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Jacksons Law Firm wins 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.


Jacksons appoints new head of corporate and commercial

07/07/2021

Award winning law firm Jacksons continues to attract regional talent as it appoints new partner and head of corporate and commercial, Peter Robinson.


Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace

Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace

30/06/2021

In the wake of Matt Hancock’s resignation as Health Minister following leaked CCTV footage of him embracing and kissing Health Advisor Gina Coladangelo on Department of Health premises in early May 2021; some may be asking what is acceptable conduct in the workplace in relation to sexual contact?


Meet the Partners | Jonathan Wall

16/06/2021

1.Who are you and what do you do?
My name is Jonathan Wall and I am a partner and Head of Residential Property at the firm. I am mainly based out of our Stockton on Tees office but do from time to time work out of our Newcastle office.
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Meet the Partners | Karen Robinson

09/06/2021

1. Who are you and what do you do?
I am Karen Robinson, partner and head of business development and marketing.
I joined Jacksons in September 2015 and became a partner in October 2019.  I spend my time between our head office in Stockton and our office in Newcastle.


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