Monthly Archives: December 2014

Legal Update – Same Sex Couples Act 2013

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (‘M(SSC)A 2013’) came into force on 13 March 2014, making same-sex marriage legal in England and Wales from 29 March 2014. For the full article please read Wills & The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013.


NEW rhw videos

rhw are delighted to unveil their new introductory departmental videos. Soon to be embedded on the website but currently available on the rhw you tube channel: Click HERE


Autumn Statement Highlights

Please see the link to the highlights of the Autumn Statement: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30307528 rhw provide conveyancing services so we would draw attention to the proposed changes in stamp duty. More comment to follow from our experts.


Shareholders Agreement – Legal Tip

Always state in a shareholders agreement whether intellectual property contributed by any shareholder is assigned to the company or not and ideally attach a separate Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) assignment document to be executed. Do not assume assignment is automatic.  If IP provided it is simply implied it is licensed not assigned.  Also consider inserting […]