We’re quickly approaching the end of not just another year, but another decade. The 2010s have seen many highs and lows, and Manchester has been no stranger to either. So, how have things gone for the city over the past 10 years? We’ve taken a look back at the decade, and how things have changed... Read the rest of this entry →
Monthly Archives: December 2019
Rebecca Taylor – Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team – asks: Do you have to follow the civil procedure rules as a litigant in person?
The answer is yes. The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) apply to all parties – including litigants in person. By way of an example, the Supreme Court has held that there is a very high threshold to excuse claimants (including litigants in person) from the strict rules for service of legal proceedings. The claimant, acting in... Read the rest of this entry →
Rebecca Taylor – Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team – asks: If someone is taking advantage of the success of your business, what can you do about it?
You could consider making a claim for passing off. An action in passing off can be used to protect the “goodwill” in your business, product or service. Goodwill is the distinguishing feature that makes customers prefer your business, products or services to those of a competitor in the same market. What do you need to... Read the rest of this entry →