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What is Ancillary Relief?

Getting a divorce or dissolving a civil partnership can be an extremely difficult time for all parties involved, not least sorting out the financial aspects of your separation. Any financial arrangements will need to...

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What is the Role of the Company Secretary?

What is a company secretary and does my company need one? All UK public companies require a company secretary by law, under the Companies Act. Private limited companies however are not required to appoint...

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What are the Data Protection Act Principles?

What is DPA? The Data Protection Act (DPA) controls how businesses, the government and organisations use individuals’ personal information. Data controllers and data processor must ensure they adhere to the strict rules known as...

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Applying for an Occupation Order

If you are a victim of domestic violence, you may be able to apply to the court for an injunction restricting or preventing access to your family home for the person who abused you....

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What are Letters of Administration?

To enable you to handle the financial affairs of a close relative following their death, you may need to apply for Letters of Administration. The Grant of Representation: Probate or Letters of Administration? A...

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How to Adopt a Baby

If you are considering adoption in the UK, this guide provides an overview of how to adopt a baby, including the eligibility requirements you will need to meet and the process to follow. What...

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What is a Parental Responsibility Order?

Understanding what parental responsibility means and how to obtain a Parental Responsibility Order can be the first step in ensuring you have a say in important decisions about your child’s upbringing. What is parental...

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Paternity Leave Form

Employees meeting the qualifying criteria have a statutory entitlement to take either one or two weeks’ paternity leave within eight weeks of the birth of their child or of adopting a child. As an...

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Asbestos Claims: Compensation for Negligent Exposure

Asbestos claims can result in compensation for individuals who have been exposed to asbestos and as a result, have developed asbestos-related illness. In the 1990’s asbestos, which had been commonly used in construction and...

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Overview of the Data Protection Act UK 2018

In May 2018, the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force alongside the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).  The aim of the Data Protection Act UK is to modernise UK data protection laws...

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Data Protection Law – Where are We Now?

Data protection law exists to protect the privacy and personal data rights of individuals. This area is primarily governed in the UK by the Data Protection Act 2018. The Act was passed to provide...

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What are Parental Rights?

Disputes can arise when separated parents disagree on what is best for their child, which is why it’s important to understand your rights as a parent. Having parental rights over a child enables you...