Barcan+Kirby support Injury Prevention Day
On 21st August, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is supporting and promoting Injury Prevention Day, which aims to raise awareness of how the general public can prevent injury. This year, the focus is on safe driving and APIL have... [read more...
Non-disclosure agreements: further guidance issued by the Law Society
A new initiative to help the public understand their rights when faced with non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) was launched on 15th August, by the Law Society of England and Wales. Guidance for the initiative will be made available directly to the public and... [read more...
A&E department failures now the biggest source of Medical Negligence claims
According to a 41-page NHS strategy document, delays, misdiagnosis and poor treatment in Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments are now the main source of NHS negligence claims, overtaking orthopaedic surgery for the first time. Rachel Power, Chief... [read more...
Supreme Court rules that restrictive covenant can be made enforceable by removing unreasonable parts
Any clause in an employment contract that seeks to restrict what an employee can do after their contract comes to an end is invalid from the outset for being a restraint of trade. It will only be enforceable if the employer can show that: it has a... [read more...
Gearing up for Bike Week 2019
As a firm of keen cyclists, many of our solicitors are advocates for the mental, physical and environmental benefits that cycling can provide. Our employees can opt in to our Cycle to Work scheme and many others use their bike to get to our offices every... [read more...