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Farming proprietary estoppel claims and how to avoid them
Joanne McKenzie reports on two recent cases involving proprietary estoppel claims, highlighting the importance of succession planning in agricultural businesses.
By Joanne McKenzie on Monday 6th August 2018
Congratulations, you’re a tenant! Now what?
Solicitor Sarah Loan explains the responsiblities which a tenant needs to consider when entering into a lease.
By Sarah Loan on Monday 25th June 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - June 2018
Sophie Allinson gives an update on three recent and notable employment law cases in her June 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Monday 11th June 2018
The GDPR is here! What happens now?
Partner Caroline Redhead looks ahead at what to expect from enforcement of the GDPR which came into force on 25 May 2018.
By Caroline Redhead on Wednesday 30th May 2018
Why the purchase of a bed and breakfast property requires a specialist
Practising Consultant Susan Scott explains why it's important to instruct a specialist solicitor when buying a bed and breakfast property.
By Susan Scott on Monday 21st May 2018
HR & Employment Law Update - May 2018
Sophie Allinson gives an update on three recent and notable employment law cases in her May 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 15th May 2018
GDPR: Top 5 Tips for Businesses
With time running out in the lead up to GDPR, Data law expert Vaughan Jones gives his top five practical tips for businesses to help prepare.
By Vaughan Jones on Thursday 29th March 2018
New Telecommunications Code now in force
Senior Associate Joanne McKenzie reports on the new regulations for network operators and land owners when dealing with telecommunications equipment.
By Joanne McKenzie on Friday 9th March 2018
Solicitor Ben Crystal explains conditional contracts, which can be used when the sale or purchase of a property depends on permissions being granted from a third-party.
By Ben Crystal on Wednesday 28th February 2018
Do you employ casual or seasonal workers?
Employment Law Partner at Burnetts, Nigel Crebbin, looks at the sometimes tricky question of employment status for casual workers.
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 16th January 2018
Local authority planning fees: up, up and away?
Commercial Property Solicitor Robbie Mather reports on the Government's decision to increase local authority planning fees.
By Robbie Mather on Monday 8th January 2018