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Insights: Disputes, including contested estates

Court allows for claim to be brought after the applicant is out of time.

In a recent case before the High Court, the Applicant, Ms Julie Colbourne, has been granted permission to bring a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the Inheritance Act), despite being out of time due to an error made by her solicitors.

An important clarification

The Court of Appeal has provided an important clarification on what is recoverable loss and how exclusion/limitation clauses should be interpreted.

Reputation management and the Right to be Forgotten revisited

In an age where anybody's name is searchable at the drop of a hat and a company's online reputation is vital, damaging press or social media coverage can present a serious issue both for individuals and the companies that they work for.