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Limitation and Exclusion Clauses, what they can and cannot include

Any commercial transaction carries the risk of liability to the parties. In order to mitigate the risk commercial contracts nearly always contain a contractual term known as an exemption clause.  The purpose of exemption clauses is to attempt to exclude...

Higher levels of Age Discrimination cases are emerging as older employees do not fear not receiving a reference

The past two the three years have seen the biggest changes to the workplace in recent years, from Zoom meetings to hybrid working.  Senior management and HR departments must rapidly adjust to the new order.  The pandemic threw certain...

Relocation to Europe to avoid the growing cost of living in the UK

Having lived through the unprecedented times experienced during the past two to three years due to the unexpected and all-encompassing pandemic which severely impacted on commerce across the world and now faced with the economic consequences of the war in...

Writing Wills for your European Property

The global disruption caused by the pandemic has led many people to re-consider their way of life.  The lure of the relaxed lifestyle across a number of European countries together with the warmer climate and Mediterranean diet has resulted in an...

How to Avoid Investment Fraud - things to look out for

Investment fraud is surging due to the fact that immediately after the commercially crippling pandemic lockdown, the war in Ukraine has rapidly driven up the cost of living.  The difficult commercial landscape where profits are rapidly dropping creates...

Residential Real Estate Purchase in France

France, the largest country in Western Europe, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, it is economically and politically secure. France is a country with picturesque lakes, mountains, beaches and spectacular countryside, providing a...

Now is the best time to buy a property in Italy

Italy’s culture, cuisine and countryside has always had a lure for the British.  The pace of life and climate make it an extremely attractive proposition when considering buying a property overseas. Owning a property in any of the delightful...

The importance of the safety net of a Letter of Indemnity

In most business transactions there is always the potential for unexpected  irregularities to arise.  A Letter of Indemnity (LOI) in shipping is a legal document that exonerates carriers of any liability and claims that might result from changes to...

Applications for Portuguese Citizenship through Jewish heritage can still be made before the changes to the rules - but only just

The Portuguese government’s proposed changes to the law with regard to the right to Portuguese citizenship for the descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled in 1492, arose following the Sephardic Genealogical Society  concerns that there was...

Parental Child Abduction - Preventative Measures

The past two to three years have been stressful for many people at one time or another.  The challenges of the pandemic and lockdown and now an economic downturn test many people to breaking point.  Difficult times can often push married or...

Guide to buying a Residential Property in Spain

For many years Spain has been and remains a very popular destination for property purchase by British nationals, the lure of the sunny climate and the relaxed lifestyle and friendly environment has drawn people to relocate, retire or simply enjoy regular...

Social Media allows Online Defamantion to spread faster and farther

Currently, social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are powerful online platforms where anyone can ‘tweet’, ‘post’, ‘share’ any kind of material.  The platforms are largely self-governing, having...

What to do if you are Arrested in Europe

Many people are looking forward to a relaxing break on holiday in Europe, hoping to let off steam after the long months putting up with the pandemic, politics plus the impending financial downturn.  Nobody sets off on holiday expecting to be arrested...

New changes in September to the immigration rules governing applications for Portuguese citizenship through Sephardic Jewish heritage

In 2015 the Portuguese government enacted Decree law 30-A/2015 introducing the right to Portuguese citizenship for the descendants of Sephardic Jews in an attempt to right the wrongs suffered by the expulsion of Sephardic Jews beginning in 1492.  The...

Compulsory free Mediation to be introduced for Civil Disputes under £10,000 prior to Litigation

The courts of England and Wales, both civil and criminal, are experiencing a problematic backlog, in part caused by the global pandemic.  In an attempt to free court time to consider serious or complex civil disputes, the Government will adopt major...

The Growing use of Blockchain in the Law and Commerce

The new development in connection with the service of legal documents arising from Giambrone & Partners landmark High Court case D’Aloia v. Persons Unknown changes the face of future litigation in contentious cyber disputes.  Increasingly,...

New path for recovery of assets in Cryptocurrency fraud

Investment fraud has become the scourge of the modern world with multiple regulators and other agencies pointing to the inextricable rise of financial fraud, which is now the leading crime in the United Kingdom. Fraudsters are adaptable and agile and quick...

Giambrone & Partners successfully combats Crypto fraud with a Ground-breaking Judgment at the High Court

Crypto fraud seems to be expanding exponentially with a reported 58 per cent increase in crypto theft in the past 12 months according to a report by cyber security firm NordVPN .  Giambrone & Partners banking and financial fraud litigation team ...

Funding options for your Legal Case

Ostensibly, the rule of law exists to provide a semblance of justice to society. Frequently the decision to bring or defend a claim, is governed by cost rather than justice.  Khizar Arif , a partner, pointed out “ There is no avoiding the...

Compensation claims for personal injury must be made within three years of an accident or illness caused by no fault of your own

As a degree of normality returns following the Covid 19 pandemic and people look forward to travelling abroad for a holiday.  Many people understandably look forward to a welcome break overseas; the Office of National Statics (ONS) reports that there...
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