The thoughts of Kerri Allen from www.keithborer.co.uk This content originally appeared on chroniclelaw.co.uk The absence of evidence does not necessarily indicate the absence of something, and while this may be true in many instances – for example, if a person’s clothing did not have blood on it due to the fact that they didn’t commit […]
Are restrictive covenants enforceable?
Restrictive covenants in employment contracts can be enforceable as long as they are deemed “reasonable”. The length of the restriction, as well as geography, seniority and impact on both your business and the future career of the departing employee, can all have a big impact on how enforceable the covenants are. What Are Restrictive Covenants? […]
Can I write a will without a solicitor?
Yes, you can make a will without a solicitor, and it is acceptable. A self-made will is acceptable if it is not straightforward. You can write the will by yourself with merits. However, a solicitor help or guidance is fine if you have any queries. There is no need for a solicitor for drawing up […]
What is deferred consideration?
Deferred consideration is a term specific to selling a business. It allows the purchaser of the business to defer some or all of the cost of the acquisition. Deferred consideration often happens with a view to helping a deal to be completed. There are a number of reasons for deferred consideration, including; The buyers access […]
Spanish Inheritance Law Without a Will
In Spain, priority may be given to children, parents and grandparents ahead of any surviving spouse when it comes to inheriting an estate. So if you don’t have a will, it’s easy to see what could go wrong. Jonathan Eshkeri from solicitorsinspain.com discusses how Spanish inheritance law works when there is no will. When a […]
What can you claim for in a personal injury claim?
Are you suffering an injury or illness due to another person’s negligence? If yes, you have got the legal rights to claim for the injury. You deserve to receive financial compensation legally. However, legal action is a must to claim compensation. Both general and special damages are claimed by an individual in the UK. The […]
Whistleblowing: Liability of Individuals
Billy Muir from LBJ Consultants gives an example of a whistleblowing case. See lbjconcultants.co.uk for more. Can an individual be liable for a whistleblowing dismissal, along with the employer, under detriment provisions of the Employment Rights Act? Yes, held the Court of Appeal in Timis v Osipov. Alexander Osipov was dismissed on the ground that […]
Top Three Reasons You Need A Solicitor
Number one: If you are questioned by the police A solicitor is vital during the most critical stage of any case. A suspect’s responses will be recorded during questioning—and when something is said, it can never be taken back. People can say inaccurate things that are capable of misinterpretation when under pressure or when experiencing […]