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Ask the Experts – Family Law & Relationships

Q: I have recently married and have a four year old son from a previous relationship.  My son is estranged from his father and considers my husband as his father.  Can my husband acquire the same legal rights I have …

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Ask the Experts

Question: I was married with two children, but got divorced some years ago.  At the time I changed my will to benefit the children.  I am now engaged to be married later this year.   I still intend for my estate …

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Ask the Experts – July 2012

SONIO SINGH – PARTNER IN THE CORPORATE DEPARTMENT…. Q: I am a majority shareholder in a company that has a minority shareholder holding a small number of shares who has been untraceable for many years. On the recommendation of the …

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Changes to Employment Tribunal Procedure – April 2012

Employment tribunal procedure Deposit orders. The maximum deposit a tribunal will be able to order a party to pay if their claim has little reasonable prospect of success will increase from £500 to £1,000. The change will affect all cases …

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Employment Law Case Developments – March 2012

Highlights of recent court and tribunal decisions include the following: Redundancy dismissal to avoid pension liability justified on particular facts In Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust [2012] the Court of Appeal has upheld a tribunal’s decision that an NHS …

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Employment Law Newsletter – April 2012

Welcome to April’s edition of our employment law newsletter, keeping you up to date with forthcoming changes to legislation and case developments. Highlights of the changes coming into force in April 2012 are as follows: Unfair dismissal The qualifying period …

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Ask the Experts March 2012

Q: My father died many years ago and my mother dealt with all the financial matters. My mother has recently passed away, and I have found out that I am the executor of her will. What does this mean? A: …

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Ask the Experts – March 2012

Q: One of my employees has booked a holiday at short notice without getting the necessary annual leave authorised in advance. We have a huge order to process that week and I cannot do without him. Am I ok to …

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Ask the Experts – March 2012

Q: I am a company director and I’m considering putting the business into administration and then immediately purchasing its business and assets under a pre-pack transaction. What are the legal issues for me and my co-directors? A: Sonio Singh – …

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Events @ Davis Blank Furniss…

At Davis Blank Furniss, we hold a series of regular events that are designed to inform and educate. They cover various topics and usually take place at our offices on Deansgate in Manchester. They’re pretty relaxed affairs and also provide …

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