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Why UK surrogacy laws need to change

Why UK surrogacy laws need to change

Each country has varying rules and regulations when it comes to surrogacy laws, some more restrictive and some more inclusive ...
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Recovery of pre-action legal costs

Recovery of pre-action legal costs

“Can I recover my costs from the other side?” This is one of the first questions asked in any dispute ...
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UK Surrogacy Law Scandal: What We Can Learn From It

UK Surrogacy Law Scandal: What We Can Learn From It

Has UK surrogacy law really considered how it might approach surrogate twins abandoned by their intended parents? ...
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Is Your Company Formed Correctly?

Is Your Company Formed Correctly?

It is important that your company is correctly formed. Most companies intend to be limited by shares, but you will ...
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Director's Duties: What it actually involves!

Director’s Duties: What it actually involves!

As a Director, you will probably already understand the day to day decisions for the company and the metaphorical buck ...
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Starting a Business, How hard can it be?

Starting a Business, How hard can it be?

A City Law Firm Limited started up in 2009 right smack in the middle of the recession, how hard could ...
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The Dangers of Representing Yourself

The Dangers of Representing Yourself

All change The landscape of litigation has changed considerably this year. The guiding principle of the courts to deal with ...
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Handling squatters in commercial premises

Handling squatters in commercial premises

The standard route is to commence proceedings in the County Court. In exceptional circumstances you can issue in the High ...
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Recovering Debt

Recovering Debt

So…You find yourself on the wrong side of an unfortunate business agreement. Money is owed to you. You try to ...
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Enforcement in the EU

Enforcement in the EU

Debt Recovery Across EU Borders Is a company that owes you money based in another country in the European Union? ...
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Employee shareholding schemes

Employee shareholding schemes

New legislation has come into effect which will allow employees to become shareholders in a company in exchange for surrendering ...
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Nannies, Child Minders or Nursery obligations

Nannies, Child Minders or Nursery obligations

Legal considerations when choosing your childcare provider A parent has a number of important decisions to make in relation to ...
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Becoming a Director...liabilities?

Becoming a Director…liabilities?

As a Director, you will probably already understand the day to day decisions for the company and the metaphorical buck ...
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Flexibility & Time Off for Dependants

Flexibility & Time Off for Dependants

You are legally entitled to take a reasonable amount of time off to deal with certain emergencies involving certain dependants ...
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What is Discrimination?

What is Discrimination?

Do you know your maternity rights or rights on returning to work? At A City Law Firm Limited, we have ...
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Paternity Leave and Pay: Know your rights

Paternity Leave and Pay: Know your rights

Statutory Paternity Leave is a maximum of two weeks’ leave, following the birth of a child, taken in order to ...
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Government pension reforms

Government pension reforms

The recent reforms have implemented a new auto-enrolment scheme where employers are required to enrol eligible employees into a pension ...
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Do I need a Pre-Nuptial or Pre-CP Agreement?

Do I need a Pre-Nuptial or Pre-CP Agreement?

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 and Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2015 updated the law to provide equality to couples ...
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Using Social Media at Work

Using Social Media at Work

Employees who discuss their opinions openly on websites are at risk of finding that their messages are deemed malicious, damaging, ...
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Seldon Judgment: Compulsory Retirement

Seldon Judgment: Compulsory Retirement

One of the most significant judgments on age discrimination was handed down on 25 April 2012 by the Supreme Court ...
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