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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.
Right to Buy Applications
Associate Chartered Legal Executive Anita Jobling explains the Right to Buy scheme and application process.
Published Friday 24th March 2017
What is mental capacity and how are best interests determined?
In the first part of her three-part series of blogs, Trainee Solicitor Sophie Allinson explains what is meant by the phrases ‘Mental Capacity’ and the principle of 'Best Interests'.
Published Friday 10th March 2017
Tenants in Common
Trainee Solicitor Rebecca Davidson explains 'tenants in common' - a way in which two or more people can own property.
Published Friday 10th February 2017
Child Support Options – finding the best way forward
Joanne Grey explains the top 3 ways that parents can deal with negotiating child support.
Published Friday 3rd February 2017
The 3 Golden Rules of Getting a Restraining Order
Amy Fallows, Family Law Solicitor, explains her three golden rules when getting a restraining order.
Published Friday 27th January 2017
How to conduct a disciplinary hearing
Employment Law Solicitor, Anna Lovett, explains the correct procedure for carrying out a disciplinary hearing with an employee.
Published Friday 16th December 2016
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
Rebecca Davidson explains non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and their role in sales of shares and businesses.
Published Friday 9th December 2016
“Well you’re not the real dad anyway!”
Family Law Solicitor, Amy Fallows, explains the golden rules for addressing paternity in the Family Court.
Published Wednesday 30th November 2016
Relate – the relationship people
Family Law Solicitor Joanne Grey explains the benefits of using counselling services such as Relate during a breaking relationship.
Published Wednesday 23rd November 2016
Percy Hedley and Burnetts
Sophie Allinson, trainee solicitor, explores the history of Percy Hedley and Burnetts’ charitable work with the foundation.
Published Tuesday 1st November 2016
Are Protective Injunctions still useful?
Jacqueline Haslam explores whether Protective Injunctions are still effective compared to newly improved Criminal Court protections.
Published Monday 24th October 2016