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Court Rejects 28 Divorce Petitions for Having Identical Wording

Deborah Nicholson
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Online divorce company iDivorces was found to have submitted 28 divorce petitions with the exact same wording used for the reason for the divorce, leaving the court they were submitted to no choice but to reject the petitions. Each petition set out a...

Challenging unreasonable ground rent on leasehold homes

Selwan Yousif
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If you have bought a new home in the last few years, then there is a chance that you will own your property on a leasehold as opposed to freehold basis. If this is the case, then you may be liable to pay ground rent charges to the person who retains...

Carers' rights at work

Kenneth Amakye
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According to Care UK, three million people in the UK are juggling work with unpaid caring for disabled, seriously ill, or older loved ones. NHS England reports that carers are twice as likely to have poor health than those without caring responsibilities. ...

Your legal rights and independent schools: a guide for parents

Peter Ellicott
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When you send your child to a private school, you make a huge financial commitment and in return you expect to see high standards of tuition, facilities, and pastoral care.  This year has seen a number of prominent schools in the news due to claims of...

Winding up and closing down a company cleanly

Selwan Yousif
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While many founders and business owners will implement succession plans to sell or pass their business to a new generation of owners, sometimes it is clear that you have reached the end of the road and the best decision is to call it a day and close the...

Options if you suspect abuse of a power of attorney

Selwan Yousif
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With more people in the UK now living into their 80s and 90s, an increasing number of us are choosing to make a lasting power of attorney. This is a legal document under which we appoint someone we trust to make important decisions about our finances, and...

Landlord's options if a tenant breaches repair obligations

Graham Beach
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Making sure a commercial property is well maintained is one of a landlord’s key priorities, and it is almost as important as getting in the rent. Under a full repairing and insuring lease; the tenant is obliged to keep the property in a good state of...

Senior executive departure - tips for a smooth exit

Kenneth Amakye
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Despite all your best efforts to recruit and retain the right key executives, sometimes things just do not work out as planned and it becomes evident that it will be necessary to part company. ‘Managing the departure of a senior executive carefully,...

Ecommerce refresher for retailers trading online in the UK

Selwan Yousif
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Ecommerce is a fast-moving medium for retailers and, whether you have an established online presence or are just starting out, a periodic review of changes in the law and trading regulations can help ensure your business runs smoothly.  ‘There...

Key employment cases regarding coronavirus and Supreme Court decisions

Jasvinder Gill
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Despite the success of the vaccine programme, the impact of the pandemic on businesses will continue for some time.  For example, when the furlough scheme ends in the autumn, it is expected that the number of employment tribunal claims will rise and...

Ten key negotiating points when taking a new commercial lease

Selwan Yousif
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When a landlord and tenant try to settle the terms for a new commercial lease, each party will have clear objectives.  The landlord wants a secure income stream and confidence that the property will be left in good condition at the end of the...

The rights of a beneficiary with concerns about a trustee

Kenneth Amakye
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If you are the beneficiary of a trust and you are dissatisfied about the way in which an appointed trustee is acting, then it is important for you to understand your options for holding them to account.  Your concerns may relate to the mismanagement of...

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