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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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How Not to Run a Transport Business

Road transport solicitor Chris Powell considers some of the pitfalls, mistakes, and compliance errors that can lead a transport company to end up before a Public Inquiry hearing with the Traffic Commissioner.

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Coronavirus (COVID – 19) FAQ – Your Rights as an Employer

Leading employment law specialist Natalie Abbott compiles a list of frequently asked questions on the rights of workers when dealing with the threat of coronavirus in the workplace.

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Training Contract – Tips for Writing a Great Job Application

You have seen the job of your dreams and pictured yourself working at the company, reusable coffee cup in one hand and in the other – your branded logo pen sat in the open plan office…

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Easements: When Could an Interference Arise with my Ability to Exercise a Right of Way?

The recent case of Vance & Vance v Collerton & Collerton has illustrated that if it is not unreasonable to insist on the continued luxury of a widely granted right of way, an actionable interference will occur even if the person benefiting from the right is left with reasonable access.

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Myth-busting – What are your Legal Rights in a Long-Term Relationship?

Between 1970 and 2015, marriage was in sharp decline. This cultural shift, as more people choose to live together, means there is confusion over the rights of individuals in long-term relationships. With the number of divorce and cohabiting cases on par here at Rotheras, this post answers questions you may have, what you can do and how to navigate a highly emotional period in your life.

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11 Top Tips for Appearing at Court

To say that appearing at court can be a daunting experience is an understatement, especially if you’re attending for the first time or for a particularly serious offence.

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The Importance of Updating your Will if you Remarry

When big changes happen in your life, which could include getting remarried, the last thing you are probably thinking about is updating your Will to factor in these changes. Yet it is so important to alter your existing Will or draw up a new one if circumstances change, or you could find your final wishes are not carried out and your inheritance is not passed on to specific family members.

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Power of Attorney

The risks of signing a power of attorney have been highlighted by a retired senior judge, who says the current system is open to abuse and its lack of safeguards can have a “devastating” impact on family relationships.

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