

Cycling dangers – a lawyer’s perspective

News article published on: 14th February 2019

Cycling in London can be a dangerous business, but risk is like half a glass: some of us will think an accident will never happen to us, others may anticipate a collision at every turn. I run the cycling team (and cycle the work run) at Osbornes Law and so get to see all the […]

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