JPHLAW NEWS – Social media used to catch claims fraudsters

The case of William Owen, from Preston, an enthusiastic runner who was found to have made a “fundamentally dishonest” insurance claim for personal injury after his Twitter account showed him to be competing in races, highlights the way in which insurers have added social media to their methods for spotting fraudsters, using status updates, YouTube…

JPHLAW News – Tribunal fee rise threatens migrants’ rights

The Guardian publishes a letter signed by leading QCs expressing concerns about the government’s proposals to increase immigration and asylum tribunal fees. They warn that the increase, of up to 500%, will put justice beyond the reach of some of the most vulnerable. They cite warnings from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission that imposing…

Immigration and single market access Writing in the Telegraph, Szu Ping Chan asks whether the UK can curb immigration whilst maintaining unfettered access to the single market, post Brexit. Jonathan Lindsell, a research fellow at Civitas, suggests Britain could explore Article 28 of the EEA. “This explains that the free movement of workers is ‘subject…

What Brexit means for Litigation – JPHLAW Solicitors  Portadown

EU rules on jurisdiction, recognition of judgments and the service of process in other EU member states will disappear, said the London office of Paul Hastings, a US law firm. Likewise, rules covering applicable law regarding contractual and non-contractual obligations would go. John P Hagan / JPHLAW Solicitors offer a full range of legal services…