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Andrew Jackson’s private client team remains top ranked in region

We are delighted that Chambers & Partners, one of the leading industry guides to UK law firms, has once again ranked our private client team in the top tier. In Chambers' annual High Net Worth guide, published 20 July, we're one of only three firms to be recognised in …

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Finding the correct approach to issues of fundamental dishonesty

Finding the correct approach to issues of fundamental dishonesty

In the recent case of Howlett v Davies, in October 2017, the Court of Appeal considered the correct approach to issues of fundamental dishonesty in what is a crucial decision for claimants and defendants alike. Since 2013, claimants in personal injury cases have had the benefit of Qualified One-way …

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Dispelling the myths around estate planning

Dispelling the myths around estate planning

It is a widely held belief that estate planning only applies to wealthy or retired individuals. The reality is that almost everyone has an estate of some form or another, so it’s vitally important that you have plans in place at an early stage, enabling you to not only …

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Personal injury claims and withdrawals of admission

Personal injury claims and withdrawals of admission

In the recently reported case of Wood v Days Healthcare UK Limited and others 2017, Days applied to withdraw an admission made some two years earlier, before court proceedings were issued. Defendants in personal injury claims have long been encouraged to make admissions at an early stage to reduce the …

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Getting to grips with GDPR: Where are we now?

Getting to grips with GDPR: Where are we now?

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018, the rules and business practices around data protection changed considerably for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Despite the significance of GDPR, many businesses remain unprepared and are therefore failing to comply with the new rules, …

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‘Smash and grab’ adjudications and recovery of costs

‘Smash and grab’ adjudications and recovery of costs

Two recent cases have considered a number of issues in relation to 'smash and grab' adjudications and the recovery of costs in construction contracts, so it's important to consider their implications if you're involved in the construction industry. Martin Collingwood, the firm’s head of construction law, has …

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Andrew Jackson announces further key appointments for 2018

We're very pleased to announce that Nick Wilson has joined the firm as a partner, strengthening our offering regionally and throughout the UK. Nick’s particular expertise in employment law makes him a key addition to the team, as we continue to expand our client offering across the region. …

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Key appointments mark further growth for the firm

It’s been a busy start to the new financial year for the team as we welcome Peter Taylor as our new financial director and extend our congratulations to our trio of newly-qualified solicitors who have successfully completed their training contracts. Rachel Joyce and Harry Mills have taken up …

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World Cup 2018: Seven points for employers

World Cup 2018: Seven points for employers

With the World Cup just around the corner, Head of our Employment Department, Jonathan Dale, recommends that employers check their holiday and flexible working policies, in anticipation of requests from staff to take time off to watch – or even attend – matches. Jonathan has provided a useful seven-point plan to …

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Employment law update: Changes to termination payments

Employment law update: Changes to termination payments

Changes to the way that termination payments are taxed came into force on 6 April 2018, so if you are already negotiating settlements you should be aware that any payments will fall under the new regime. Payments in Lieu of Notice (PILON) Previously, if an employee was paid in lieu …

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