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The Isle of Wight Challenge: John Evans reports on the charity bike ride he undertook in memory of Keith DempsterOctober 13, 2015

Litigation Department Head, John Evans reports on the epic 400 mile bike ride from St Albans to the Isle of Wight...

Pensions – the latest tool for tax planning?August 26, 2015

Although pensions usually fall outside the scope of Inheritance Tax, until recently they did incur a ‘death tax’ under certain...

Staking your claim: Using the law to obtain Freehold to unregistered landAugust 24, 2015

Colloquially known as ‘the squatter’s doctrine’, there are now two distinct processes for acquiring the freehold title to land by...

To sign or not to sign? How a solicitor’s uplift became a liquidator’s downfallJune 25, 2015

A recent High Court decision left a liquidator personally liable under a contract entered into in the course of his...

Shared Parental Leave: Quick guide for employersMay 6, 2015

New regulations allowing parents to share leave following the birth, or adoption of a child have now come into effect. ...

International Chamber of Commerce launches new cyber security guide for businessApril 29, 2015

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has launched a new, free-to-download cyber security guide to help protect businesses. The guide...

Intra-Group Assignments – the landlord’s risk of losing the guarantor to the leaseFebruary 23, 2015

Since the decisions in Good Harvest[1] and K/S Victoria Street[2] were published, landlords have been very careful in permitting assignments...

“The most radical changes to pensions in almost a century” (George Osbourne) Are you prepared?February 23, 2015

The end of the tax year is fast approaching and some important changes are due to take place regarding pensions....

The Return of Directors’ Compliance Statements under the Irish Companies Act 2014January 6, 2015

he requirement for an annual Directors’ Compliance Statement to be included in an Irish company’s financial statements was originally placed...

Game of DronesJanuary 6, 2015

In the aftermath of Christmas, spare a thought for those that surrendered to pressure and bought their children this year’s...

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