For business

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The Immigration Act 2016 received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016 but the main sections concerning licensing are not yet in force - Spring 2017 is the anticipated date. There has been increasing concern to prevent persons who have no right to live and work in...
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Salisbury Contemporary Craft & Heritage Festival Launch Evening took place on 8th August; exactly one month before the Festival’s Preview Evening on 8th September. The Launch Evening, held at Salisbury Cathedral Refectory, provided an opportunity...
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Last year I wrote about changes to the rules concerning the taxation of termination payments. This has just arrived in the form of draft amendments to the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003. There’s a consultation period on the text until 5...
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A lawyer from Trethowans’ personal injury team in Southampton has been appointed as a trustee and board member of the Wayne Howard Trust, an acquired brain injury charity. James Gleisner , who works as a paralegal, was inspired to play an active role...
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I’m not wading into the furore about a certain burger chain and  Home Office stings because the facts have been obscured by the righteous indignation stirred up against the employer – also because I’ve eaten one of it’s burgers...

For Individuals

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It has been announced that former Sale Sharks player, Cillian Willis, is suing the club for alleged clinical negligence during their LV cup game against Saracens back on 10 March 2013. The allegations surround a career-ending concussion which Willis...
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Many people either find themselves in the position of owning more than one property (even if temporarily during the administration of a relative’s Estate) or because they decide to purchase one for pleasure or investment purposes. There are several...
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Last year I wrote about changes to the rules concerning the taxation of termination payments. This has just arrived in the form of draft amendments to the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003. There’s a consultation period on the text until 5...
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During the last couple of weeks we’ve become familiar with Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon and aficionado’s will have dusted off Articles 216 – 218 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU. Then we absorbed the maxim to keep calm and...
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The legal community has, over the last few years, faced a significant degree of uncertainty regarding the ability to assign pre-Jackson Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA), also known as “no win no fee” Agreements. Assignment creates no new rights,...