Fake Lawyers found out in the UK and the US – How do I know my solicitor is real?

UK Migration Case – Mohammed Kabba

In a recent case, Mohammed Kabba was put behind bars this week for deliberately misleading judges into believing he was a lawyer, when in fact he was not. The 52 year old pretended to be a lawyer in a court case involving someone who was due to be deported, and was charged for his actions.

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Unlawful Tasering & Use of Force

In October 2012, Colin Farmer was hit by a Taser stun gun after being mistaken for a suspect. His case has been in the news recently, following reports that his solicitor was in the process of negotiating a compensation payout with Lancashire Police. Mr Farmer rejected those claims, but the reports highlight the potential misuse of a powerful weapon.

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Chargeback - Do you Make Purchases with Visa, Amex or Mastercard?

Do you shop on online (or the high street) using your Visa, Amex or Mastercard credit cards? How about debit cards?

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Tesco shows that it pays to complain. What are my legal rights as a customer?

Yorkshire man Jonny Spencer got a free blender from Tesco after complaining about being short changed in their "2 for £2" drinks deal. This complaint (and Tesco's witty banter) has become an internet sensation.

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When Gadgets (Allegedly) Cause Allergies

A French court recently formally recognised that a health condition associated with exposure to gadgets and laptops, called electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), is a disability (albeit not an illness). The result is that Marine Richard, a former radio producer who suffers from the condition, has been granted a disability allowance of around £580 a month.

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