Solicitors, like many other professionals, are required to take out insurance to protect clients in the event of a claim for breach of contract or negligence.Read more
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Colman Coyle is delighted to announce the launch of a new redesigned version of its website, www.colmancoyle.com.
The site’s refreshed and simplified look, combined with enhanced content, improved search functionality, and optimisation for mobile devices will provide our clients with the information they need quickly and easilyRead more
At Colman Coyle we have participated in a very large number of mediations varying from small disputes for private individuals to large mediations involving multiple parties and multiple Mediators where hundreds of millions of pounds are at stake.Read more
At the end of last month, the Insolvency Service announced that the Insolvency Rules which were originally proposed to be implemented in April 2016 has been pushed back with a view of coming into force in October 2016. A new version of the Rules was also submitted to the Insolvency Rules Committee at the end…Read more
In the recent case of Philip Anthony Brooks and Julie Willets (Joint Liquidators) v Keiron Armstrong and Ian Walker , the court considered where the burden of proof lies when establishing a defence under section 214(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986.Read more
Partners Howard Colman and Max Lesser, as well as dual qualified English lawyer/ Spanish abogado Ignacio Morillas-Paredes, will once again be attending the IR GlobalConference in September 2015. The conference being held at the Brewery in London is expecting over 200 legal and financial professionals from over 50 jurisdictions to attend.Read more
Legal Expert Column: We are a block of four flats with 99 year leases. The freehold has been sold without being offered to us. What can we do?
This Q & A was first published in Absolutely City & Angel Magazine, September 2015. Our property team have a regular legal expert column in the magazine to answer questions on residential property.Read more
At Colman Coyle we are often asked to advise international companies in connection with businesses which are already well established elsewhere such as hotels, chains of shops or restaurants.Read more
The Court of Appeal’s decision in Ilott v Mitson (& Ors) appears to have divided public opinion on the performance of a testator’s wishes recorded in a Will. At the time of writing this blog, there were 879 comments on the BBC’s online article reporting the case.Read more
The Supreme Court handed down judgment yesterday in the landmark costs case of Coventry v Lawrence as to whether the system for the recovery of costs in civil litigation in England and Wales under the Access to Justice Act 1999 (“the Act”) is compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights.Read more
Colman Coyle successfully negotiated the settlement of an Inheritance Act claim on behalf of a husband spouse.
Proceedings were brought in the Chancery Division of the High Court on behalf of the claimant under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.Read more
Dispute Resolution Partner Neil Curbison will be speaking to the Chinese delegation at the Law Society’s International Marketplace Conference in London, July 2015. He will be speaking on mediation as part of a wider discussion on ‘Solving International Disputes’. This follows on from partner Howard Colman’s recent trip to China and Hong Kong and is…Read more