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Good Divorce Week 2022

28 November 2022 marks the start of Good Divorce Week, an annual campaign organised by Resolution. This year, the campaign is raising awareness of all the different ways families can resolve their disputes away from Court – where it is safe and appropriate to do…
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November 29, 2022
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What happens to my pet if my relationship ends?

Many families consider their pets to be integral members of the family but, sadly, the issue of what to do with a pet at the end of relationship is not a matter that is always settled quickly (or ends happily for everyone involved). Pet sharing…
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November 2, 2022
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Housing law is changing in Wales

From 1 December 2022, the law on renting properties in Wales is changing. The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 is intended to simplify how you rent properties and the changes will impact both tenants and landlords. Under the new Act, there are two types of…
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October 19, 2022
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Jolliffes recognised in Legal 500 2023 rankings

Jolliffes is pleased to announce that the firm has again been recognised in this year’s Legal 500 rankings, with a number of its departments being ranked in Tier 2 alongside a number of Liverpool and Manchester city firms. Both our Corporate and Commercial team and…
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October 7, 2022
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Things to consider when entering into a new relationship

Starting a relationship in later life, or following the breakdown of a previous relationship or marriage, often comes with a sense of hope for a new beginning. However, new relationships can also often have tricky legal implications for the families involved. Legal advice is not…
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October 5, 2022
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Do I need a shareholders’ agreement?

A shareholders’ agreement is a legal contract between the shareholders of a company, and usually, the company itself. The contract sets out matters that have agreed between those parties and will often include matters such as: how decisions will be made; how shares can be…
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September 21, 2022
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Leasehold reforms and what this means for landlords

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 came into force on 30 June 2022. The purpose of this new legislation is to make leasehold properties more affordable and it does this by limiting ground rent on long residential leases to a "peppercorn" (where, previously, such…
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August 17, 2022