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Fixed Recoverable Costs and the New Intermediate Track

Significant reform to costs recovery in the civil justice system is now imminent. With effect from 1 October 2023, new rules regarding fixed recoverable costs will apply, including the introduction…


Overcoming school holiday conflict as a separated family

The school summer holidays can often be a time of stress for separated parents trying to arrange childcare cover and plan holidays at home or abroad. Rebecca Patience, family law…


Series or instalments: What payment option is best suited for your financial settlement

One of the main objectives of the court when resolving financial matters between divorcing parties is to try and separate their finances and sever the financial bonds between them. Rebecca…


Navigating contact with your children on Father’s Day

Coping with the emotional stress of separation can make it difficult to navigate contact arrangements for any children involved. Rebecca Patience, senior associate solicitor and Grace McGarvey, legal apprentice from…


How employers can help their staff with loneliness at work?

This year, Loneliness Awareness Week will take place between 12 - 18 June. According to the 'Loneliness at Work Report' conducted by the British Red Cross, 1 in 10 workers…


What is a grant of probate and when is it required?

A grant of probate (or grant of representation) is a legal document that confirms the executors of a will that have the authority to manage and administer the estate of…


What happens during an Insolvency Service investigation and how it may affect the company’s directors

Jon Munnery, a business liquidation specialist from UK Liquidators, and James Robbins, solicitor and insolvency specialist from Harrison Drury, explain how an Insolvency Service investigation is conducted and how company…


The importance of supporting your employees’ mental wellbeing

10 October 2023 is Mental Health Day. To mark the event, Ethan Jayne and Katy Parkinson from our employment law team highlight the reasons why supporting your employees’ mental wellbeing…


Employee tips and service charges – Everything you need to know about the new law on allocating tips

Katy Parkinson and Ben Foulds from Harrison Drury’s employment law team detail the legal changes affecting employee tips that will come in under the new Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill…


Government seeks feedback on plans for a new ‘use class’ for short-term lets

On April 12, 2023, the government published a consultation to introduce a separate use class for short-term lets and associated permitted development rights in England. Amanda Marwood and Zakira Vika…


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