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The Financial Cost of International Divorce – Key Questions Answered

Jones Myers LLP

By Andrew Fox, barrister Increasing global mobility, which has broken down cultural and geographical barriers, has also led to an increase in the number of international family law and divorce disputes. People…

Postnuptial Agreements
Post-nups – How They Work, Who Needs One – and What They Cost  

Jones Myers LLP

By Sarah Dickinson, senior solicitor at Jones Myers  A postnuptial agreement can be drawn up at any time after marriage and is increasingly popular with older couples who may have been…

Sofaworks - dispute over brand name
Furniture brand face-off may force name-change

Simon Malia

Sofaworks, the Wigan-based furniture firm, may be forced to change its brand name after losing a legal dispute with rivals DFS.   According to a ruling by the Intellectual Property Enterprise…

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Newcastle liquidator called to IAA closure

Jamie Hardesty

The Independent Academies Association, which has a management function based at the Macmillan Academy in Middlesbrough as well as an operations office in Nottingham, has been placed into Creditors Voluntary…

Lee Rycraft
Law firms urged: don’t cut corners on PII

Lloyds Bank

Law firms in the north east are being urged to not cut corners when it comes to their Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) policy renewal, with cheaper deals proving costly in…

Harrison Drury has advised concert firm Cuffe and Taylor
Law firm secures date with Sir Tom Jones

Harrison Drury

Licensing experts at North West law firm Harrison Drury have helped a renowned concert promotion company to expand one of its flagship summer music events. The firm represented Lancashire-based Cuffe and…

Pictured at last night’s partnership launch are, from left: Michael Duck QC from No5; Blues manager
No5 Chambers scores Blues deal

Sam Taylor

No5 Chambers are hoping to help Birmingham City Football Club rekindle their Premier League dream, after becoming an official Diamond partner of the club. The Blues are aiming to build on…

Eamonn Daly, Partner, Lodders Solicitors
Court case proves ‘false economy’ of cheap Wills

Lodders Solicitors LLP

Using unregulated will-writing service providers is nothing short of a ‘false economy’, according to Eamonn Daly, a partner at Midlands law firm Lodders, speaking ahead of a case to be…

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The Value of Media Relations

Reay Public Relations

One of my property clients told me yesterday that he had received a phone call from a key prospect inviting him to come and talk to him about his business. …

(L to R): Stephen Brignull, Lindsay Porter, and Martin Green
Senior appointment boosts Lodders’ private client team

Lodders Solicitors LLP

Midlands law firm Lodders has boosted its top ranking private client team with the appointment of one of the region’s most experienced capital tax and trusts specialists, Lindsay Porter. With over…

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London pawnbrokers join police in fight against stolen goods

Nick Hill

Two established London pawnbrokers have signed up The Metropolitan Police Service’s Safe Seller Scheme in order to tackle the  sale of stolen second hand goods. H&T Pawnbrokers and Fish Brothers, which…

Nick Dent (chartered legal executive and accredited mediator), Sharon Hutchinson, (practice manager)
Teesside law firm announces most successful year

Anna Addison

Teesside-based law firm Endeavour Partnership has recently announced its best year to date following a period of growth and restructuring during its 15th year in business. Located at Teesdale near Stockton…