NEWCASTLE OFFICE 0191 2322574
TEESSIDE OFFICE 01642 356500
Since 1876

Monthly Archives: April 2020

Selling to customers during lockdown – does your business have the right contracts in place?

Selling to customers during lockdown – does your business have the right contracts in place?

28/04/2020

Businesses which sell to consumers are trying to work out how they can continue to trade and keep a distance from the public. It is not an easy task; the staff need to be safe (and feel safe) and footfall is now non-existent. Telephone and website ordering, with the product then either delivered or offered […]


Recovering Debts During a Crisis

Recovering Debts During a Crisis

24/04/2020

As a result of the outbreak of Covid-19, many businesses are now facing financial uncertainty in what can only be described as very challenging times. Understandably, those business will have concerns regarding cashflow and, specifically, whether outstanding monies owed by debtors for services previously rendered will actually be paid. Regardless of the precarious state of […]


Contractual obligations – Force Majeure

Contractual obligations – Force Majeure

21/04/2020

Introduction Everyday life has been changed dramatically by the measures to restrict the spread of COVID-19 and this has meant that people and businesses cannot, or will not, comply with their contractual obligations. One of the ways contracts under English law seek to deal with such situations is a ‘force majeure’ clause. This article will […]


Virtual Work Placement Scheme

Virtual Work Placement Scheme

21/04/2020

At Jacksons we have, for a number of years, had students attending our offices on work experience placements.  More often than not, there wasn’t a week that went by when we didn’t have students in our offices. We want to continue to support students and develop their work experience and we have therefore devised a […]


Jacksons’ Podcast Photography Competition

Jacksons’ Podcast Photography Competition

20/04/2020

How would you like to win £200 worth of restaurant vouchers to spend at a venue of your choice once lockdown is over?  All you need to do is enter our ‘What’s The Law Pod’ competition by uploading a photograph of what you do whilst listening to your favourite podcasts. Whether you are in your […]


Jacksons announces partner and associate promotions

Jacksons announces partner and associate promotions

16/04/2020

Award winning law firm, Jacksons recently boosted its partnership numbers to 10 following the promotions of two of its staff. Head of Finance, Amie Callan, joined the firm in July 2018 to head up its accounts team. During her time at Jacksons she has successfully implemented a range of new financial reporting systems, in order […]


Co-parenting in a time of crisis

Co-parenting in a time of crisis

09/04/2020

In the last few weeks, every parent across the land has seen a huge change to their lives.   The impact of the corona virus is affecting everything from health to wealth and from school to social gatherings. At this time, the pressure on parents may seem overwhelming.  This applies equally to parents still together and […]


Commercial Property Team Smash Target

Commercial Property Team Smash Target

02/04/2020

North East Law Firm, Jacksons is delighted to announce a record year for its award-winning commercial property team. Jacksons Commercial Property team, based in the firm’s Teesside and Newcastle offices, is led by Partner, Erica Turner and has seen a 12% increase in revenue compared to February 2019 and has, for the first time since […]


Embracing Technology and Writing or Reviewing your Will

Embracing Technology and Writing or Reviewing your Will

01/04/2020

Given the unprecedented circumstances that the world is currently witnessing, there are a number of questions that have been raised in respect of dealing with and making sure your personal affairs are in order. We have used this opportunity to answer certain concerns or queries that you may have. Q:  I need to put in […]


Environmental Permits During the Coronavirus

Environmental Permits During the Coronavirus

01/04/2020

As well as health and safety issues surrounding the Coronavirus response, companies and individuals who operate waste management facilities under an environmental permit must comply with the requirements of their permit. There are a number of areas where operators could breach their environmental permit. For example, operators must ensure that they have technical competence cover […]


Website ©Copyright Jacksons Law Firm 2020