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Inheritance Provision for Family and Dependants Act 1975; claims, limitation periods and pre nuptial agreements

The High Court of England and Wales has recently rejected a claim for reasonable financial provision from the estate of Michael Frederick Hendry

Sally Cook
Sally Cook Solicitor


"Don’t pay - we’ll take it away"…but who does get the proceeds of enforcement action?

A recent High Court decision has considered the interesting scenario of who gets paid first

Rob Jones
Robert Jones Partner


Will your organisation be liable for an employee’s offensive Facebook post?

The EAT upheld an Employment Tribunal’s decision that a racially offensive Facebook posting was not done in the course of employment and, accordingly,…

Nick Newman
Nick Newman Principal Associate


Taking stock of whistleblowing

Ali v Indian Cuisine Ltd is a case which was about a hidden ingredient: Knorr chicken stock cubes, and the restructuring of a top Mayfair restaurant.

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner


Industrial relations: Employer can side-step collective bargaining says Court of Appeal

When agreement can’t be reached through collective bargaining, is an employer permitted to make an offer directly to trade union members?

Andrew Forrest
Andrew Forrest Principal Associate


Sexual harassment consultation: Six key proposals

On 11 July 2019, the Government Equalities Office launched a technical consultation into the best ways to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate


Obtaining a declaration before 1 November; when having a good relationship with the Court matters

We have developed a system to give our clients the best chance of securing the declaration in time

Liam McGuire
Liam McGuire Partner


Public sector pensions – two key developments

This month has seen two key developments that are likely to have a wide-reaching ongoing impact on public sector pensions.

Jane Marshall
Jane Marshall Partner

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