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Harrison Drury welcomes new trainees and apprentices

Harrison Drury has welcomed four trainee solicitors and three legal apprentices as part of our latest investment in people. Natasha Coveney, Chloe Wishart, Hannah Pinder and Rachael McDonagh have been…


Blackpool holiday firm toasts latest expansion

A Blackpool-based provider of self-catering holiday accommodation is toasting the staycation boom after its latest expansion allowed it to create jobs and offer guests a new bespoke drinks service. Blackpool…


Carbon management for rural business – What are the new funding opportunities?

As part of Harrison Drury’s series of updates on new funding options available to rural businesses, we spoke with Simon Haley and Simon Travis of Carbon Metrics, a North West…


Common questions on divorce: Who gets to keep the dog?

Rebecca Patience, a solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, explains how pet ownership is considered by the courts in England and Wales during divorce proceedings. Since the…


Do employers have a duty to consider furlough to avoid redundancy?

Olivia Bailey, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s employment law team, examines an employment tribunal case which confirms employers have a duty to consider the possibility of furlough to avoid redundancy. Over…


The new rules for Right to Work checks for EEA citizens after July 2021

Emily Leeming, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s employment law team, takes a look at the changes to rules on Right to Work checks and what action employers need to take. Many…


Lara joins Harrison Drury’s commercial property team

Harrison Drury has appointed senior associate Lara Watts to its commercial property team. With over ten years’ experience working across the region, Lara joins the firm from Napthens in Blackburn…


Harrison Drury advises on over £100m of deals

Harrison Drury expects strong levels of M&A activity to continue throughout 2021 as it revealed it has advised on £108m in transactions over the last 12-months. The firm believes the…


Guidance to protect employees and customers in the hospitality sector as lockdown ends

As the latest easing of lockdown commenced on July 19, 2021, the government has issued guidance for people who work in, or run restaurants, pubs and cafes and similar venues…


Expansion plans heating up for North West restaurant chain after successful Blackburn launch

A restaurant chain inspired by the ancient tradition of cooking meat on hot stones, plans to expand its locations across the region after successfully opening a new outlet in Blackburn.…


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