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Leading lawyer Jan Wright joins Harrison Drury

Harrison Drury has recruited one of the UK’s leading private client lawyers to head up its wills and probate team. The  firm has appointed Jan Wright as a director responsible…

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New employment tribunal rules come into force

New rules aimed at reducing the number of employment tribunals have come into force and could see employers facing fines of up to £5,000. Changes to the law, which came…

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Can my former spouse make financial claims against me?

Question My wife and I separated in 2006 after being married for 17 years. We did not have children together and we decided that we would sell our home and…


Publically owned land – the Right to Contest

In a recent blog I looked at the issue of Community Right to Bid which enables local community groups to bid to purchase local property where it is deemed that…

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Harrison Drury helps with firm’s intelligent move

Harrison Drury has helped a Preston market intelligence, research and consultancy firm mark its 21st birthday with a move to a new office. RCU Limited, which provides services to the…

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Bigger fines on horizon for environmental crimes

I’ve seen many cases over the years where businesses have fallen foul of environmental law because they thought the relatively benign nature of their operations meant it wasn’t something they…

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Top tips for those considering Help to Buy

The government-backed Help to Buy scheme has been designed to help people purchase a new property with just a five per cent deposit. This is great news for both first-time…

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How are pensions dealt with when a couple divorces?

Q. My husband and I are divorcing and his pension policy is worth approximately the same amount as our home. He has suggested that I retain the house and he…


Harrison Drury celebrates office launch

Law firm Harrison Drury has marked the opening of its Lancaster branch with an official office launch event. Local professionals and key business people gathered at The Borough Hotel, close…

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What are the new rules on barn conversions?

Planning minister Nick Boles recently announced new planning rules which make redundant or under-used agricultural buildings eligible for residential change of use. Under the new rules, up to 450 square…

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