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13th May 2020

What is a Nuptial Agreement?

The term nuptial agreement applies to separation, post and pre-nuptial agreements that are made between couples who are or who intend to be married or have a civil…

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12th May 2020

Expansion of the UK Sponsors Licence Scheme

Despite the current Coronavirus crisis, the UK Government appears determined not to extend the transitional period with the EU beyond 31st December 2020. This means that, from the…

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6th May 2020

Signing and verifying property deeds just got easier with ‘Mercury signatures’

With the UK on lockdown, and adapting to new ways of working, changes across different practices are being introduced to work with the current climate. For the property…

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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

The UK’s lockdown has transformed the way that we both live and work. Our usual office desk space has been swapped for the kitchen worktop, bedroom dresser or…

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5th May 2020

What happens next? – returning to the workplace after ‘lockdown’

Over the next few days and weeks, the Government may announce measures to ease the lockdown restrictions.  In addition, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is currently due to…

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Furloughing Employees FAQs

On 15 April 2020, the Chancellor gave a Treasury Direction setting out the rules, detail and eligibility requirements of the scheme.  This Direction is the legal framework under…

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New Employee Right: Parental Bereavement Leave

Parental Bereavement Leave is a right which we all hope will never, ever, apply to us and ours.  The death of a child is surely one of the…

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4th May 2020

Beneficial ownership of the family home

The ownership of a property is determined by the title deeds or the records held by the Land Registry relating to the property in question. In matrimonial law,…

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1st May 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Advice for UK Visa Applicants

The Home Office has announced new provisions to cover those foreign nationals who have received 30 day visas to work, study or join family in the UK, and…

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30th April 2020

Making or updating a will during the Coronavirus pandemic

1. Can people still make or update their will during the Coronavirus pandemic? How can a solicitor help? People certainly can still make or update their will during…

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