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Local law firm to invest in aspiring legal professionals at Teesside University

Local law firm to invest in aspiring legal professionals at Teesside University

20/05/2022

Teesside University has established a new scholarship with Jacksons Law Firm to boost opportunities for the next generation of legal professionals in the North East.


Jacksons shortlisted for prestigious award

Jacksons shortlisted for prestigious award

21/04/2022

The commercial property team at Jacksons Law Firm is delighted to have been shortlisted by the judges at the Insider North East Property Awards 2022, in the Property Law Firm of the Year category.


Security of Tenure

Security of Tenure

28/02/2022

Property lawyers often refer to “security of tenure”, “protected leases”, “business leases” or “contracting out” but don’t often explain what this terminology actually means in practice.


Platinum Jubilee Celebrations – An extra bank holiday for all?

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations – An extra bank holiday for all?

12/01/2022

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne on 6th February 1952, a one-off, extra bank holiday has been added on Friday 3rd June and the traditional May bank holiday moved to Thursday 2nd June to create a special four-day Jubilee weekend from 2nd to 5th June


Jacksons Law Firm wins Commercial Property Accolade for the second time

01/10/2021

Jacksons is delighted to announce that its commercial property team has again been awarded Property Law Firm of the Year by the judges at Insider’s North East Property Awards 2021.
The team was shortlisted earlier this year after submitting its nomination to Insider Media.


An Appeal to Fairness?

An Appeal to Fairness?

07/09/2021

In order for a dismissal to be fair an employer has to show that the reason for the dismissal was one of the four potentially fair reasons set out in section 98 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 “the Act” i.e.


Redundancy or Furlough and Unfair Dismissal

Redundancy or Furlough and Unfair Dismissal

16/08/2021

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) (or ‘furlough scheme’) is set to come to an end on 30 September 2021 and it is feared that the end of the scheme will lead to redundancies given the scheme was specifically introduced to safeguard jobs with as many as 11.


Meet the Partners | Peter Robinson

Meet the Partners | Peter Robinson

04/08/2021

1. Who are you and what do you do?
Peter Robinson, Partner and Head of Corporate and Commercial.
I help businesses start up and grow until they float years later and all corporate transactions in between, using nous and experience, adding value and being a client’s commercial sounding board.


Why a prenuptial and postnuptial agreement is a good idea.

Why a prenuptial and postnuptial agreement is a good idea.

30/07/2021

What are prenuptial and postnuptial agreements?
Many people may see a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement as a contract that means a separation is inevitable or even that they encourage a divorce.


Lessons Learned – Relaxing of Restrictions

Lessons Learned – Relaxing of Restrictions

19/07/2021

After a slight detour, the journey along the roadmap out of lockdown appears to have come to an end with the relaxing of restrictions from Monday 19 July 2021.
One such relaxation is that the instruction ‘everyone who can work from home must do so’ is no longer in place.


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