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Legal Comment: Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees unlawful

The Supreme Court has held that the introduction of fees unlawfully interfered with claimants’ ability to pursue employment claims. Contrary to…

Paul McFarlane Partner
Legal comment: Gay man secures equal pension rights in Supreme Court

A man has won a legal battle to provide his husband with equal pension rights in a landmark Supreme Court discrimination case.

Mark Poulston Partner

Matthew Taylor Review - legal comment

The Taylor Review, a major report on the UK's working practices - including the fast-growing gig economy - has been published today (Tuesday 11 July…

Phil Allen Partner

Weightmans announces increased profits in 16/17 financials

National law firm Weightmans LLP has released figures that show stable turnover and a rise in profits for the last financial year.

John Schorah Managing Partner

Director gets on his bike for charity ride

Weightmans’ Director of Business Services, Stuart Whittle, is swapping the boardroom for the open road as he prepares to join the World Bicycle…

Stuart Whittle Partner

Divorce rates at lowest level in 40 years - legal comment

Dip in divorces may be attributable to a decline in marriages taking place, says family lawyer at national law firm Weightmans LLP.

Matthew Taylor Solicitor

The Queen’s Speech: set to be another missed opportunity for family law?

Ahead of the Queen's Speech, Fiona Turner puts together a wishlist of family law reforms.

Fiona Turner Partner

Weightmans hires top Private Client lawyer

National law firm Weightmans LLP has hired Richard Bate as Partner in Manchester to head up the wills, tax, trusts and probate team.

Richard Bate Partner

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