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Negotiating the settlement of a dispute is rarely straightforward.
This briefing, which has been written by Winckworth Sherwood’s family law experts, provides an overview of the procedure involved.
The Royal Bank of Scotland restructured the division in which Ms Palmer worked and she was placed at risk of redundancy.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal gave an important ruling on 4 November 2014 in Bear Scotland v Fulton.
The EAT has considered whether an employee who had repudiated his employment contract could bring a constructive dismissal claim following his employer’s subsequent repudiatory breach of contract.
HRMC has published new guidance which sets out the circumstances in which a holding company may recover VAT.
The Court of Appeal has handed down a decision which reminds us of the importance of carefully considering the treatment of VAT during any land transaction.
Arguably, your will is the single most important document you will sign during your life.
The doctrine of legal professional privilege has been at the heart of the lawyer-client relationship since its origins in the 16th century.
In its decision of 28 October 2014, the Court of Appeal has sensibly overturned the High Court decision in Phillips v Francis.
A private trustee’s duties can be onerous and it is important that a trustee is aware of them before accepting the office of trustee.
On the making of a bankruptcy order, the bankrupt’s estate vests in the trustee in bankruptcy. However, it is not always clear exactly what falls within the bankrupt’s estate.
The Court of Appeal recently handed down a decision that will be welcomed by consultants and developers alike.
The Court of Appeal has held that administrators must make payment in respect of rent for any period during which he retains possession of the demised property.
Obesity is estimated to affect around one in four UK adults. The EU advocate-general’s recent non-binding opinion may give rise to significant implications for employers.
The fact that an employee is on sick leave is a relevant consideration when determining whether a delay in resigning would prevent a claim for constructive dismissal.
The Court of Appeal has considered whether the High Court made the right decision in re-writing a 12-month non-compete covenant so that it made commercial sense.
The EAT considered whether a clause, which enabled the employer to deduct a month’s salary if an employee failed to work their notice period, constituted a penalty clause.
James Lynas, a partner at Winckworth Sherwood specialising in education employment law, highlights easily avoidable human resources errors that can cost schools dear.
Whether a bribe or secret commission obtained by an agent is held by the agent on trust for his principal was recently considered by the Supreme Court.