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The latest blogs from experts in our HR, employment law, dispute resolution and medical negligence teams. Your shares, comments and feedback are very welcome.
What is a settlement agreement and when might you use one?
HR Consultant Julie Davis explains settlement agreements and the situations in which an employer might use one.
Published Friday 16th February 2018
Bringing a claim in medical negligence: The basics
Millions of people undergo medical treatment every day and have no issues with the care provided. However, when something goes wrong, what amounts to negligence?
Published Friday 9th February 2018
The costs of buying a house
Buying a house is likely the most expensive purchase you will make and there are many costs involved. Lynette Sharp explains the services and costs involved in conveyancing.
Published Friday 2nd February 2018
Fixed-Term Contracts: What are workers’ rights?
Sophie Allinson explains fixed-term workers' employment rights and the costly misconception that businesses are often caught out by.
Published Friday 26th January 2018
What is a Residence Order and do I need one?
Family Law Solicitor Joanne Grey explains the role of a residence order in establishing where a child will live after a relationship breakdown.
Published Friday 19th January 2018
What is a CAFCASS Wishes and Feelings assessment?
Family Law Partner, Amy Fallows, answers the most frequently asked questions about CAFCASS Wishes and Feelings assessments and their impact on child arrangements.
Published Friday 12th January 2018
What is franchising and what are the legal issues to consider?
Corporate lawyer George Farrer gives an overview of franchising and explains the legal issues to consider.
Published Friday 22nd December 2017
Making child arrangements: your custody rights
When a relationship breaks down, not all parents can maintain a ‘happily ever after’ and disputes can arise over the custody of the children. Emma Armstrong explains custody rights.
Published Friday 15th December 2017
Is my child Gillick competent?
Medical Negligence Solictor Angela Curran explains the medical term “Gillick competence” and what it means for an under-18 year old's consent to treatment.
Published Friday 8th December 2017
Mediation: A Light in the Dark
Have you found yourself in the midst of a dispute which seems like it will never end? Mediation may signal the light at the end of the tunnel.
Published Thursday 23rd November 2017
A guide to rent reviews in commercial leases
Rebecca Davidson explains rent reviews in commercial leases and explains what to watch out for to avoid financial consequences.
Published Thursday 9th November 2017
Maternity Leave: The common pitfalls for businesses
Employment Law Solicitor, Anna Lovett, explains the common maternity pitfalls that she regularly advises employers on.
Published Friday 3rd November 2017