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  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 12.2.24

    Who can arrange a funeral after the death of a ...

    Contesting Wills and entering into family disputes following the death of a loved one is not as uncommon as you’d think, particularly where the subject of that dispute is the deceased loved one’s wishes.

  • Personal Injury

    Posted 12.2.24

    Unsafe rented properties – When can you make a ...

    If your landlord is conscientious and ensures their property is safe and standards compliant, you’ll have a home that allows you to relax and thrive. If, however, your landlord does not maintain the property to safe standards, you could potentially suffer an injury or poor health outcome as a result of the properties poor condition.

  • Crime and Regulatory

    Posted 2.2.24

    Speeding Epidemic: Over 30,000 Motorists Fined in ...

    An alarming number of motorists have been accused of speeding in Greater Manchester over the past year. According to recent reports, more than 30,000 drivers have found themselves facing accusations of exceeding the speed limit in the busy streets of Manchester.

  • Corporate Law

    Posted 2.2.24

    The damaging effects of unqualified legal services.

    In a legal landscape where accessibility to services is at an all-time high, the distinction between legitimate and fraudulent legal advice has never been more critical.

  • Employment

    Posted 1.2.24

    Nurturing Success: A Guide to Effectively ...

    Welcoming new employees into your organisation is not just a formality; it's a crucial step in ensuring both their success and the overall success of your business. Effective onboarding sets the tone for a positive work experience, helps integrate new hires into the company culture, and fosters a sense of belonging.

  • Employment Law

    Posted 1.2.24

    Roses are red violets are blue, concerned workplace ...

    As we enter February (the most romantic month of the year), Gorvins’ employment team thought it only right that they provide some guidance on workplace relationships. Whilst love may be all you need; from an employer’s perspective it can be the last thing they need causing added complications and difficult team dynamics. So, as an early Valentine’s gift here are some tips from us:

  • Gorvins

    Posted 30.1.24

    What legal developments can we expect to see in ...

    As January draws to a close, Gorvins is considering all the legal changes waiting in the wings for the rest of the year. As always, we stay ahead of the curve on all these issues in order to best serve you, our valued clients. In this short blog, we’ve collected a some of the most important changes coming down the line this year while giving you our take on what it means.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 9.1.24

    Probate and the importance of correct Estate ...

    Probate is commonly seen as a complex and confusing legal procedure. It involves verifying the authenticity of a deceased person's Will and applying for a Grant of Representation

  • Dispute Resolution

    Posted 9.1.24

    YOUR DUTIES AS A DIRECTOR

    Many people enter into the role of Director without actually knowing the obligations and duties that accompany this role and the implications that can occur should these duties not be adhered to.  

  • Family Law

    Posted 7.12.23

    Child contact arrangements this Christmas – What ...

    Many families across England and Wales find themselves juggling the joy of the holidays with the intricacies of family law. For those navigating Christmas contact arrangements, understanding your rights and responsibilities is crucial to ensure a harmonious celebration for all involved.

  • Crime and Regulatory

    Posted 7.12.23

    Operation Wolverine: What drivers need to know

    Operation Wolverine, established in 2007, is a focused policing operation by Greater Manchester Police (GMP), specifically targeting drivers operating without insurance. This long-standing initiative has been crucial in enhancing road safety and compliance with vehicle insurance and licensing laws. In July 2023, GMP marked a significant milestone, seizing over 1,000 vehicles, nearly half of which were directly due to Operation Wolverine efforts. This initiative employs technologies like Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) and mobile applications to efficiently identify uninsured vehicles or those driven without the correct licence.

  • Employment Law

    Posted 29.11.23

    The Nightmare Before Christmas…

    Once upon a time what happened at the Christmas party stayed at the Christmas party.  But one dark and dismissal night, all that changed…

  • Crime and Regulatory

    Posted 27.11.23

    Why It Is Worth Seeking Professional Representation ...

    Amidst the bustling excitement of the Christmas season, it's not uncommon for important post to get overlooked in the flurry of festive activities. Imagine this scenario: amidst your Christmas preparations, you find a notice of fine or endorsement from the Magistrates’ Court for a motoring conviction you were unaware of. This can be particularly startling during a period when your routine is disrupted by holiday festivities. However, there's no need to let this dampen your festive spirit, as you have the option to make a Statutory Declaration to address this unexpected issue.

  • Crime and Regulatory

    Posted 27.11.23

    Navigating the Holidays Safely: The Perils of Drink ...

    As the festive season unfolds, and the air becomes infused with the spirit of celebration, it's crucial to remember the potential dangers lurking beneath the merriment. Among the myriad of holiday hazards, one that demands our undivided attention is the peril of drink driving.

  • Crime and Regulatory

    Posted 27.11.23

    ‘The Controversial Landscape of Anti-Braking ...

    In recent years, the implementation of anti-braking speed cameras has sparked heated debates among motorists, policymakers, and safety advocates. These high-tech devices are designed to catch drivers who intentionally brake to manipulate their speed when approaching a camera zone. While the intention behind these cameras is to enhance road safety, they have become a source of controversy.

  • Commercial Property

    Posted 13.11.23

    Compulsory Purchase Orders: Safeguarding Your ...

    A Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) is a legal function exercised by various authorities in the UK to acquire land or property without the consent of the owner, for public benefit or development projects.

  • Military & Armed Forces

    Posted 8.11.23

    Remembrance Sunday

    This Sunday, we take a few moments in our busy lives to honour and remember the service and sacrifice of all those that have defended our freedoms and protected our way of life.

  • Family Law

    Posted 24.10.23

    Occupation Orders- Can I get my ex out of the house?

    An Occupation Order is an order made by the court to deal with the family home. It’s a very serious type of order and is only usually granted in very serious circumstances. This type of order can be used to:

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