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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Jacksons Law Firm Further expansion with new Legal Hires

31/10/2016

One of the North East’s longest established law firms, Jacksons, announces further expansion at its Newcastle and Teesside office. Jacksons, which is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year, has recruited four new members of staff to deal with high levels of new instructions in both offices. Louise White and Charlotte Alexander join Partner and Head […]


Corporate Social Responsibility

24/10/2016

We had the first meeting of Jacksons new charity committee last week. Over the last couple of years we have, as a firm, held events and raised funds for a number of charities all of which have been very worthy causes and none of which we are abandoning! It is felt that if we want […]


Pre-nuptial Agreements, Co-habitation Agreements or Living Together Agreements

20/10/2016

It may not seem romantic, and certainly unlikely to be found on the ‘top ten things to do before the big Wedding Day’ but a prenuptial agreement is something many couples are giving serious consideration to. At one time these were something that only the rich and famous used, now a prenuptial agreement is recognised […]


Future-proofing your business with a Lasting Power of Attorney

20/10/2016

We have, for many years, been advising our clients that it is important to put in place Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, and we continue to do so. There is however, now a growing trend for business owners to make a separate ‘commercial’ Lasting Power of Attorney to cover their business interests. There is […]


Help to Buy ISA: does it actually ‘help’?

20/10/2016

The Government backed Help to Buy ISA scheme was launched in Autumn 2015 with a view to assisting first time buyers get on the property ladder. Under the scheme, first time buyers may make an initial lump sum deposit of £1,200 to kick-start the account, with subsequent monthly deposits being capped at a maximum of […]


HSE: The force is strong

17/10/2016

One consequence of working in the criminal justice system is you get a ringside seat of the battle the courts have to keep pace with public opinion and the shocking revolution in communications. Like it or not we now live in a society where everything is on such fast forward mode that tomorrow’s technology is […]


Jacksons Law Firm Launches Breakfast Club at Historical Venue in Newcastle

11/10/2016

North East law firm Jacksons, which is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year, recently launched its breakfast seminar programme at Newcastle’s newest and most unique venue, The Secret Tower. The first event, on 6th October, was attended by over 50 people including those working in the banking, financial, charity, commercial property, retail, and automotive sectors. […]


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