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Chris is a specialist employment law solicitor at Redmans Solicitors, Richmond. He has a particular interest in unfair dismissal and discrimination cases and represents clients in the Employment Tribunal. He writes regularly on employment law issues on Redmans’ website.
This post will address an issue that is crucial to unfair dismissal claims in the Employment Tribunal – the range of reasonable responses test.
Martin is an extensively experienced family lawyer with Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors, having qualified in 1983, dealing with relationship breakdowns since then, initially as part of a wider caseload of litigation matters but moving towards a specialism exclusively in family law in the early 1990s. Martin is an accredited member of the Law Society's Family Law panel and has helped parents with disputes relating to their children including a number of cases involving cross border removals as well as the financial problems that regularly follow the break up of marriage and cohabitation relationships.
Family lawyer Martin Hill takes a look at the four types of trust seen within the field of matrimonial divorce law.
Lottie Goldstone (nee Prentice) has successfully combined her 2 careers. Firstly as a professional three-day event rider competing at the top level, and secondly as a solicitor and equine law specialist at Harrison Clark Rickerbys in Cheltenham. She has experienced first hand the issues that the equine and rural community are facing having run her own equestrian business, competition livery yard, teaching and training horses and clients. Since being at HCR she has set up her own equine and rural sector to help advise people, on a wide range of issues, involving this community.
Are you familiar with chancel repair liability (CRL)? Do you know whether your property is in a parish where you may be liable for chancel repair?
Lottie Goldstone highlights the important aspects of CRL and reforms that are imminent.
Simon is the Digital Manager for the DAS Group. Follow @simonlexton
McDonald's have been feeling the wrath of Olympic staff who are suffering under a chip embargo enforced by the big time fast food Olympic sponsors.
James Watkins is the new bug at Law on the Web, having joined the publishing team in October 2011. A native of Weymouth in Dorset, James graduated from the University of the West of England in 2010 with a degree in English Language and Linguistics. In his spare time, James enjoys travelling, writing about independent videogames, and speed metal.
The UK is under pressure from the European Court of Human Rights to allow prisoners to vote - is it time we ended prisoner disenfranchisement?
Sarah Stewart writes regularly on legal issues for the Sheffield-based specialist personal injury firm Accident Solicitors Direct. Sarah is an English and Media Studies graduate and has worked as a copywriter since 2006.
Making a compensation claim for a workplace injury can be a long and stressful process, even if the accident was the employer’s fault. Unfortunately, recent changes to the law mean that it could get even harder for injured employees to make a claim.
Luke is a veteran of the site, having been writing news for Law on the Web since its launch. He's seen it all and done it all, and is now able to cast a weathered eye over the day's news before plucking the best of the batch for Law on the Web's daily roundup. His bold opinions are sure to delight and disgust in equal measure.
It seems that not a week can go by nowadays without a revelation of some new scandal by the banking sector. Everyone has at least heard of the mis-sold PPI fiasco by now, but the latest debacle to hit the scene is the mis-selling of interest rate swap agreements, otherwise known as IRSAs.
Stephen is a linguistics graduate who has been with Law on the Web since June 2010. While working in the news team he has covered some of the most important legal stories over the last few years.
A naturally curious person, he is a voracious learner of foreign languages and enjoys acquiring knowledge in general. On top of these cerebral pursuits he also enjoys playing golf and Guitar Hero, despite not being particularly good at either.
Birds are a valuable asset to any country, adding colour and life to the surroundings they inhabit. Indeed, the avifauna of Britain are held dear by many. The law would appear to have a similar view, which is why there is a sturdy body of legislation protecting them and their habitat.
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