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May 2019

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    Caster Semenya Ruling - A New Age For Gender Categorisation In Sports?

    Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) ruled against Caster Semenya in her long-standing dispute with the International Association of Athletics Federation (“IAAF”). The decision means Semenya has no choice but to lower her testosterone level in order to compete in international mid-distance events.
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    Issues That Arise When Dealing With Leasehold Property

    Many people are aware that properties in England and Wales will fall into one of two categories – they will either be freehold or leasehold.
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    Dangers Of A Wrongly Executed Lasting Power Of Attorney

    Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) give legal authority to attorneys to act on your behalf in a situation where you are unable (or unwilling) to deal with matters yourself. There are two different types – one deals with finance and the other deals with health and care.
  • 09

    Lawexchange International Marks 25 Years

    LawExchange International (LEI), a global network of independent law firms founded by Hewitsons, marked its 25th anniversary at a conference in Prague.
  • 03

    Brexit And Construction

    The news that the contractors building Crossrail have claimed £900m in additional costs having issued more than 21,000 compensation claims highlights the importance of following the procedure under construction contracts when delays and cost overruns occur, or when they are threatening to arise.