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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…


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…


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…


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…


The benefits of a private financial dispute resolution appointment in divorce proceedings

John Osborne, head of Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, considers the benefits of private Financial Dispute Resolution appointments (FDRs) in reaching a financial settlement during divorce proceedings. In…


Supporting women at work during menopause

On May 12, 2021, Channel 4 aired a documentary with host Davina McCall giving a candid account of her own experiences of menopause and explored the impact it can have…


Five green changes for businesses to prepare for in 2021

The Government’s target to reduce UK carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 has resulted in substantial changes to business policy and legislation which seeks to improve the environmental impact…


What happens to the family farm in a divorce?

Hannah Pike, a trainee solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, considers some of the difficulties that can arise when dealing with a family farm upon divorce. A…


Fire and rehire – why employers should tread carefully

Emily Leeming, solicitor in our employment team, examines the issues and potential risks and pitfalls of firing and rehiring staff members as a way of keeping a business viable. With…


What to expect in divorce court: Financial remedy proceedings

Hannah Pike, trainee solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, discusses the Family Court procedure which is followed to resolve the financial and property issues arising from a…


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