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  • Crime and Regulatory

    Posted 28.9.23

    Triumph Over a Drink Drive Charge: A Tale of ...

    Our story begins with an accusation that could have derailed lives. A client found themselves facing a drink driving charge, an offence that carries serious consequences, including fines, disqualification, and even imprisonment. At first glance, the situation appeared grim, and the weight of the accusation loomed heavy.

  • Corporate Law

    Posted 26.9.23

    The Legal Implications of AI

    The realm of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer the stuff of science fiction.

  • Family Businesses

    Posted 20.9.23

    Celebrating the pillars of our community on ...

    Every family business has its own very unique story, and it's these stories that give our communities in Stockport and the Northwest their unique identity.

  • Commercial Property

    Posted 14.9.23

    What to Consider When Purchasing Your First ...

    When it comes to the world of property, diving into the commercial sector can be a lucrative investment of your capital. Like any investment though, there is an element of risk. Before signing contracts and putting your valuable resources on the line, it’s important to be diligent and to know exactly what you’re getting into.   

  • Employment Law

    Posted 13.9.23

    What employment rights and options do you have if ...

    Employees can request a reasonable amount of time off to deal with unforeseen or emergency situations involving a dependant.  Children being sent home from school or nursery would fall into this category.

  • Commercial Litigation

    Posted 6.9.23

    What happens when you sign a corporate contract ...

    When you're a part of an organisation, there's a lot that goes on behind the scenes to keep the ship sailing smoothly. Contracts and  Agreements form the bedrock of most corporate relationships. But what happens when someone signs a contract without proper internal authorisation? It's an occurrence that happens more often than you'd think. %

  • Corporate Law

    Posted 11.8.23

    Alphabet Shares – is it as easy as ABC?

    One of the most common mistakes we see as corporate lawyers is when a company has tried to implement what is commonly referred to as “alphabet shares”, but doesn’t quite get it right.

  • Employment Law

    Posted 10.8.23

    The importance of a fair process during redundancy ...

    ACAS has urged employers that find themselves with no other option than to embark on a redundancy process to make sure they follow the strict rules to ensure a fair process. Employers must therefore be wary of the potential pitfalls within any redundancy process.

  • Military Claims

    Posted 10.8.23

    What is a non-freezing cold injury?

    Non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) symptoms are commonly suffered in the feet and/or hands (the most well-known form is ‘trench foot’). Read more in our blog.

  • Commercial Property

    Posted 9.8.23

    Tenant top tips: Commercial Leases

    In this short blog, we outline what you need to know as a tenant signing a commercial lease. Get the information you need to start your business out the right way.

  • Residential Property

    Posted 3.8.23

    Is 2023 a good time to invest in property?

    For a long time, it’s been the received wisdom that investing capital into property is safe, profitable and financially astute. But does that still ring true in turbulent economic times where there are questions over the stability of the property market and rising interest rates?

  • Crime and Regulatory

    Posted 1.8.23

    Failing to Furnish Driver Details – The ...

    Recently, the footballer Jesse Lingard was in the news having been disqualified from driving for 6 months for failing to name the driver of his car.

  • Employment

    Posted 31.7.23

    How can what happens in an individual’s private ...

    Allegations of misconduct under investigation by the BBC dominated the news recently. This situation does raise important issues about an individual’s right to privacy and in what situations is it right that conduct outside of work can be used against an individual in work.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 31.7.23

    Creating a Trust – When is it worth it?

    In this short guide to trusts, we’ll look at the advantages and disadvantages of creating a trust. Once equipped with this knowledge, you’ll be in a position to make an informed decision whether it’s the right option for you or not.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 28.7.23

    Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney: A Guide to ...

    You may well have seen the news that renowned TV presenter Fiona Phillips has sadly been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 28.7.23

    How to gift your property to avoid care fees

    Often, clients come forward asking about gifting their property, primarily to circumvent potential future care fees.

  • Serious Sports and Other Catastrophic Injury Claims

    Posted 24.7.23

    How to protect yourself and your loved ones from ...

    Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from injuries sustained during watersports activities and find out how Gorvins can help.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 20.6.23

    Declaration of Trust: What is it and why might you ...

    This legally binding document precisely outlines each party's shares, rights, and obligations, providing a solid foundation for any property partnership.