Disputes and Claims

How to avoid a probate dispute

How to avoid a probate dispute

What is a probate dispute? Contentious probate refers to a dispute about how a person’s estate is managed, and who it is passed onto, after they’ve died. Resolving a probate dispute can be a costly and emotionally exhausting process, but the good news is that there...

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Your rights if injured while working from home

Your rights if injured while working from home

I’ve been injured while working from home - what are my rights? Since the start of the pandemic, most workplaces adapted the way they work to allow their employees to efficiently work from home (WFH). Many employees enjoy the benefits and flexibility that this brings,...

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Common types of injury at work

Common types of injury at work

Accidents and Injuries at Work There are many different types of workplace injury that may give rise to a claim. Regardless of your occupation, if you sustain an injury at work, you could have a right to claim compensation. The Labour Force Survey reported that...

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Can I contest a will?

Can I contest a will?

Worried about a loved one’s will? If you’ve got concerns about how a loved one’s estate has been divided following their death, in certain circumstances you might be able to contest the will – a situation known as contentious probate. How can I contest a will? You...

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Your FAQs Answered: Property Ownership Disputes

Your FAQs Answered: Property Ownership Disputes

We answer some of the most common questions about property ownership and jointly owned property disputes. My partner and I bought our home jointly. We were never married but have now separated. How much of the property do I own? The beneficial interest in the property...

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The Cartridges Law Guide to Small Claims

The Cartridges Law Guide to Small Claims

What is a small claim? Small claims are defined in the court rules as claims for sums of money of under £10,000.  Every case before the court is allocated to a “track” and each track has different rules.  One of the three tracks is for small claims defined...

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A Litigator’s Lockdown Diary

A Litigator’s Lockdown Diary

6 weeks into the Covid-19 lockdown, and this is my first blog.  I have started several others, but one of the features of this strange time is that as soon as you have found a subject that might be interesting to write about, we are into another phase.  My...

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Lawyers -v- Homeschooling 2020

Lawyers -v- Homeschooling 2020

As we find ourselves in these very different times, it is causing many families with working parents to try and juggle conflicting areas of their family homes. I’ve been a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer for over 10 years and have been involved in some...

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