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My partner and I have recently ended our relationship, we were never married and own a house together, what rights do I have?

Tuesday, 28 April 2020 | posted in Litigation & Disputes

Couples who have not married are in a very different situation to those who have.

Sampson Coward announce merger with Whitehead Vizard

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 |

We are very pleased to announce that from1 April 2020, Sampson Coward LLP and Whitehead Vizard LLP have merged their practices and will from this date trade as Sampson Coward with Whitehead Vizard.

New right to parental bereavement leave

Monday, 10 February 2020 | posted in Employment

The Government have recently announced the introduction of a new right to parental bereavement leave.

Festive purchases and your consumer rights

Thursday, 24 October 2019 | posted in Litigation & Disputes

It is worth noting the time-limits relating to faulty or sub-standard goods particularly as many gifts are not tested until the ‘big’ day ....

Can an employee take 2.5 weeks holiday if they have only been employed for 3 months?

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 | posted in Employment

Can an employee take 2.5 weeks holiday if they have only been employeed for 3 months?  

Does an employer have to provide a reference for a former employee?

Thursday, 05 September 2019 | posted in Employment

Generally, there is no obligation on an employer to provide a reference for an employee or ex-employee, however ....

Works Affecting a Neighbour's Boundary

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 | posted in Litigation & Disputes

When planning works affecting a neighbour's boundary it is important to note that there are certain legal rights and obligations set out in the Party Wall Act 1996.

What is the Small Claims Court?

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 | posted in Litigation & Disputes

The Small Claims Court is not a separate court at all but merely a simplified procedure used in the County Court to resolve claims of up to £10,000.

National Minimum Wage Entitlement

Monday, 13 May 2019 | posted in Employment

I think I am entitled to the National Minimum Wage, but am not sure I am being paid it. What should I do?

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