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Norgrain 89 Form
14
Jun
2019

An arbitration tribunal in London has recently looked at the inter-reaction between a valid notice of readiness “NOR” and the right to cancel the charterparty when problems occur.

General Data Council PSA Annual Review
10
Jun
2019

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) has recently published concerns following its annual review of performance of the General Dental Council.

CQC Panorama
7
Jun
2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) recently under the Panorama spotlight following inspection shortfallings despite whistleblowing concerns.

Alzheimer's Society cheque presentation
6
Jun
2019

Lester Aldridge has appointed Naomi House & Jacksplace as their new Charity of the Year after staff raised an impressive total of £4792.49 over the last year for dementia charity, Alzheimer’s Society.

Stink bugs
21
May
2019

Countries such as Australia and New Zealand are determined to keep stink bugs out and are therefore taking a hardline approach to ensuring that these dangerous pests do not infiltrate their borders.

Melia Hirst new partner May 19
7
May
2019

Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce the promotion of Melia Hirst to Partner within the Restructuring and Insolvency team based in Southampton.

GP & Clinic CQC failures 2019
30
Apr
2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) recently published a report setting out its findings from their inspections of independent doctor & clinic services providing medical care in England.

Factual accuracy
16
Apr
2019

Last year, CQC proposed changes to its factual accuracy process and asked providers for their views, which included the introduction of a word limit for factual accuracy comments.

Arbitration
16
Apr
2019

Charterparties contain a variety of arbitration clauses which identify where and how parties wish their disagreements to be resolved.

Legal tips for SMEs
4
Apr
2019

Our Corporate and Commercial team set out some practical legal hints and tips for SMEs, so that pre-emptive action can be taken to avoid key issues.