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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 Pharma & Life Sciences

Online Pharmacies - What You Need to Know

Thursday, 20 June 2019

The General Pharmaceutical Council has provided strengthened guidance for pharmacy owners when supplying medicines online.

Online Pharmacies - What You Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

New AI Council Established on Anniversary of Sector Deal

Thursday, 20 June 2019

On the one year anniversary of the AI Sector Deal, a billion-pound joint government and industry deal under the modern Industrial Strategy, a newly formed AI Council has been established.

New AI Council Established on Anniversary of Sector Deal

Articles & Blogs Employment Public Sector

Public Sector Gender Pay Gap in the Second Year Reveals Insignificant Change

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Recent publications indicate that there is a growing pay gap within the public sector.

Public Sector Gender Pay Gap in the Second Year Reveals Insignificant Change

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Buying or Selling a House? Meet Your Local Legal Advisors

Monday, 29 April 2019

Get to know Fiona Baker, Chartered Legal Executive in Watford, and Asia Qureshi, Solicitor in Birmingham in our Conveyancing Q&A.

Buying or Selling a House? Meet Your Local Legal Advisors

Articles & Blogs Divorce & Family Private Client

How Legally Binding Are Pre-Nuptial Agreements?

Monday, 29 April 2019

You could be forgiven for thinking that if two adults make an agreement before getting married, about what would happen if they divorce in the future, they should be held to that agreement. But you would be wrong to do so.

How Legally Binding Are Pre-Nuptial Agreements?

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Would You Like a Robot to Draft Your Will?

Monday, 29 April 2019

Technology is changing the way in which we work and live and, increasingly, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting the way in which legal services are delivered.

Would You Like a Robot to Draft Your Will?

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Welcome to the Summer 2019 Edition of Viewpoint

Monday, 29 April 2019

Whilst the forecast for Brexit continues to look gloomy and no doubt, further rough winds will shake the darling buds of May, summer beckons, heralding longer days and shorter nights to lighten the step and lift the spirit.


Articles & Blogs Employment

Uber's Contractual Arrangements Deemed "Convoluted, Complex and Artificial"

Friday, 21 December 2018

It's third time unlucky for Uber, as the Court of Appeal hold that their drivers have worker status.


Articles & Blogs Family Business

A V-Sign from the Christmas Goose - Lessons for Family Businesses

Thursday, 13 December 2018

A flock of geese flying in their distinctive V formation is a fine sight on a cold day. Have you ever wondered why they fly in that V-shape?

A V-Sign from the Christmas Goose - Lessons for Family Businesses

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Buying or Selling a House? Meet Your Local Solicitors

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Christina Le Riche, Senior Associate in London, and Margrielle Blake, Associate in Henleaze, Bristol, answer our questions.


Articles & Blogs Private Client

Attorney's Roles and Responsibilities - Where to Start?

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Most people are aware that there are two types of Lasting Power of Attorney (LPAs), a Property and Finance LPA and a Health and Welfare LPA.

Attorney's Roles and Responsibilities - Where to Start?

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Inheritance Tax - Is Radical Reform on the Horizon?

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Inheritance tax is widely considered to be the most difficult and complex area of tax, both for the general public and for professional advisers.

Inheritance Tax - Is Radical Reform on the Horizon?

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Lasting Powers of Attorney - What Safeguards Should You Consider?

Tuesday, 07 August 2018

The benefits of putting a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place are compelling. Without one, there will be no one invested with the formal legal authority to help you if you become unable to manage your own matters.

Lasting Power of Attorney

Articles & Blogs Employment

Misuse of Confidential Information - How Can You Protect Your Business?

Friday, 27 July 2018

What are the steps businesses should take to effectively reduce the risk of employees misusing confidential information?

Misuse of Confidential Information