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Lottie Goldstone (nee Prentice) has successfully combined her 2 careers. Firstly as a professional three-day event rider competing at the top level, and secondly as a solicitor and equine law specialist at Harrison Clark Rickerbys in Cheltenham. She has experienced first hand the issues that the equine and rural community are facing having run her own equestrian business, competition livery yard, teaching and training horses and clients. Since being at HCR she has set up her own equine and rural sector to help advise people, on a wide range of issues, involving this community.
Posted: 13 September 2013
Are you familiar with chancel repair liability (CRL)? Do you know whether your property is in a parish where you may be liable for chancel repair?
Lottie Goldstone highlights the important aspects of CRL and reforms that are imminent.
James Watkins is the new bug at Law on the Web, having joined the publishing team in October 2011. A native of Weymouth in Dorset, James graduated from the University of the West of England in 2010 with a degree in English Language and Linguistics. In his spare time, James enjoys travelling, writing about independent videogames, and speed metal.
Posted: 22 October 2013
The UK is under pressure from the European Court of Human Rights to allow prisoners to vote - is it time we ended prisoner disenfranchisement?
Luke is a veteran of the site, having been writing news for Law on the Web since its launch. He's seen it all and done it all, and is now able to cast a weathered eye over the day's news before plucking the best of the batch for Law on the Web's daily roundup. His bold opinions are sure to delight and disgust in equal measure.
Posted: 21 October 2013
It seems that not a week can go by nowadays without a revelation of some new scandal by the banking sector. Everyone has at least heard of the mis-sold PPI fiasco by now, but the latest debacle to hit the scene is the mis-selling of interest rate swap agreements, otherwise known as IRSAs.
Stephen is a linguistics graduate who has been with Law on the Web since June 2010. While working in the news team he has covered some of the most important legal stories over the last few years.
A naturally curious person, he is a voracious learner of foreign languages and enjoys acquiring knowledge in general. On top of these cerebral pursuits he also enjoys playing golf and Guitar Hero, despite not being particularly good at either.
Posted: 12 August 2013
Birds are a valuable asset to any country, adding colour and life to the surroundings they inhabit. Indeed, the avifauna of Britain are held dear by many. The law would appear to have a similar view, which is why there is a sturdy body of legislation protecting them and their habitat.