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Employment

Government increases in Court fees increase costs of divorce

Thursday, March 24, 2016

If you have been to see a solicitor in recent months they will have warned you to consider issuing divorce proceedings sooner rather than later due to the expected increase in Court fees.  As it stood the Court gave less … Click to read more…

Chancellor announces reform of non-residential Stamp Duty Land Tax rates in 2016 budget

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Calculations will change for freehold and leasehold non-residential transactions with effect from today (17th March 2016), so that the Stamp Duty Land Tax rates apply to the portion of the purchase price within each of the three new rate bands. … Click to read more…

Employment Law Bulletin March 2016

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Welcome Junior doctors have barely been out of the news over the last few months. With the Government intending to impose a new contract, the situation continues to bring home just how difficult these issues can be for those caught … Click to read more…

Rogers and Norton April Breakfast Club

Monday, March 14, 2016

The next Rogers & Norton Breakfast club is scheduled for Tuesday 19th April 2016 at The Theatre Royal, Norwich. We are delighted to announce our Guest Speaker for the Breakfast Club as Norwich International Airport’s General Manager Richard Pace. Richard has … Click to read more…

Delay At Your Peril – A Lesson to The Insurer

A recent decision in the Court of Appeal in Gentry v Miller (1) and UK Insurance Ltd (2) 2016 has provided further guidance as to how courts will deal with applications for relief from sanction. In this case, the insurer … Click to read more…

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Bumper start for Rogers and Norton property group

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Rogers & Norton property team have had a fantastic start to 2016, building on the success we have achieved in previous years.  The large, skilled, team of conveyancers has created many strong relationships with estate agents in Norwich based … Click to read more…

Success on a Work at height case

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The Rogers and Norton Personal Injury team won a claim against a negligent employer following an employee’s fall from a roof onto scaffold which had not been raised to the correct height.  The employers fought the case all the way … Click to read more…

Cost Conflict Resolved in the Court of Appeal

Monday, March 7, 2016

In Personal Injury Litigation, the Court Rules provided that for claims worth less than £25,000 in damages, a regime of fixed costs should apply. This regime sets out the precise calculation of costs awarded to a successful Claimant upon the … Click to read more…

Fatal Accident Claims – A change in the Law

Thursday, March 3, 2016

On the 24th February 2016 the Supreme Court handed down judgement in the case of Knauer (Widower and Administrator of the Estate of Sally Ann Knauer) (Appellant) v Ministry of Justice (Respondent) [2016] UKSC 9. Following an earlier article, Mark Hambling … Click to read more…

Professional Ladies Only Networking Club

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

We have recently hosted our popular, bi monthly Professional Ladies Only Networking Club at the Last Wine Bar.   Again it proved to be a very successful and enjoyable event, receiving rave reviews from the attendees.  A race day is currently being planned … Click to read more…