Liam Hastings

Co-operative Legal Services

Co-operative Legal Services are being watched by thousands of independent solicitors throughout the country. They were one of the first organisations to be granted an Alternative Business Structure licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in 2012. What's all the...

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Court fee rises

The Ministry of Justice has announced that court fees in the County Court and High Court will rise (in most instances) from 22 April 2014. For money claims up to £1,500 the fees for issuing claims will stay the same. However, for money claims exceeding £1,500 in value...

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Cooling off rights

If goods are faulty and you act quickly enough you will usually have the right to reject them and get a refund. However, you are not always entitled to a refund just because you change your mind. Having said that there are a few situations where you do have cooling...

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What happens if I buy stolen goods?

If you are unlucky enough to buy stolen goods, the law will not come to your rescue, even if you have acted in good faith and did not know that the goods were stolen. This principle applies to all stolen goods including cars. So you buy a car and it turns out to be...

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