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Sanctions on Syria

As had been widely expected, EU foreign ministers have imposed sanctions on various members of the Syrian leader’s government and his family, including his wife, Asma al-Assad. Their assets will be frozen and they will be denied the right to … Continue reading

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Whitney’s Will

It has emerged that Whitney Houston left her entire estate in her will to her 19 year old daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.  The estate is estimated to be worth some $20m.  Whitney signed her will on 3 February 1993 shortly … Continue reading

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The solicitor and the segway

I have just returned from holiday in Rome. Whilst there my children, aged 22, 19 and 16, and I hired out some Segways. For the uninitiated a Segway is a platform mounted on two wheels which is powered by a … Continue reading

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Oh dear, here we go again!

There is now a petition website where MPs are expected to take notice of any petition that gets sufficient support.  So if someone and his friends start a petition and manage to get it on a roll through Facebook, Twitter … Continue reading

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Insurance company referrals

Once upon a time in a place not very far away there was a country called Insurancecompanyland.  And in Insurancecompanyland there were lots of naughty drivers who had accidents resulting in claims by innocent victims.  Although the rulers of  Insurancecompanyland … Continue reading

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Cheryl Cole reunited with Ashley? What should she do to protect herself?

It has been widely reported that Cheryl Cole and Ashley are reuniting following their divorce last year after allegations of Ashley “playing away” from home.  Putting aside whether or not she should take back a cheating ex-husband, what steps should … Continue reading

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Milly Dowler – do we want to know the Truth?

I spoke this morning on BBC Radio Surrey with Nick Wallace about the news reports on the alleged hacking of Milly Dowler’s mobile phone. Milly, of course, went missing in 2002 and that understandably created great public concern especially in … Continue reading

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Go compare?

On-line services seem to be a massive trend. Every industry is looking to sell its goods or services on-line with the least amount of human contact possible. And yet a most common complaint is “where has the personal service gone? … Continue reading

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Marco Pierre White received an apology

The famous chef, Marco Pierre White has received an apology from his ex wife’s solicitors, following lengthy divorce proceedings during the course of which, they advised their client that she should obtain documentation relating to his finances by intercepting his … Continue reading

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Kiss and tell

In his recent judgment in the case of CTB v News Group Newspapers Limited and Another Mr Justice Eady challenged media claims that the courts were ‘introducing a law of privacy by the back door’.  The Human Rights Act 1998 … Continue reading

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