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Congratulations to Lisa Tagg...

Lisa Hills Tagg
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Congratulations to Lisa Tagg who has recently qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive .  Having gained a First Class Honours Degree in Law and a Masters in Medical Law from the University of Kent, Lisa has gained experience in various areas of...

Feeling left out?

Jenny Mayhew
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If you are left out of someone’s will there are two realistic courses of legal action. You can try to claim that the will is invalid. This is only going to be a viable course of action if, by invalidating the will, you stand to receive something from...

Repair clauses in commercial leases

Andrew Rannie
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There is a common misconception, amongst tenants, that the tenant is only liable to give the property back in the same condition in which it was given to them.  This is rarely, if ever, the case.  The most common position is that it is wholly the...

Spousal maintenance - to pay or not to pay?

Yasmin Iqbal
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Spousal maintenance is a difficult topic for any divorcing couple and there are a number of factors that the courts will take into consideration when deciding whether to grant spousal maintenance payments. The recent case of Waggot v Waggot (2018), which...

Can your policies tackle workplace absenteeism?

Robin Williams
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Big sporting events, such as the World Cup, Wimbledon or the Olympics, are eagerly anticipated by most of us. However, when matches are scheduled during the working week, it becomes problematic for fans who want watch or attend.   Having a specific...

Hot Stuff!

Robin Williams
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Now that we seem to be getting a bit of much longed-for sunshine, it’s important to know what an employer’s legal obligations are concerning minimum and maximum temperatures in the workplace. Although there are no legally binding workplace...

Quickie divorces -why only celebrities seem to have them?

Caroline Bourn
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In reality there is no such thing as a "quickie" divorce.  Divorce, for anyone, famous or not, is anything but quick - it takes months. What the media mean by a quickie divorce is a divorce that starts straight away and one that will not...

What are Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards or MEES?

Andrew Rannie
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Affecting both residential and commercial properties, MEES are, as the name suggests, the minimum energy efficiency standards permitted by law, with effect from 1 April 2018.  What does that mean? For many years now, where a property is being sold...

The Perils of DIY Wills

Elizabeth Mitchell
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These days it is possible to buy a do-it-yourself Will kit online or in a stationery shop for as little as £10, making the option seem cheaper and potentially faster and simpler than using a solicitor to prepare your Will for you. But do these kits...

Evicting a tenant - Section 21 or a Section 8 notice?

Lochana Gabrielsen
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Which notice should the landlord use to evict a tenant? Both forms are used to serve notice to tenants, but they are noticeably different, and it is extremely important to serve the correct notice to avoid unnecessary delays and expenses. What is the...

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