September 17, 2020
High Court allows appeal by claimant after council bids to withdraw admissions of liability in failure to remove case
An unnamed South Wales local authority has been stopped by the High Court from withdrawing three admissions of lability made in a lengthy dispute over the care while a child of J, who is now aged 20 and seeks damages.
September 16, 2020
The temporary increase in notice periods for eviction in Wales, including those announced in July, will be extended to 31 March 2021, Housing and Local Government Minister Julie James has announced.
September 14, 2020
A residential care home business in Cardiff has been fined more than £430,000 for serious fire safety failings, following a prosecution brought by South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
September 08, 2020
Trowers & Hamlins has advised Tirion Homes, a “not-for-profit” housing company, on first phase refinancing of The Mill, a £100m, residential-led urban regeneration project in Cardiff, by M&G Investments.
September 07, 2020
Cumbria County Council legal team and Swansea Council solicitor shortlisted for Law Society Excellence Awards
Cumbria County Council has been shortlisted in the Excellence – In-House category for this year’s Law Society Excellence Awards.
September 02, 2020
Legal charity LawWorks has announced it will expand its services in Wales having received a grant of £422,760 from the National Lottery Community Fund.
September 01, 2020
Social landlord Cartrefi Conwy, which has more than 3,800 properties throughout the county of Conwy in North Wales, has appointed its local authority and eight law firms to a legal services framework estimated to be worth £4.2m.
August 13, 2020
City and County of Cardiff Council did not breach the Equality Act 2010, when it issued a compulsory purchase order for a house owned by a former council building surveyor.
August 11, 2020
Use of facial recognition technology was unlawful but did not contravene article 8 finds Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal has held that the use of facial recognition technology by the South Wales Police Force (SWP) was unlawful but that its use was proportionate under article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
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