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Paternity leave: Employees’ rights
Sinead McCracken explains the most important points to know about employees' paternity leave rights.
Published Monday 10th December 2018
Consent orders: What you need to know (video)
A consent order is a financial document that you get at the end of your divorce, which sets out the financial deal that you have reached. Amy Fallows gives an…
Published Friday 7th December 2018
A 5-minute introduction to easements
Residential Conveyancing Paralegal Natalie Clifford explains how easements can restrict a landowners development plans.
Published Friday 19th October 2018
Adoption leave and adoption pay
Sinead McCracken gives an overview of the employments rights of someone who is adopting a child.
Published Friday 12th October 2018
Parental responsibility and the law: a focus on lesbian relationships
Family Law Solicitor Emma Armstrong explains who has parental responsibility for a child with same-sex parents.
Published Friday 5th October 2018
Family law in the movies: Kramer vs Kramer
Relationship breakdown is an emotionally charged subject: a favourite of producers unable to resist a dramatic storyline. Family law Solicitor Zoë Tremeer-Holme looks at a famous example: ‘Kramer vs Kramer’.
Published Friday 21st September 2018
Workplace mediation: resolving conflict at work
HR Consultant Eleanor Morland explains workplace mediation: an increasingly popular approach used by businesses to resolve workplace disputes.
Published Friday 14th September 2018
Employment law – Knowing your rights and responsibilities
Sophie Allinson gives an overview of rights and responsibilities in an employment relationship.
Published Friday 7th September 2018
Head injury: what you need to know
Serious brain injuries can take a lot of adjustment from the injured person and those around them. Stacy Williams explains the different effects that a head injury can cause.
Published Friday 24th August 2018
Do I require planning permission for an extension to my home?
Thinking about building an extension to your home? Sharon Dunstan explains what to consider, as you may need planning permission for an extension.
Published Friday 10th August 2018
Emma Armstrong explains Grandparents’ rights and the legal options available to allow contact with grandchildren.
Published Friday 3rd August 2018
Q&A - Party Wall Act 1996
Rebecca Davidson explains the Party Wall Act 1996 and how it applies to walls, fences and buildings that share a boundary between two residential or commercial properties.
Published Friday 27th July 2018