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Five myths about marriage and divorce

January typically sees a spike in divorce enquiries for many solicitors – and 2021 is expected to be no different, with the additional stresses and strains COVID-19 has placed on couples and families.

Shall we be exclusive?

The government is currently seeking views on a very specific proposal to ban the use of exclusivity clauses in contracts where the workers’ guaranteed weekly income is less than the Lower Earnings Limit, currently £120 per week.

Redundancies during COVID-19: Coronavirus job retention scheme extension provides some relief

In comparison to the US, there is a stricter redundancy process in the UK. For UK businesses faced with the prospect of making 20 or more staff redundant, there is an obligation to undertake a collective consultation process, which should consider ways to avoid or reduce the number of employees to be made redundant and mitigate the consequences of the redundancies.

The implications of Maughan: the Chief Coroner’s Law Sheet #6

The new Chief Coroner, HHJ Teague QC, has just published his first legal guidance in the form of “Law Sheet 6” addressing the impact of the case of R (on the application of Maughan) v Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46 on coronial practice.

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Kinstellar is Law Firm of the Year in Central Europe

Kinstellar has been named “2016 Law Firm of the Year: Central Europe” by the leading UK and European legal magazine The Lawyer at its annual European Awards Ceremony. The event, held on 9 March at London’s Hilton Bankside hotel, was hosted by BBC broadcaster Katie Derham and was attended by over 250 lawyers from around the world. […]

AR Partners completes sale of third photovoltaic project

Corporate lawyers have advised AR Partners Limited (ARP) on the sale of its third solar photovoltaic project. The project will allow up to 5MWp and was sold to an undisclosed buyer. Walker Morris fielded a multidisciplinary team of lawyers from its Energy Team to provide specialist energy, real estate and corporate advice.  The team comprised Judith […]

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