Insights 13 July 2017

Why is it important to have a Will?

Sandy Lamb, Private Client Partner, examines what can happen when someone dies without a Will and what this can mean for their family and business

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Insights 11 July 2017

Beware of false economies on employment law

Head of Employment and Partner, Ben Doherty, explains why social care charities need to be careful that they don’t fall foul of employment law

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Insights 7 July 2017

A licence may not always be what it seems… it might be a lease

The difference between a licence and lease is sometimes unclear and the name given may be irrelevant to what the agreement legally is

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Insights 6 July 2017

9 reasons why it’s worth making a Will

Your Will is the expression of how you would like your estate to be dealt with after death, and importantly, who you wish to benefit

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Insights 29 June 2017

Passport, tickets, currency, Power of Attorney...?

Putting a Power of Attorney in place might not be top of your list before going on holiday, but if you’re planning an adventurous trip perhaps it should be

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Insights 28 June 2017

Practical tips for an easier separation or divorce

Here are some steps that can help to ensure a separation or divorce is fair and as straightforward as possible

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Insights 22 June 2017

Community Right to Buy rules are extended but remain complex

Legal changes may have extended the rights for community groups to register an interest to purchase land for community use but it’s still a complex process

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Insights 20 June 2017

Early advice may protect rural tenants’ positions when partnership leases are being terminated

We consider the complexities of the process of partnership lease termination and highlights the benefit for tenants who engage with advisors promptly

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Insights 19 June 2017

Divorce: the view from the North

Differences between divorce law in Scotland and England mean that the process and outcome may vary significantly depending on where the divorce is decided

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Insights 16 June 2017

The attorney: a key partner in the journey of life

If someone makes a Power of Attorney (PoA) and asks you to be their attorney, what are your duties and rights?

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Insights 15 June 2017

Dealing with dilapidations – the repairing liability at the expiry of a lease

Dilapidations refers to the process a landlord follows to recover loss due to tenants failing to meet the repairing standard imposed in a commercial lease

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Insights 14 June 2017

How to ensure your child’s summer is a holiday dream when parenting apart

Nina Taylor, Partner, suggests how separated parents can avoid disputes by ensuring their summer holiday plans suit everyone involved

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