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Chris Hadrill

Chris Hadrill

Solicitor, Redmans Solicitors

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.

Latest post

Unfair dismissal and the "range of reasonable responses" test

Posted: 12 December 2012

This post will address an issue that is crucial to unfair dismissal claims in the Employment Tribunal – the range of reasonable responses test.

Martin Hill

Martin Hill

Family Lawyer, Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors

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.

Latest post

A matter of trust - the four types of trust under divorce law

Posted: 17 July 2013

Family lawyer Martin Hill takes a look at the four types of trust seen within the field of matrimonial divorce law.

Ashlee Robinson

Ashlee Robinson

Solicitor, DAS Law

Ashlee Robinson is a legal advisor at DAS Law.

Latest post

Disc-arded – The demise of the Car Tax Disc

Posted: 05 September 2014

For the first time in 93 years, motorists will not need to display a car tax disc from October 1st. Here's a look at how it will affect you.

Lottie Goldstone

Lottie Goldstone

Solicitor at Harrison Clark Rickerbys

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.

Latest post

What could new rules regarding chancel repair liability (CRL) mean for you?

Posted: 13 September 2013

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 Lexton

Simon Lexton

Digital Manager, DAS Group Google Plus

Simon is the Digital Manager for the DAS Group.

Latest post

Chip exclusion zone - have Olympic sponsors' rights gone too far?

Posted: 12 July 2012

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

James Watkins

News writer Google Plus

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.

Latest post

Spend it wisely - How changes to Rehabilitation of Offenders rules could affect you

Posted: 10 March 2014

A look at changes to rules regarding spent convictions and the rehabilitation of offenders, which will see many convictions spend earlier.

Sarah Stewart

Sarah Stewart

Accident Solicitors Direct

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.

Latest post

How the new 'prove it or lose it' law could hinder personal injury claims

Posted: 07 November 2013

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 Whitmore

Luke Whitmore

News writer Google Plus

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.

Latest post

Track and ruin - claiming compensation for delayed and cancelled trains

Posted: 05 March 2014

Rail travellers have had an unpleasant few months of commuting, with bad weather and flooding hampering transportation across the UK. But it may come as some comfort to know their rights to claim compensation for delayed or cancelled trains.

Stephen Hunt

Stephen Hunt

News writer Google Plus

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.

Latest post

Captain's Blog - space exploration and star laws

Posted: 23 January 2014

In the future it will be important to establish laws to regulate activities in outer space being carried out far away from where our laws are made. Space law is already well established however, due to the ventures we have already made into the cosmos.

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