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Commercial and Employment Newsletter

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We recently circulated our Commercial and Employment Update containing the following articles and news: What are you trading as?: Companies What happens if an employer doesn't respond to an employment tribunal claim? Can an...

How many allegations of discrimination can an employee allege?

Emily Yeardley
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In recent case Tarn v Hughes & Ors UKEAT/0064/18/DM , the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) overturned the Tribunal’s order that a GP was only entitled to pursue the ten most serious and recent allegations of sex and pregnancy discrimination. ...

Buying property following negligent advice

Mark Ridley
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When faced with a professional who is proven to have given negligent advice, a court’s first objective will be to try and make an award which places the claimant in the position they would have been in, had the professional not been negligent. This...

Amanda Glover, BakerLaw LLP wins National Award

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Every year, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) hosts the inaugural National Awards celebrating the best and brightest in the legal profession. The Awards ceremony brings together the heavy weights in the legal world to celebrate exceptional...

Attorney Support Newsletter - Autumn Edition

Amy Nelson
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The latest edition of our Attorney Support Services newsletter is out now. The focus is on Health & Welfare. It covers information on when an attorney can act under a Health & Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney and what types of decisions they can...

Amanda Glover, Finalist for Visionary Leadership Award 2018

Emily Yeardley
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We are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner, Amanda Glover is one of two finalists for the Visionary Leadership Award at the CILEx National Awards 2018 .  The CILEx National Awards showcase and celebrate the excellent work, and...

Financial settlements on divorce: Can you protect yourself?

Wendy Armstrong
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On the 18 th August 2018 more couples got married in the UK than any other day this year. Some of these couples will have implemented a pre-nuptial agreement before they tied the knot to protect themselves financially in the event the marriage comes to a...

The effects of Owens v Owens: Watch this space

Kathryn Moggs
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Following our article, ‘ Will Mrs Owens be forced to remain in an unhappy marriage? ’, the Supreme Court handed down its highly anticipated judgment in Owens v Owens  where the judiciary reluctantly found that Mrs Owen’s petition...

What are you trading as? (3/3): Unincorporated Associations and Community Interest Companies

Danielle Collett-Bruce
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Simply ‘setting up a business’ is not as straightforward as it might sound. There are a multitude of ways in which a business can go about its operations and a variety of factors which should be considered in weighing up this decision. The...

How long do I have to bring an employment tribunal claim?

Emily Yeardley
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For a dismissal claim such as unfair dismissal, an employee has 3 months less one day from the last day of employment to bring a claim. For a discrimination claim, an employee has 3 months less one day from the date of the discrimination to bring a claim. ...

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