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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.


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.


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.


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.


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 Uwal


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.


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).


Cohabitating Couples

Cohabitating Couples

17/04/2019

In the last twenty years, the number of cohabitating couples has almost doubled.
There are an infinite number of reasons for couples to choose to live together rather than marry.
However, there is often an imbalance regarding assets and income.


When an Inspector Calls…

When an Inspector Calls…

08/03/2019

A visit by a regulator such as the Environment Agency or the Health and Safety Executive can be daunting for employers to deal with.


High Tide buoyed by Tees Valley businesses

High Tide buoyed by Tees Valley businesses

28/02/2019

A Tees Valley charity dedicated to offering young people valuable career experiences, has bolstered its future by welcoming six industry-leading businesses as corporate partners.


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