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Browse our law brief articles and blogs, aimed at addressing the practical implications of the latest legal developments affecting you and your organisation.

Articles & Blogs Employment

Government fails to justify age discrimination - important issues for employers to consider

Friday, 27 January 2017

Treating one age group differently to another will always be a difficult area.

Government fails to justify age discrimination - important issues for employers to consider

Articles & Blogs Employment

Reasonable Adjustments - How far must a policy go?

Friday, 27 January 2017

In the widely reported case of FirstGroup Plc v Paulley, the Supreme Court found that a bus operator's policy to...

Reasonable Adjustments - How far must a policy go?

Articles & Blogs Employment

The Limits of Express Mobility Clauses in Workplace Relocations

Friday, 20 January 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed the approach that employers should take when seeking to close one place of work and relocate employees to another.


Articles & Blogs Private Client

Non-dom Reforms - what is changing and how will it affect you?

Friday, 22 July 2016

Life used to be straightforward, and, from a tax point of view, advantageous, for non-domiciled UK residents.


Articles & Blogs Private Client

Passing on your wealth to the next generation - the pros and cons of family investment companies

Friday, 22 July 2016

Trusts are traditionally the way in which families pass down wealth to future generations.


Articles & Blogs Private Client

Welcome to the Summer 2016 Edition of Talking Wealth

Friday, 22 July 2016

In this edition, some of our new arrivals, Angharad Lynn, a Solicitor in our London Private Client team, Iain Aitken, our Senior Associate and Samantha Hickman, our matrimonial Partner, examine some of the topics currently being discussed by our team.


Articles & Blogs Immigration

Immigration Q&A after Brexit

Thursday, 07 July 2016

We have been contacted by many EEA nationals and their employers concerned about their ability to continue living and working in the UK - questions answered here


Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Brexit - The Implications for the Higher Education Sector

Friday, 24 June 2016

Now that the British electorate has voted to leave the European Union, the potential opportunities and threats of Brexit for the higher education sector will start to take shape.


Articles & Blogs Brexit Private Client

Brexit - Implications of Leaving the EU for UK Private Clients

Friday, 24 June 2016

Brexit - Leaving the EU will undoubtedly have a significant impact. For private clients, the main concerns will be around property ownership, inheritance, taxation and freedom of movement.


Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Brexit - the Potential Implications of Leaving the European Union for the Real Estate Sector

Friday, 24 June 2016

The vote to leave the European Union will not have an immediate legal impact on the Real Estate sector, as individual nations have continued to operate separate systems of land law


Articles & Blogs VWV approach

The Central Register at Companies House

Monday, 20 June 2016

One of the many changes introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 is the option for private companies to keep information in a centrally held register at Companies House rather than in their own statutory books.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Navel gazing?

Friday, 17 June 2016

Earlier this year, the Department for Education (DfE) proposed substantial changes to the British Schools Overseas (BSO) standards, ostensibly to bring them into line with those for independent schools in England.


Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Future-Proofing HR in a Millennial Workforce World and Beyond

Friday, 17 June 2016

Did you know that by 2025 millennials (essentially those born between 1980 and 1999) will form 75% of the global workforce according to research undertaken by Deloitte in its 2016 Millennial Survey?


Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Expectation to Work Late Constitutes Provision, Criterion or Practice for Discrimination Purposes - Healthcare

Friday, 10 June 2016

Evidence suggests that GP workload is increasing and this could lead to longer working hours. But when does a choice to work late become an expectation? And

Expectation to Work Late Constitutes Provision, Criterion or Practice for Discrimination Purposes - Healthcare