Christmas Parties, Alcohol and Ensuing Problems
Christmas party season is firmly upon us. It’s an opportunity for employees to celebrate Christmas, celebrate another year passed, and to let their hair down with fellow workers. Many of the attendees will drink alcohol. For the vast majority, the Christmas party will pass without problem; the only negative consequence being a few sore heads […]
Religious Teachings, Parenthood and the Law
As a specialist in cases involving children, I represent many parents involving disputes as to where their child should live or the amount of time a parent should spend with a child. In addition, I also represent parents where there is a dispute over a particular issue such as which school their child should attend, […]
Update: 2019 Financial Standing Levels
On 4 December 2018, the Office of the Traffic Commissioner confirmed the 2019 financial standing levels for standard operator licence holders. The levels also apply to new standard operator licence applications and variation applications. The revised financial standing levels will come into effect on 1 January 2019. In order to satisfy the financial standing requirement, […]
New Financial Standing Levels for Commercial Vehicles
The new financial standing rates for commercial vehicles from 1st January 2019 have been announced. The details of the financial levels operators will need to demonstrate can be found here. Should you have any queries about financial standing or any other transport related matters, get in touch with a member of the Transport team.
The Pro’s and Con’s of Moving from Paralegal to Trainee
It is an odd experience to be writing my first trainee blog as, contrary to the usual trainee stereotype, I am very familiar with Woodfines having worked as a paralegal here for a number of years. Whilst I know the firm, that’s not to say that I know everything about the law. Indeed, the first […]
Is that Christmas Tipple Worth it?
Christmas party season is upon us and, as ever, traditionally brings with it indulgence and, for some, over-indulgence, particularly in relation to increased alcohol intake. Despite yearly awareness campaigns, December is still one of the busiest months for drink driving incidents and arrests. Perhaps there is a uncertainty or misconception about how much alcohol can […]