It’s time to sort out Christmas contact

It’s time to sort out Christmas contact If you are a parent who does not live with your child then you should start thinking about agreeing Christmas contact now. You may think Christmas is too far away but many solicitors’ offices close just before the Christmas holidays and the Courts are extremely busy at that … Continue reading It’s time to sort out Christmas contact

DON’T KEEP PUTTING IT OFF (LIKE ARETHA FRANKLIN)!

DON’T KEEP PUTTING IT OFF (LIKE ARETHA FRANKLIN)! According to the news Aretha Franklin died without a Will and simply, like many people, kept putting it off. Other musicians that also failed to make a Will include Prince, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix and Bob Marley.  Don Wilson, a Los Angeles lawyer who worked for Franklin … Continue reading DON’T KEEP PUTTING IT OFF (LIKE ARETHA FRANKLIN)!

Finding a way – Mediation

Finding a way The BBC reported last week that Jeremy Corbyn had offered to “reach out” to Theresa May over Brexit saying that if she delivered a “sensible” deal, he would support it. That brings to mind the commercial disputes we deal with where apparently intractable differences have to be resolved.  Ultimately matters will be … Continue reading Finding a way – Mediation

Life gets busy but when is a good time to get your Will and LPA sorted?

Life gets busy but when is a good time to get your Will and LPA sorted? I’m writing this as I wait for my husband to come out of theatre – he’s having his tonsils out, a pretty routine operation. But in this environment it is giving me some time to consider and reflect upon … Continue reading Life gets busy but when is a good time to get your Will and LPA sorted?

Don’t flush your money away get the legal pack

Over the summer I was on holiday in Cornwall, and much to my wife’s amusement, I can never resist looking in the estate agents’ windows at properties for sale to see what the local market has to offer. You can take the property lawyer out of the office but…. My attention was caught by the … Continue reading Don’t flush your money away get the legal pack

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Japanese Knotweed, A Legal Nuisance ‘’Knot’’ To Be Ignored

Japanese Knotweed, A Legal Nuisance ‘’Knot’’ To Be Ignored Japanese knotweed has become an increasing problem in that its growth (it can grow at 20cm per day if unabated) has led to countless homes being devalued with the weed being present in the garden. The knotweed was first brought to Europe from Japan in the … Continue reading Japanese Knotweed, A Legal Nuisance ‘’Knot’’ To Be Ignored

Warehouse space in high demand

Warehouse space in high demand Due to a change in consumer spending towards online shopping demand for warehouse space has doubled in the past 10 years. Previously, retailers only accounted for a third of warehouse space; in comparison to now where 60% of the space is occupied by retailers. The increase in demand for warehouse … Continue reading Warehouse space in high demand

HR related questions in the workplace

HR related questions in the workplace For the blog this week we thought it would be helpful to have look into HR related issues that have been newsworthy over the summer. Is there a maximum workplace temperature beyond which employees cannot be expected to work? The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/3004) … Continue reading HR related questions in the workplace

High Profile Divorces

HIGH PROFILE DIVORCES It scarcely seems like a month goes by before another “high profile” celebrity relationship breakdown makes the headlines. Nonetheless the issues that celebrities face when their marriages end are often the same as those of lesser known couples living private, quieter lives. At present the news seems ablaze with issues in relation … Continue reading High Profile Divorces