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Is the National Trust about to turn to renewable energy sources?

According to The National Trust, by 2020 it will have invested close to £30m in solar panels, woodchip boilers and innovative technology designed to extract heat from a lake, in…

Energy & Utilities

What is a living Will?

A living will is another name for an advance directive or advance decision.  They are used to make advance decisions about refusing medical treatment and can only be used for…

Home & FamilyWills, Probate & Trusts

The importance of being open and honest in financial disclosure

Two recent high-profile divorce claims have been brought back to court on the basis that the courts were misled previously about the true extent of the assets involved. The cases…


Harrison Drury in UK’s first successful appeal against a police closure order

Harrison Drury’s regulatory and licensing team has been successful in overturning a closure order, applied for by the Lancashire Constabulary, and made against a nightclub in Preston. The decision of…

Case StudiesHD NewsHospitality, Leisure and Tourism

Religious discrimination: Is a limit on garment length discriminatory?

There has been a flurry of religious discrimination cases making the headlines in recent weeks. Two cases in particular illustrate that employers can face difficult and conflicting considerations when dealing…

Business ProtectionEmployment Law

Renewable generation capacity at record high in 2014

Renewable energy generation capacity reached record levels in 2014 allowing the world’s economy to grow without increasing carbon emissions for the very first time in history. By the end of…

Energy & Utilities

Philippa nurtures expansion at Lancaster nursery

A popular pre-school centre based at the University of Cumbria’s Lancaster campus is set to expand with a move to a new-build facility. The six-figure investment will allow the centre…

Case StudiesLancaster OfficeProperty & Construction

Lancashire Fracking: Planning application rejected

Lancashire County Council has rejected a planning application by shale gas explorer Cuadrilla to frack in the county. Hundreds of anti-fracking campaigners outside the county hall in Preston, where the…

Energy & Utilities

Naomi helps shape Cumbria tourism agenda

Harrison Drury director Naomi Fell was among those invited to share their views at the Cumbria Leisure and Tourism Roundtable, an annual summit of the region’s tourism leaders. The event,…

HD NewsKendal OfficeLeisure, Tourism & Retail

Licensing lawyers help concert firm clinch date with Tom Jones

Licensing experts at Harrison Drury have helped a renowned concert promotion company to expand one of its flagship summer music events. The firm represented Cuffe and Taylor in its bid…

HD NewsLeisure, Tourism & RetailLicensing

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