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Imagine you’ve found the perfect pair of Louboutin shoes. The bright red soles that shine the red of holly berries as you walk with its slim stiletto and classic pointed toe. Now imagine that you make the momentous decision to spend £455.00 to buy a pair of shoes even though you can buy a similar pair for £20.00 from “Primarnie”! You make all kinds of promises to yourself; about how you’re only buying them to wear to that job interview, they’re an asset, if you get the job then technically you’ve made money on them, they’ll be lucky when you take them on that date, after all Louboutin’s are a symbol of excitement for women the world over. 
According to a recent speech by Andrew Walker QC, the thread that binds the legal process together, the Rule of Law, (The authority and influence of law in society – the main pillar of the Rule of Law being that all members of a society, including the government, police, and any other powers, are considered equally subject to publicly disclosed legal codes and processes), is under threat as a result of cuts being made to legal aid relating to family law and those in need of their nearest solicitors dealing in criminal law. MG Legal’s team of solicitors in Preston, and many other local family law solicitors have noticed that the much of the public are unaware of the cuts, and our solicitors in Lancaster, Lancashire still receive requests for legal aid from clients on a daily basis. 
In a world where social media filters are used on a daily basis to hide how we really look, and HD TV shows all our wrinkles and defects, many of us don’t feel too comfortable out there in the real world, and we decided to have a nip or a tuck, botox fillers, or even dental braces, to give us the perfect smile. 
In any sport, from boxing to ballet and beyond, there’s always the chance that any one of us, can, and will be injured. 
 
According to a recent survey, the most common sporting injuries are, in no particular order: shin splints, sciatica, pulled hamstring, torn cruciate ligament, concussion, and the good old-fashioned groin pull. And yet it may not always be the person partaking in the sport that gets injured, MG Legal, accident injury solicitors in Lancaster, have also successfully helped those just spectating, receive an award of compensation, too! 
Apparently, the passing of the Civil Liability Bill will stop insurance fraud arising from road traffic accidents. Aviva, insurers of 1 in 4 motor vehicles in the UK, will say that last year, 2017, it detected £59 million pounds worth of fraudulent injury claims (the writer is unsure if this sum relates also to vehicle damages, credit hire, and solicitors’ costs, arising out of the road traffic accident claims). Aviva, obviously jubilant in the knowledge that the Civil Liability Bill has passed though the Commons, and the Lords, will say that they are presently investigating more than 17,000.00 road traffic accident claims they believe to be fraudulent, and that motor insurance accounts for 60% of all fraud detected by their offices. 
Following Solicitors in Lancaster’s blog on Food allergies and the dangers of incorrectly labelled food (which you can read here), ITV News has recently published an article which Solicitors in Lancaster found very interesting - Researchers have conducted a landmark study into Peanut allergies, and the ability to build up a tolerance to them in children. 
What are Official Copy Entries? 
 
Official Copy Entries are a form of document which your solicitors in Longridge can download from the Land Registry. This document will show all of the records the Land Registry hold about the property, and includes information for your property solicitors Preston to review and investigate accordingly. The records are held under a specific title number, unique to that property and are accompanied by a Title Plan showing the physical boundaries of the property. 
As the pound suffers its worst day since 2016 it would seem to be a bleak Friday indeed. This news comes as, according to the BBC, analysists are advising that homes are taking longer to sell than they were a year ago. Since 2016 the markets have appeared little affected by Brexit however as the March 2019 departure date approaches it seems that the figures are being affected. This news is not helped by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors forecast that house prices are at the lowest they have been since 2016. Currently; it is estimated that housing transactions are down twenty percent however on the whole house prices are still on the rise. 
People access legal services on a daily basis. Whether you have been in a Accident at Work, or have slipped, tripped or fallen, or you have suffered from Medical Negligence at the hands of a Doctor or Surgeon, you may need to instruct Solicitors in Lancaster to handle a “No Win, No Fee” Personal Injury compensation claim on your behalf. Or, you may wish to commence divorce proceedings, which Solicitors in Lancaster offer on a fixed fee basis, starting from £395 plus VAT for uncontested divorce proceedings. You may be considering writing a Will, which Solicitors in Lancaster offer from £50 plus VAT, and fixed fee uncontested Probate for £500 plus VAT. As specialists in the aforementioned services, as well as property law, Solicitors in Lancaster also offer services in sales and purchases starting from £250 plus VAT. 
The horrific tragedy of Grenfell Tower has brought to light many safety concerns for people living in flats or high-rise buildings. One of the buzz words associated with Grenfell Tower is ‘cladding’. In particular; “what the position is of Leaseholders who live in properties with unsafe cladding” is a question many Property Lawyers are asking. MG Legal, your solicitors Lancaster, have researched the matter and our findings are as follows: 
 
On the 16th of May 2018 Theresa May pledged £400 million to replace unsafe cladding following the June disaster. However; in the September update to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Building Safety Programme, which monitors the number of buildings with ACM cladding and the progress of work to remove it, it was revealed that only two out of 205 private residential blocks containing combustible ACM cladding have had it completely removed since the Grenfell fire last June. 
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