JPHLAW Holiday claims news

Claim News Flight delay verdict paves way for more claims Thousands of holidaymakers could be compensated for flight delays caused by other passengers following a landmark court ruling. Thomas Cook has been ordered to pay Maria Edwards and her family £827 compensation for a nine-hour delay to one of its charter flights due to accidental…

Whiplash claims 

JPHLAW Guide to Whiplash  Even if you are a safe driver who consistently practices safe driving habits, getting into an accident even minor, may be somewhat unavoidable. Many times, drivers will experience a rear-end collision without any indication of an impending problem.  If you have been in a car accident and you are experiencing pain,…

Immigration fees hike condemned 

JPHLAW concerned at Immigration Fee rise JPHLAW criticise ‘Serious risk’ from rise in immigration fees Steep increases in fees for immigration tribunals pose a serious risk to justice. Ministers set out proposals for increases of up to 500 per cent in fees in the First Tier and Upper Tribunals, which examine cases brought against decisions…

Professional misconduct services by JPHLAW

JPHLAW Professional services – legal representation Kevin Neary has considerable experience in professional misconduct proceedings  He has sat for many years on the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and the Pharmacy Tribunal . We offer specialist advice and representation to professional clients facing proceedings before regulatory bodies and professional disciplinary tribunals.  We deal with a wide range…

Your guide to divorce 

JPHLAW  guide to ending your marriage When your marriage comes to an end, you will probably have a number of things to sort out with your partner, which may include childcare, money, housing, and other property and possessions. You and your partner could decide: * to separate informally, without going to court * to separate…

Redundancy workers win claim

Former paper firm workers receive £1.5m compensation JPHLAW  Former workers of a Fife paper firm have been awarded £1.5m in compensation after they were made redundant with just one day’s notice. A total of 374 employees lost their jobs when Tullis Russell Papermakers went into administration in April 2015. Despite the company directors being under…

Lawyers not contacted by clients 

Lawyers are rubbish at keeping in touch with clients Lawyers are among the worst professionals at maintaining regular client contact, new research shows, trailing well behind accountants and management consultants. A third of law firms do not maintain a regular relationship with their clients once a matter has been completed, compared with 26 per cent…

UK & Ireland best places to divorce 

 English courts still attractive to dependent divorcing spousesFinancially dependent spouses are still better off divorcing in England than in most other jurisdictions around the world, a landmark report released yesterday maintains. Courts in England and Wales are the fifth most sympathetic to dependent ex-spouses in relation to continuing maintenance arrangements, after India, California, Singapore and…