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Harrison Drury gains further recognition in prestigious Legal 500

Harrison Drury has again been named in an influential annual guide to the UK’s top legal firms – with even more of our team being named as ‘recommended lawyers’. We…


What is the holiday entitlement and pay for part-year workers?

Kate Shawcross, senior associate solicitor in Harrison Drury’s employment law team, provides an update on the final decision on a recent case regarding holiday pay for part-year workers and offers…


Harrison Drury advises on buyout of luxury portable loo firm

A North West company that hires out portable toilets and showers for events and shows has been acquired by a new owner with plans to diversify and grow the business.…


Will we see an upswing in health and safety enforcement after the pandemic?

With regulators and businesses returning to a more normal approach to health and safety after the pandemic, regulatory solicitor Terry Griffin and trainee solicitor Charles Mather from our regulatory team…


Use of private email and messaging apps: the data protection implications for business.

Harrison Drury’s regulatory team looks at the risks in using private email and messaging applications such as WhatsApp within the business environment. In July 2022, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)…


What happens in child arrangements proceedings?

Associate solicitor Rebecca Patience and Legal Apprentice Grace McGarvey from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team outline the general procedures when undertaking child arrangement proceedings for separating parents. When…


Harrison Drury renews support for Preston Grasshoppers with sponsorship deal

Iconic rugby union club Preston Grasshoppers has received a major boost ahead of the new season after securing the backing of club sponsor Harrison Drury solicitors. The Lancashire-based law firm…


Ending an Assured Shorthold Tenancy – the rules on Gas Safety Certificates

A recent County Court judgment suggests that to serve a valid section 21 notice, a gas safety certificate will need be provided to the tenant before the tenancy commences. Zoe…


Common questions on divorce: Will I lose my legal rights regarding the family home if I move out?

As family lawyers, we are frequently contacted by individuals going through separation and divorce who are concerned that if they leave the family home it may have an impact on…


An outline of the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022

Over recent years there has been negative press surrounding the payment and review of ground rents charged on residential leasehold properties. This has led to reform in this area. Associate…


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