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Yearly Archives: 2017

Jacksons Law Firm defends former council worker

22/12/2017

Julie Dalzell, Senior Associate, Jacksons Law Firm, represented Karen Whitmore, former Assistant Director of Governance and Monitoring Officer at Middlesbrough Council, in a liability hearing over ten days in March 2017 against Middlesbrough Council, with findings of unfair dismissal and victimisation made in favour of Ms Whitmore in a lengthy written Judgment that was promulgated […]


Jacksons Law Firm and Local MP support Cohabitation Awareness campaign

22/12/2017

Jacksons Law Firm met with South Stockton MP, Dr Paul Williams following cohabitation awareness week to discuss how thousands of unmarried couples in Teesside are at risk of losing everything if the relationship breaks down. Family lawyers, Louisa Bestford and Emma Canham have called on unmarried couples in the Teesside area to take action to […]


Christmas contact with children.

Christmas contact with children.

19/12/2017

The annual dispute over Christmas contact with children. When parents who have children together separate this can become a major issue all year round however tensions are usually heightened over the Christmas period. Whilst Christmas is regarded as a happy family orientated time, many couples who are no longer in a relationship dread the festive […]


Jacksons Law firm to offer Cancer Research UK’s Free Will Service

19/12/2017

Jacksons Law firm are delighted to be working with Cancer Research on their Free Will Service. The Free Will Service helps people aged over 55 to write or update their will free of charge. It also gives guidance for people considering leaving a legacy gift to Cancer Research UK. The service is now being provided […]


Drone for Christmas

Drone for Christmas

07/12/2017

Are you buying a drone as a present this Christmas? Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are being used more both for fun, but also by professionals – such as surveyors to look at the roof of a building. There are legal implications which drone users will have to be alert to and changes to […]


Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) – An Ongoing Public Saga

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) – An Ongoing Public Saga

01/12/2017

After Thursday’s ITV programme “Elderly Theft: Robbing the Relatives” Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) have once again been put under public scrutiny. In their simplest form an LPA allows somebody chosen by you to make decisions with regard to your financial affairs under the LPA for Property and Financial Affairs and personal issues under the […]


Jacksons’ Start-up Business Package

Jacksons’ Start-up Business Package

30/11/2017

Make becoming an employer work for you with Jacksons’ Start-up Business Package. With falling rates of corporation tax encouraging entrepreneurship, the gig economy offering bright new ways to work, and social media bringing businesses and customers together more than ever before, now is the age of start-up. Little wonder then that since 2000 the number […]


Jacksons support Resolution Co-habitation week

Jacksons support Resolution Co-habitation week

28/11/2017

Jacksons Law Firm met MP Chi Onwurah to discuss how thousands of unmarried couples in the North East are at risk of losing everything if the relationship breaks down without having any basic protection such as a co-habitation agreement in place. Family lawyers, Louisa Bestford and Emma Canham have called on unmarried couples in the […]


The use of alcohol or drugs by employees.

The use of alcohol or drugs by employees.

27/11/2017

Employment Law Briefing for Employers: Does your organisation have suitable and robust processes in place to deal with the various employment law issues that can arise from the use of alcohol or drugs by employees? Last week was alcohol awareness week and on reading parts of the material available online it prompted this briefing on some […]


Tribunal Judges – Setting Judges Free?

Tribunal Judges – Setting Judges Free?

27/11/2017

The civil courts are currently far too slow. In an attempt to free up precious court time a pilot is running in the County Court at Central London for 1 year from December 2017 for unopposed business lease renewal claims. Claims under Part 2 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 will be referred to […]


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