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Your rights when a house share goes wrong

Selwan Yousif
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With an increasing number of people struggling to get on the property ladder, it is not surprising that there has been a corresponding rise in the number of properties being bought by friends who have pooled their resources, or by parents who have agreed to...

Protecting your interests when taking venture capital

Selwan Yousif
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The stories of companies which received investment after an appearance on Dragons’ Den are legendary, but every so often one turns down the opportunity to work with a famous investor.  Such was the case with The Great British Porridge Company,...

Divorce if you have been abandoned by your spouse

Carole Webb
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Husbands, wives and civil partners can find themselves abandoned through a variety of different situations.  Sometimes the reason is obvious, such as a forced marriage, a scam marriage where one person was simply seeking a visa, an abusive marriage or...

What are the pitfalls when deducting money from employees' pay?

Jasvinder Gill
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Employers often get caught out by thinking that just because a worker owes them money they can simply take it off the next pay package. The law on protection of wages is not as straight forward as many employers might assume. Jasvinder Gill , Senior...

Making a will after your spouse or partner has died

Sunita Devi
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Coming to terms with the death of your spouse or partner will take time, but at some point you will need to think about financial and legal issues. Once probate has been obtained and their estate has been settled, you may need to think about whether you...

Choosing a partnership scheme

Selwan Yousif
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You and your business partner may have a fantastic business idea and wish to launch your business as soon as possible, but before you do so it is vital that you give adequate thought to what type of partnership will best suit your needs. Alternatively, you...

Hatten Wyatt acquire Bailey & Cogger in Tonbridge

Natasha Gould
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As part of Hatten Wyatt’s expansion plans, we are delighted to announce that as of 1st September 2019, Bailey & Cogger Solicitors of Tonbridge is now incorporated into the Hatten Wyatt group. Now with 5 offices across Kent, incorporating the team...

Resolving a business insurance dispute

Lisa Waghorne
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Is your business struggling to get an insurance claim settled? Our latest insurance disputes blog offers useful tips on how to achieve a good outcome. 

With regret

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It saddens us to announce that on Friday, we received news of the passing of one of our valued colleagues, Cyrus Grant. Cyrus was taken seriously ill at the end of last year and unfortunately, did not make the progress that everyone hoped he would. A...

Best or reasonable endeavours? What a difference a word makes

Selwan Yousif
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Once signed, a contract represents a formal record of the agreement made between you and your customer. The obligations under that agreement are often absolute, with any failure to satisfy them will be considered a breach of contract which could result in a...

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