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Does Your Company Need an Equality and Diversity Policy?

Under the Equality Act (2010) companies are legally required not to discriminate against employees or potential employees due to issues such as race, gender, age or disability. These are examples of what the Act calls “Protected Characteristics”.
Anne Thist Articles Read our story

When should a mother be expected to return to work?

Anne Thistlethwaite a Solicitor and Mediator at AMD Solicitors considers two recent cases on Financial Provision after divorce.
Grant Articles Read our story

How to Resolve Shareholder Disputes

When the shareholders of a company fall out, it can significantly harm the commercial interests of the business. That is why it is so important to resolve any disagreements as quickly and effectively as possible, allowing you to move forward and continue developing the business.
Andrew Jack, Solicitor Read our story

DIY Probate pitfalls and how to avoid them

Andrew Jack, one of our Probate and Wills Specialists offers some tips on avoiding DIY probate pitfalls.
John Articles Read our story

Landlord’s Nightmare/Tenant’s Dream

In the 1960s, 70s, even 80s, tenants had started to acquire a considerable degree of security of tenure.  The situation was such that prospective landlords would not let their (empty) premises for fear that they would never regain possession of them.
Alison Articles Read our story

Spousal Maintenance - Wright v Wright

Alison Dukes a Solicitor and Director at AMD Solicitors considers a recent case on Spousal Maintenance and a judge’s comments on when a mother should be expected to return to work.
John Articles Read our story

Love Thy Neighbour - the contentious nature of boundary disputes

John Todd a Solicitor at AMD Solicitors considers the contentious nature of boundary disputes
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Disposing of or Acquiring Commercial Premises – and sometimes a business as well!

Janine Harris Commercial Property Solicitor with AMD Solicitors, offers tips which may help expedite your transaction and reduce costs.
Shelley Faulkner, Solicitor at AMD Solicitors, Bristol Read our story

To be a Trustee

I have been considering the role of a trustee while practising in trust law over recent months.  Professional trustees will have many resources available to them which “volunteer” trustees, such as family and friends of the person setting up the trust, may not.