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All too often, the wrangling over the financial arrangements on divorce turns out to be lengthy, expensive and a cause of anxiety and anger. In order to reduce these negative aspects, Mr Justice Mostyn has released a statement outlining procedures designed to enhance efficiency in the disposal of financial remedy cases to be heard by…

Claims against dishonest executors have trebled in 12 months, according to the Law Gazette.  The increase in the number of claims is thought to result from the appointment of friends and family members as executors rather than professional executors such as solicitors. There are many reasons for using a professional executor, such as: They have…

Following the decision of the Supreme Court that a member of a limited liability partnership (LLP) should be considered to be a ‘worker’ for employment law purposes, the Pensions Regulator has confirmed that LLP members can be eligible for pensions auto-enrolment.  If you require advice on the employment status of anyone working for you, contact Justin…

In an important decision for corporate sponsors and those who benefit from their financial help, a fishing company which stumped up £1.2 million in support of its cash-strapped local rugby club has suffered defeat in its legal campaign to deduct that sum from its profits assessable to Corporation Tax. Over a three-year period, Interfish Limited had entered into…

What’s New in Terminal Dilapidations?  What are the implications of the repair clause in this Lease? Is it worth the expense (and delay) of getting a Schedule of Condition prepared before signing? A terminal dilapidations claim is the landlord’s claim against a tenant for failing to return the premises to the condition required by the…

Everyone at the firm would like to congratulate Robert Jefferies (below right) who became a Solicitor on 1st August 2014.Robert first joined the firm in December 2011 as a paralegal and after completing his training contract with us, he is now a member of the Company Commercial Department. Following hot on Robert’s heels, Charlotte Mckenty,…

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) has issued revised guidance for employers, entitled ‘Handling TUPE transfers’, on how to handle business transfers to which the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) apply. This takes into account changes to the legislation introduced by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of…

The Government plans to make sweeping revisions to the regulations concerning the disqualification of directors. These will generally operate to make the regime more punitive towards directors whose behaviour is deemed to warrant a penalty. The changes include the introduction of the ability to ban from being a director of a British company a person who…

Shareholders are not necessarily directors of a company, which may lead them to believe that they cannot be held responsible for the actions of the company in which they have a stake. However, when a shareholder (or anyone else) exerts sufficient sway over a director to influence the company’s business, the court may consider them…

A woman who sold her mother’s house in order to buy her a more suitable home has been left with a large legal costs bill as a result of her action. Her mother is incapacitated by dementia and unable to look after her own affairs. The resulting court case shows how important it is for…

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