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Office of the Public Guardian Refunds

Julie Binge
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Have you registered a Lasting Power of Attorney with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) between 1 st April 2013 and 31 st March 2017?   If so, you may be eligible for a partial refund on your application fee?  Lasting Power of Attorney...

Challenging a Will (or Intestacy)

Jenny Mayhew
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Not every family is united in grief when a loved one dies. On occasions a challenge is made to a Will. Family members may do so for a variety of reasons, such as:- 1. They have received nothing in the Will & think that they should have received...

Contracts of Employment: Getting it right

Robin Williams
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In my last Employment Law blog, I discussed recruitment issues.  Once you have found the right candidate and they’ve accepted your job offer, you will need to establish clearly the terms and conditions upon which they will be working for you. It...

Winning Team - Uckfield Business Awards 2018

Jemma Buchanan
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We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Dawson Hart Solicitors won the Contribution to the Community Award at the Uckfield Business Awards on Thursday 8 th November 2018! To be recognised for our work within the community is just overwhelming so...

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...

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