Archive | March, 2015

The Law Society announces Court fees to increase from Monday 9 March 2015

Despite protestations from the Law Society, amongst other legal bodies, which has sent a pre-action protocol letter to the Ministry of Justice, the government has introduced increases in some civil court fees to come into effect on Monday 9 March. The increases affect money claims – both ‘specified’ and ‘unspecified’. Legal firms up and down […]

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How to settle an Employment Claim in Cornwall

A settlement agreement is a specific form of agreement which is “capable of settling statutory claims”. These used to be called compromise agreements, until the introduction of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 which came into force in July 2013 and included provisions to rename them. To be valid, the settlement agreement: should be […]

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