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Yearly Archives: 2019

Disputes over children

Disputes over children

08/11/2019

Often the most difficult part of a separation is deciding how to split your children’s time between yourselves. Child contact is unfortunately a common argument between couples when they end their relationship however Jacksons can offer guidance and assistance in relation to agreements and preferred contact. In April 2014, the Child Arrangements Programme was brought […]


Collaborative Law

Collaborative Law

24/10/2019

We are delighted to say that Heather Snowdon, Head of Family Law, recently completed the insightful and thought-provoking Resolution Collaborative Practice Foundation Training Course, so she is now a Collaborative Practitioner. Collaborative Practice offers family clients a way to reach informed decisions on separation, whilst maintaining some control of the outcome for their family.   The process […]


The State of the High Street: Redundancy and Settlement Agreements

The State of the High Street: Redundancy and Settlement Agreements

25/09/2019

It seems that we currently do not go a week without reading about a high street brand or well-known company that is going through difficult times or facing the threat of administration, with Thomas Cook being the latest to fall. Further financial uncertainty and concerns that the UK might be facing another recession (not to […]


Jacksons Law Firm strengthens its legal offering with two key appointments

Jacksons Law Firm strengthens its legal offering with two key appointments

28/08/2019

Associate Solicitor, Richard Flounders and Solicitor, Kirsty Allen join the firm as it continues to grow its numbers in the Tees Valley and Newcastle. Richard, from Hartlepool, gained his law degree whilst at Newcastle University before completing his LPC at Northumbria University. He qualified while working in a Newcastle firm ten years ago, and spent […]


Farm Safety Under the Spotlight as Fatalities Increase

Farm Safety Under the Spotlight as Fatalities Increase

07/08/2019

Farm safety is under the spotlight as fatalities increase in the last year. Agriculture has 18 times more fatal accidents per 100,000 workers than all the other major industries with significant risks associated with working on farms and country estates. In 2018/19 there were 39 fatalities in the industry, 6 more than the previous year, […]


Jacksons appoints head of new build in its Newcastle office

24/07/2019

Award winning law firm Jacksons, has boosted one of its property departments by appointing a residential conveyancing expert to head up its new build team in Newcastle. Solicitor, Isabelle Edmondson joins Jacksons after spending three years with a Scottish law firm in the outskirts of Edinburgh. Originally from Consett, Isabelle left the North East to […]


Jacksons scoops up regional commercial property award

12/06/2019

Jacksons Law Firm is delighted to announce that they have been awarded Team of the Year, Property (Commercial) at this year’s Northern Law Awards. The firm’s property team was shortlisted earlier this year after submitting its nomination and was selected following an interview by a judging panel consisting of business leaders from the region.  The team […]


Suspending an employee!

Suspending an employee!

23/05/2019

Suspending Employees – Should employees be suspended when they commit acts of gross misconduct? It has become common for employees to be automatically suspended following allegations of gross misconduct, however, recent decisions including the judgment by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Uwalaka v Southern Health Foundation NHS Trust have highlighted that more care needs to […]


Agriculture appointment for Jacksons Law Firm

Agriculture appointment for Jacksons Law Firm

15/05/2019

Award winning law firm, Jacksons continues to expand with the recruitment of one of the region’s leading agricultural property law experts. Partner, Nicola Neilson joins Jacksons’ commercial property department as its head of agricultural property to strengthen the support offered to the firm’s farming and National Farmers Union (NFU) clients based in the North East […]


Is 25 years too long to claim?

Is 25 years too long to claim?

14/05/2019

There have been 2 strikingly contrasting decisions recently from the courts on the 6 month deadline for issuing a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975. The judge was highly critical of the parties in Cowan v Foreman and Others [2019] EWHC 349 (Fam). Mrs Cowan was refused permission to pursue […]


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