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Ensuring a shareholders' agreement is in place for companies

Setting up a company allows you to build something of your own, an opportunity to take risks and be in control of the decision making process. Any company that has 2 or more shareholders should consider the benefits of a shareholders’ agreement at the earliest opportunity, on incorporation or as soon as possible thereafter.
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Does Marriage Affect Your Will?

Marriage automatically revokes a will that has been made previously, leaving it invalid. This means that if you have a will written out and have since married or remarried, you will need to revisit this document to ensure that your estate will still be passed on as you wish.
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Determining Employment Status

There are a number of employment statuses and the relationship between employer and employed person may be difficult to determine. Ultimately it is the Employment Tribunal which will determine the actual relationship. This article explores some of the possible relationships.
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What Happens When A Probate Is Contested?

Contentious probate refers to any dispute relating to the administration of someone’s estate when they die, whether it involves a dispute over the value of assets, the interpretation of a will, or dealing with difficult executors.
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Prenuptial Agreements in the UK

When planning a marriage, there is a fear that discussion of a prenuptial agreement will create a lack of trust between you and your partner. While you don’t want to ever have to use it, a prenuptial agreement may prevent further damage should the relationship unfortunately break down.
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Can I copy the terms and conditions from someone else's website?

Terms and conditions listed on a company website are an important legal document, just like terms and conditions given to customers in hard copy or sent by email. There have been cases where start-up businesses have opted against producing their own contracts of business and instead sought to copy and paste competitor’s terms and conditions, in whole or in part.
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Driver conduct hearings - What you need to know

If you are a professional driver, or currently applying for an LGV or PCV licence, there is a chance you could find yourself being called for a Driver Conduct Hearing. This means you will be assessed by the Traffic Commissioner to determine whether you are fit to hold a professional licence.
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What constitutes grounds for redundancy?

Redundancies are a form of dismissal in employment. A key consideration is that for redundancy to be genuine, it must be demonstrated that the employee’s job will no longer exist after being removed. Redundancy can happen for a number of different reasons, the most common of which are outlined below.
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AMD SHORTLISTED BY BRISTOL LAW SOCIETY AS LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted by the Bristol Law Society for this year’s Law Firm of the Year (up to 15 Partners).