Meet our Personal Injury Team

18th Nov 2022

In November we welcomed Deborah Lewis to the firm as an Associate to lead the personal injury team.  Deborah specialises in accidents at work, road traffic accidents, slipping and tripping accidents and injuries involving defective equipment. She also acts frequently for injured children. ...

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Holiday pay for part-year workers

18th Nov 2022

A study has reportedly found that most employers don’t fully understand how their business could be impacted by a Supreme Court decision on the correct method of calculating holiday pay.  Harpur Trust v Brazel, which can be found at Citation (2022) UKSC21, was a long-running case about a...

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The serious role of executor

4th Nov 2022

The executor of a Will is reported to have received a prison sentence following a failure to meet his duties.  The story goes that the man’s niece and nephew had started a legal process to for...

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Supporting parents of premature babies

14th Oct 2022

A new law that should ease pressures on some new parents is making its way through parliament. The Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Bill is designed to help new parents of premature babies by enabling them to take up to 12 weeks of paid leave to be with their child. This is in addition to existing mat...

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Facing an Inheritance Act claim

16th Sep 2022

The complete terms of a person’s will are not usually discovered until after their death. While these are often as anticipated, family members are occasionally taken by surprise. Those who had expected to inherit may feel disappointed or hard done by; they don’t understand why they have...

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Keeping homeworkers safe

2nd Sep 2022

As homeworking continues to be the order of the day in many UK businesses, employers must take care not to become complacent. Workers may be out of sight, but they should never be out of mind, not least when it comes to their health and wellbeing. The law places strict responsibilities on employers...

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Why court isn’t always the answer

26th Aug 2022

"My feeling is that about 20% of the families who come to court to have a dispute about their children resolved, would be better served by at least, first of all trying to sort it out themselves in other ways." The words of Sir Andrew McFarlane, head of family courts in England and Wales, as report...

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