Monthly Archives: February 2018

How do you choose a Family Law Solicitor?

Families are complicated. Family breakdowns are distressing. The potential consequences for you, your children and your financial situation could be problematic to say the least; the emotional distress overwhelming. But sometimes, there is no alternative to addressing the issues head on. If you find yourself in this situation, you need to seek expert advice but […]

The Ramifications of Strike Action

Many University lecturers are taking industrial action this March (in response to a significant cut to their pension entitlement).  We thought this would be a good time to look at some of the Employment Law ramifications of industrial action. Strike action and retaliation Breach of contract Taking strike action is a breach of your employment […]

Attorney Fee Refund Scheme

The Office of the Public Guardian has now published details of the Ministry of Justice’s “power of attorney refund scheme” (attorney fee refund scheme). This scheme has been launched to refund those who may have paid more than they should have for applying to register powers of attorney. If you applied to register a lasting […]

Harassment Cases in Employment Law

Settlement Agreements & Harassment (please be aware there is some strong language within this update relevant to the case background)  An employee claiming harassment is likely to take the claim both against the alleged harasser and the employer who is vicariously liable for the actions of all its employees.  The employer may well prefer to […]

The Strange World of Moving House…

Moving House is hard work. Some people seem to love it and do it on a regular basis, others view it as an appalling prospect and will avoid having to move house unless it is absolutely necessary. A lot of people do have a strange approach to the whole matter. House viewings usually last less […]