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Employment specialist leads the way at Clarke Mairs LLP

12:42 pm from in B2B, Legal, News by Mussel Club

A Newcastle law firm is welcoming an experienced solicitor to head up its growing employment division. Lee Betchley, a dual qualified barrister and solicitor specialising in employment law, has joined Clarke Mairs LLP in Newcastle city centre. Lee, who is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA), has...

Specialist will maker expands family-focused firm

1:22 pm from in Financial, Legal, News by Mussel Club

A Durham wills and estate planner known for her friendly and family-focused ethos has expanded her business, moved into new premises and recruited staff for the first time. Leah Hamilton has built up a strong brand and reputation in 12 years running her firm, Family Wills as a one-woman-band....

Butterworths GO! @ButterworthsLaw

10:24 am from in B2B, Legal, News by James Henderson

Butterworths Solicitors launch Butterworths Go! fixed fee legal services for businesses Team Valley based law firm Butterworths have launched their newest commercial service aimed at the SME market, Butterworths Go! Designed to provide businesses with a quick and easy to access, fixed fee legal service, Butterworths Go! has a...

Court case could cost landlords thousands – and sound death knell for deposits

9:33 am from in B2B, Financial, Government, Legal, News, Property by James Henderson

A “scary” court ruling which could cost unwitting landlords thousands of pounds in compensation has been described by one North East property expert as “the clearest possible sign that deposits have had their day”. Ruling in the case of Superstrike v Marino Rodrigues the Court of Appeal this week...

Mincoffs Solicitors recruit new partner

3:22 pm from in Legal, News by Geoff Bowman

Jesmond-based Mincoffs Solicitors is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year and continues to attract top legal names. Stewart Irvine joins the firm as partner and head of the Contentious Services department, having previously led a large dispute resolution team for a prominent North East law firm for over seven...

Director’s Loan Account Planning with Quantum Law

12:02 pm from in Legal, News by Geoff Bowman

Director’s Loan Account Planning The Director’s Loan Account (DLA), as the name suggests, records monies loaned from a company to a director of that company. So long as the DLA has not been overdrawn for the entire accounting period there will be no tax or national insurance contributions (NIC)...

Successful Divorce – Minimising Acrimony @waynelynn

12:55 pm from in Legal, News by Geoff Bowman

In the fast changing world of the legal profession, changes in family law seem to move at a rather faster pace than virtually any other area.  For some considerable time, family lawyers have sought to move away from the “traditional” adversarial approach which can often involve bitterness and acrimony,...

“Tom & Katie – a lesson in how not to divorce” by @waynelynn

2:44 pm from in Legal, News by Geoff Bowman

Celebrity divorces provide juicy gossip and speculation for both newspapers and their readership. The spotlight is currently focussed upon Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, neither of whom emerges from the process with any great credit, Ms Holmes in particular choosing to use the media in an attempt to manoeuvre...

Seven Essential Legal Documents or Considerations For Any Business

12:48 pm from in Legal, News by Geoff Bowman

We believe that every business needs a set of legal documents that set out how it operates, and to protect the business, its owners, and its employees. We call it Legal Business Protection. As a minimum, there are seven legal documents that you should have in place. Yet very...

Mussel Club member planning the future of Central Milton Keynes

10:36 am from in B2B, Construction, Design, Financial, Government, Health and Beauty, Legal, Manufacturing, News, PR and Marketing, Restaurants and Hotels, Retail, Service Industries, Telecommunications by Natalie Loraine

A long time Mussel Club member has helped to deliver a project that will decide the future of Central Milton Keynes. Peacock Carter Ltd, a Newcastle-based web design agency established in 2006, was approached by Central Milton Keynes Town Council to provide a website capable of allowing members of...

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