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Leading Law Firm Awards £50,000 to Life Changing Projects

Legal & Law Firm / 23rd Jun, 2017

Slater and Gordon have awarded £50,000 to projects tirelessly battling mesothelioma, lung cancer and improving the life of patients with brain injuries.

This year’s Health and Research Fund has provided a much needed cash injection to two neurological teams at Imperial College London, the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, B…

Divorce rates at lowest level in 40 years – legal...

Legal & Law Firm / 23rd Jun, 2017

Dip in divorces may be attributable to a decline in marriages taking place, says family lawyer at national law firm Weightmans LLP.

In 2015, there were 101,055 divorces or annulments in England and Wales, down from 111,169 in 2014. This continues the general trend of recent years, with a drop of 34% from the most recent peak of 153,065 i…

Applying to extend a Tier 1 (Investor) visa – the ...

Legal & Law Firm / 23rd Jun, 2017

On 6 November 2014, the immigration rules changed significantly for the Tier 1 (Investor) category. Investors who were initially granted a Tier 1 (Investor) visa under the rules in place after 6 November 2014 must invest all of their funds in the UK by way of qualifying investments, (i.e. by way of government bonds, share capital or lo…

Rory Macfarlane examines cyber risks for shipping

Legal & Law Firm / 21st Jun, 2017

Ince & Co’s Hong Kong-based partner Rory Macfarlane, who also co-heads the firm’s regulatory and compliance practice in Asia, discu…

The Queen’s Speech: set to be another missed...

Legal & Law Firm / 21st Jun, 2017
  • Divorce, cohabitation and pre-nuptial legislation set be omitted from Queen’s Speech 2017 as Brexit dominates
  • Some families and individu

Weightmans hires top Private Client lawyer

Legal & Law Firm / 20th Jun, 2017

National law firm Weightmans LLP has hired Richard Bate as Partner in Manchester to head up the wills, tax, trusts and probate team.

Formerly a P…

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