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The difference between inquest and inquiry

June 22 2017

Often in the news and the media we see the terms inquest and inquiry, where the words can appear to be used interchangeably. But the meaning behind the words, in terms of legality, do significantly differ. Click here to read more

How will the hung parliament will affect the justice system?

June 16 2017

Reforms to the justice system have been thrown in chaos by the resultant hung parliament from the 2017 general election. Click here to read more

Growth and Diversity for solicitors

June 09 2017

A recent report by the Law Society has noted several areas of growth in the sector as well as an increased in diversity for solicitors. Click here to read more

Brexit and its impact on employment law

May 25 2017

This spring the Prime Minister finally triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and began the two year countdown to Britain’s departure from the EU. Whilst not having an immediate effect on many British businesses and organisations many are uncertain as to what these means for employment law. Click here to read more

Mental health and the General Election

May 19 2017

After Theresa May called for a snap general election for the 8th of June, mental health is a key issue for much of the public. With political parties making pledges and promises regarding their policies on mental health. Click here to read more

Choosing a divorce lawyer

May 12 2017

Going through the divorce process is naturally an extremely stressful and emotional time. The last thing most couples want or need is the strain of searching for the right divorce lawyer. Click here to read more

Should civil partnerships be available to all?

May 05 2017

Since the introduction of marriage for all here in the UK, there has been a question mark over the issue of civil partnerships – are they still needed, and if so, why are they not available to mixed-sex couples. Click here to read more

Probate fee hike abandoned

April 28 2017

Our Leeds solicitors that specialise in wills and probate are pleased to hear that the government has announced it will scrap its controversial plans to increase probate fees. Click here to read more

5 reasons to use a solicitor for legal works

April 21 2017

It is not uncommon to wonder whether using a solicitor is a good idea or not. Some people question whether it is absolutely necessary for one to be involved and others can be put off by the cost. Click here to read more

Four years on from Jackson Reform

April 13 2017

On 1st April 2013 changes to civil litigation costs and funding came into force after Lord Justice Jackson’s review of the system during 2009-2010. The main objective of the changes, which were introduced via the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (2012), was to reduce litigation costs. In particular, the alterations affected the areas of paying for litigation, managing costs and managing litigation. Click here to read more

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