Buying a property is likely to be the biggest investment you will ever make. As such, it is important to take advice and make the right choices throughout the process. One choice you will need to make is which type of survey to have carried out on the property. It should be remembered that the... Read the rest of this entry →
Monthly Archives: August 2014
Shiva Shadi, head of the Employment team at Davis Blank Furniss, on why Service Agreements are so important and why it’s risky for companies which choose to ignore them. You can read her full opinion piece on Bdaily by clicking here.
Can obesity amount to a disability? Do overweight workers have the right to bring a claim of discrimination if they are treated less favourably, victimised or harassed on the grounds of their obesity? Are employers under a duty to make adjustments to working conditions because of someone’s size? The Advocate General recently gave an opinion... Read the rest of this entry →
Davis Blank Furniss is pleased to announce that Carlyn Weale – solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) – has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s SJ Live Conference. SJ Live is an annual event organised by Solicitors Journal. It will be taking place at the Emirates Stadium on 14th and 15th October 2014. The... Read the rest of this entry →
Davis Blank Furniss has reported a 55% rise in clients enquiring about prenuptial agreements over the past 12 months, but is warning potential users not to be complacent and to understand their potential pitfalls. Although not legally binding in accordance with present legislation, the firm’s Family team says this isn’t putting clients off despite lawyers... Read the rest of this entry →