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Sports law expert Matthew Astley is appointed to FA panel

Matthew Astley, head of the sports law team at Harrison Drury has been appointed to The Football Association’s National Serious Case Panel for the 2021-22 football season. As part of…

HD NewsSports

Capital Gains Tax on financial transfers in divorce: A much-needed change to the rules?

Janine Hutson from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team explains recent recommendations to help reduce the unfairness of paying Capital Gains Tax on the transfer of assets between separating…

Divorce & SeparationFinancial Issues

Children’s charity makes permanent home in Morecambe

A Morecambe charity that supports children and young adults with disabilities and special educational needs will be able to help even more people after purchasing the building it operates from.…

Charities & Not for ProfitCommercial Property

Lasting Powers of Attorney – The importance of making the right choice

Scarlett Richardson, a solicitor from Harrison Drury’s private client team, explains the role of Lasting Powers of Attorney, and how it compares to a Court of Protection Deputyship application. According…

Private Client

Three new faces at Harrison Drury

Harrison Drury has appointed a solicitor and two paralegals to further strengthen its residential property and commercial teams across the region. Solicitor Janka Ballo joins our residential conveyancing team in…

HD News

Treatment of tips and gratuities to be considered in parliament

Malcolm Ireland, partner and head of Harrison Drury’s leisure and licensing team outlines the potential changes for employers in the leisure and hospitality sector with regards to allocating tips to…

Leisure, Tourism & Retail

What is spousal maintenance and when does it apply?

Hannah Pike, trainee solicitor from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, considers spousal maintenance on divorce. What is spousal maintenance? Spousal maintenance is a regular payment provided by one…

DivorceDivorce & Family LawDivorce & Separation

Harrison Drury advises on buyout of legal publishing company

Our corporate and commercial team has advised on the management buyout of a North West-based publishing and marketing services company. The shares of Cheshire-based Solve Legal Ltd have been acquired…

HD NewsMergers & Acquisitions

Harrison Drury strengthens hospitality team with Malcolm Ireland appointment

Harrison Drury has strengthened its offering to leisure and hospitality businesses by recruiting one of the UK’s leading licensing lawyers as a partner. We have appointed Malcolm Ireland, an expert…

HD NewsLicensing

Delay to no-fault divorce law

Janine Hutson from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team provides an update on the status of the anticipated changes to divorce laws, which allow for no-fault divorce. The government…

Divorce & Family Law

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