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How long after a divorce can I apply for a financial settlement?

Currently there is no time limit for former couples to apply for financial settlements after divorce, meaning that many individuals are at risk of their former spouse lodging a financial…


Will 2016 see the UK withdrawing its subsidies for onshore wind power projects?

The UK’s new government has announced that as of April 2016 it will no longer provide Renewables Obligation subsidies for new onshore wind energy projects. Last week the Department of…

Energy & UtilitiesLand, Estates and Rural Business

Lancashire Fracking Latest: Little Plumpton decision deferred until Monday; Roseacre Wood’s decision is refused

The decision as to whether fracking (hydraulic fracturing, a technique in which water and chemicals are pumped into shale rock at high pressure to extract shale gas) at Cuadrilla’s proposed…

Energy & Utilities

Harrison Drury helps Oz firm Certags expand into UK

An Australian manufacturing business has established a new European office in Manchester, with help from experts in Harrison Drury's corporate team. Certags, which produces custom inspection tags and labels for…

Case StudiesHD NewsManufacturing & Engineering

Are pre-nuptial agreements only for celebrities?

Pre-nuptial agreements are often used as a way of ensuring that a person’s properties or savings, which were acquired before a new marriage, are preserved should the marriage go wrong.…


Six legal issues to address when negotiating contracts

Large businesses that are used to negotiating contracts on a day-to-day basis will no doubt be familiar with the legal pitfalls involved. They may have dedicated procurement departments handling negotiations…

Automotive, Transport & LogisticsBanking, Finance & ProfessionalBusiness Protection

Which joint property ownership option should we choose?

Deciding how to share ownership of your home should be a carefully thought out decision, especially as it can help protect your financial security in the future. With different ownership…

Divorce & Family LawHome & FamilyProperty & Construction

HD Seminar: Protecting your business

To eradicate those issues that could bring your business to the ground, Harrison Drury Solicitors has teamed up with The Chamber of Commerce Lancaster District to raise awareness with a free seminar…

HD News

Four ways to recover debt from an insolvent company

Just because a company has or is about to enter an insolvency process does not necessarily mean that all is lost. I have been involved in a number of recent…

Automotive, Transport & LogisticsBanking, Finance & ProfessionalBusiness Protection

What’s next for zero hours contracts?

Legislation preventing employers from using exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts has now become law. The legislation, which took effect on May 26, makes clauses in contracts of employment that…

Automotive, Transport & LogisticsEmployment LawLeisure, Tourism & Retail

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