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Webinar recording: Covid-19 Essential Updates for the Transport Industry

Webinar recap: watch the recording of our recent webinar that details the impact of COVID-19 on the transport industry, with practical advice on how to navigate these issues.

Cycling during lockdown – be wary of drivers flouting speed limits due to empty roads

I was very concerned to read that the Police are reporting a significant increase in the number of drivers who are using the quieter roads during the UK wide lockdown as an opportunity to speed. Whilst out on my daily walk yesterday, I noticed several cars travelling well in excess of the 30-mph speed limit […]

Webinar recording: Covid-19 impact on Directors’ Duties & Commercial Leases

Webinar recap: watch the recording of our recent webinar that details the impact of COVID-19 on Directors’ Duties and Commercial Leases, with practical advice on how to navigate these issues.

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Whiplash reforms delayed until April 2021

The whiplash reforms are a package of measures introduced by the Ministry of Justice to change the way low value claims arising out of a road traffic accident are dealt with. The reforms were first proposed in 2015 with a view to making it harder for people to claim compensation for exaggerated or fraudulent whiplash […]

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Importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney during the COVID-19 pandemic

There is a general misconception that a Lasting Power of Attorney is a document to consider much later in your life. However, this is a key document to have in place before you lose capacity. Another misconception is that the kind of illness that would require an LPA to be in place would be dementia or […]

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Webinar recording: Covid-19 impact on Commercial Contracts & Employment Law

Webinar recap: watch the recording of our recent webinar that details the impact of COVID-19 on Commercial Contracts and Employment Law, with practical advice on how to navigate these issues.

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Making a Will in the Garden – Adapting our services for unprecedented times

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that the Government’s definition of Key Workers involves solicitors who act in relation to the preparation of Wills.  In an area of law which hasn’t changed in nearly two hundred years, how has the private client department adapted to the uncertainty of Covid 19 to find innovative solutions to […]

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Lockdown means victims of domestic violence are being made to quarantine with their abusers

The fight against Covid-19 has resulted in the Government announcing stringent restrictions which are impacting significantly on individual’s day to day lives. On 23rd March 2020, the Prime Minister imposed ‘lockdown’ restrictions which meant that we are all being told to stay home, away from others, except those we live with. One of the unfortunate […]

The Impact of Covid-19 on Separated and Divorced Parents

Rotheras Trainee Solicitor Jasmine Jackson outlines the potential impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on divorced and separated parents. Highlighting in particular some of the challenges they may face in regard to child arrangement orders.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19): the impact on your commercial contracts

The outbreak of Covid-19 has had a significant impact on business; trade and commerce has been affected to an unprecedented degree. This downturn has had a detrimental impact on our economy, which in turn has impacted business, trade and commerce.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – what do we know so far?

Live Blog: As the government is releasing new updates each day we will update this blog as new information becomes available. Please keep checking on our blog for the latest updates on the governments proposed Job Retention Scheme

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Live Updates: The latest coronavirus transport regulation changes

Transport solicitor Chris Powell is providing regular updates to the transport sector on how covid-19 is impacting transport regulation

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