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Is your business property in order? Part 2

Gaenor Thomas
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My last article was the first in a series of three encouraging businesses to ensure that their property paperwork is in order, to try and future proof against all eventualities, especially given the uncertainty around the exact terms and...

Perception of disability gave rise to discrimination

Emily Yeardley
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The Court of Appeal has handed down its first judgment in a case concerning disability discrimination by perception. In the case of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey , Coffey, a police officer, brought proceedings against the Chief Constable of...

How is divorce different for the over 65s?

Wendy Armstrong
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Divorce rates in the UK hit a 45-year low in 2018. This massive reduction was not due to the prevailing health of relationships but rather, can be attributed to the decrease in couples actually choosing to get married. As the number of applications has...

Kevin Duffy, Head of Property, gives his thoughts on his first three months at BakerLaw

Kevin Duffy
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We asked Kevin to reflect on his first three months at BakerLaw. Here’s what he had to say: How have you found your first three months? I have really enjoyed my first three months working at BakerLaw, in fact, I can’t quite believe three...

Was post-termination restriction a restraint of trade?

Emily Yeardley
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The Supreme Court has overturned the decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd , a case concerning the enforceability of a non-competition clause in an employee’s contract of employment. Non-competition clauses are...

Raising the roof on bats!

Lalini De Silva
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The UK currently has 18 species of bat making their homes within its borders. Surprisingly however, a lot of people are unaware that all bats and their roosts are legally protected, by both domestic and international legislation.  ...

Commercial and Employment Newsletter

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We recently circulated our Commercial and Employment Newsletter, containing the following articles and updates: Knowledge of disability at appeal stage should have been considered. Is there a right time to sell? Planning for retirement as a...

Employment Solicitor and Associate, Emily Yeardley delivers presentation on Employment Law and Occupational Health Legal Basics

Amanda Glover
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Emily Yeardley was invited to present at KML Occupational Health’s (KML OH) Team Workshop on Friday 28 th June 2019.   KML OH is an occupational health provider that provides services and medical assessments to over 4,000 employees. Occupational...

Is your business property in order? Part 1

Gaenor Thomas
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Given the current uncertainty around the exact terms and implications of Brexit, it is probably even more important for businesses to ensure that their property paperwork is in order, to future proof against all eventualities. Although business sales, buy...

My immigration status application has been refused - what can I do?

Mo Chowdhury
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Following the implementation of the Immigration Act 2014, the right of appeal against the Secretary of State’s decision has reduced substantially. You do not have the right of appeal in the UK if your asylum claim is certified and put in the...

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