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HMRC Tightening Rules on Termination Payments

Exit packages and settlement agreements are often proposed on the basis of tax-free monies being given to the departing employee. In future, business owners and HR practitioners will need to ensure they understand the impact of recent changes to the law on the taxation of termination payments before making such offers. What does the law…

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Harbinder Gosal

Harbinder was admitted as a solicitor in 1999 and has worked as a specialist family solicitor since she qualified .Harbinder has worked in Manchester, the Black Country and Birmingham and previously headed up a department and was a director at a large Birmingham firm. She prides herself in listening sympathetically to her clients and offering…

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Bernadette Mackie

Bernadette is an experienced personal injury lawyer, admitted as a solicitor in 1990, advising in relation to all types of claims including those arising from road traffic accidents, tripping/slipping accidents, accidents at work, Criminal Injuries (CICA), product liability and clinical negligence. She has a wealth of experience of traumatic brain injury and amputation claims and…

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Keeping the stable door bolted – Family law

Managing equestrian assets on divorce… Family law affects different individuals and families in a myriad of different ways –circumstances, objectives and agendas come together to make each case unique and specific to the individuals involved. For those who live, work or play in the equestrian world and who need family law advice, there is however,…

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Protecting the family assets from bad divorces | Family law

There is an increase in children relying on the bank of Mum and Dad to secure their first home or move out of their family home. Parents are also becoming increasingly concerned about money that it intended for their children, which may fall into the hands of an estranged partner after a messy divorce or…

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New Year approaching, love is in the air | Family law

Will you be one of the many partners who will be proposed to this Christmas? Christmas Eve holds the record for the one day of the year most likely to be proposed to on! But before rushing in to setting your big day and writing your checklist for your honeymoon, do you have assets which…

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Brangelina’ – ‘At least they have a pre nup! But what about the kids?’

The shock split of one of Hollywood’s most famous couples, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, has certainly got everyone talking.  The couple have a combined net worth of almost $200 million and six children together.  With rumours of alleged infidelity and different parenting styles, the divorce certainly has the potential to be acrimonious, but what…

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To mediate or not to mediate…that is the question

Ask anyone who has done it. Going to Court to resolve a dispute is an expensive, time consuming, adversarial and risky business. What is more, most of those asked about the experience will say that it is not a happy one, even if you ‘win’. Things are rarely as clear cut as they seem and…

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Why do I need a prenuptial agreement?

Specialist family solicitor, Pamela Arrowsmith, says “Whilst UK Courts do not accept prenuptial agreements as legally binding, it was established by the Supreme Court in the 2010 case involving the very wealthy Katrin Radmacher and her husband, that the Court will take such an agreement into consideration.” In any Financial Remedy case before the Court,…

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When even doing one’s best is not enough

The High Court decision earlier this year in All Property Claims Limited v Tang Pang and ITC Compliance Limited [2015] EWHC 2198 (QB) (29 June 2015) is a timely reminder to traders that sometimes even doing one’s best is not enough and that traps can await them if they do not know and strictly follow…

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