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Posted on: 02/03/2015

WRIGHT –v- WRIGHT - A landmark divorce ruling on Spousal Maintenance

From time to time there are judgments that are given in the higher courts which establish new laws and set new precedents...



Posted on: 10/02/2015

Valentine’s Day is traditionally one of the most popular times of the year to pop the question. Along with venue choices and dress fittings, many couples decide  to include a pre-nuptial...



Posted on: 20/01/2015

A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract entered into prior to marriage and commonly includes provisions as to how property and assets are to be divided should the marriage breakdown and lead to divorce...



Posted on: 15/01/2015

The vexing question of whether caste is protected by the Equality Act has now been confirmed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal.  The answer it appears is sometimes.  In Chandhok v Tirkey, the EAT...



Posted on: 08/01/2015

The recent media coverage and furore surrounding the case of footballer Ched Evans who was convicted of rape and imprisoned in 2012 has placed the subject of employing offenders firmly in the spotlight....



Posted on: 18/12/2014

Following a recent case in which the EAT overturned a Tribunal decision that a manager was unfairly dismissed for posting offensive and abusive tweets from his personal Twitter account, it would appear that...



Posted on: 08/12/2014

Recently published Court cases highlight the importance of seeking expert legal advice where this is an international element to family breakdown....



Posted on: 04/12/2014

Can gossip be grounds for harassment and discrimination?  According to one Employment Appeal Tribunal, the answer is yes.

In the case of Nixon v Ross Coates Solicitors, Ms Nixon brought a claim...



Posted on: 02/12/2014

With the festive season upon us, many employees and employers will be planning office parties. Employees may assume that on such occasions, the normal rules of the workplace do not apply - particularly when...



Posted on: 01/12/2014

A significant step forward for equality is on its way: from 10 December 2014 couples will be able to convert their...



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