We were instructed by a charity where a property had been damaged quite badly but no insurance was available to respond to the business interruption losses.
We were able to step in where negotiations had stalled between the charity and the third party responsible for the damage to extract swift and substantial compensation allaying the losses that had resulted from the charity shop being closed for so long due to the damage.
In order to eliminate any risk for the client we acted on a funding arrangement that meant the client did not need to pay any legal fees unless and until the claim succeeded. Damages were obtained within four months. Insurance cover might have indemnified the major loss, but it is always worth reviewing other subsidiary losses and seeking legal advice on what might be recovered out of uninsured losses.
The treatment of Pensions on Divorce when assessing the financial positions of the separating couples has previously lacked consistency. The recent cases decided by the Family Court in 2020 have demonstrated that the Guidance on the Treatment of Pensions on Divorce Report
This podcast is part of our Family Law Series in which we will be guiding you through the treatment of pensions on divorce and sharing practical information to help you understand your options and the process involved.