Kingly Solicitors closure – Can we help?
We were sad to hear of the closure of Kingly Solicitors this month who traded locally in Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard and Bedfordshire as Austin Ray, Ray Nixon Brown and Giffen Couch and Archer. The Solicitors Regulation Authority have appointed Devonshires (Austin Ray, Ray Nixon Brown) and Gordons LLP Solicitors (Giffen Couch and Archer), as […]
Cambridge to participate in UK’s first e-scooter trial
As the coronavirus pandemic has spread, the government has been forced to adapt laws and regulations at an unprecedented speed. For example, it recently announced the legalisation of Wills witnessed via video conferencing technology – a much-demanded amend to the centuries-old Wills Act 1837. In a similar vein, legislation permitting the use of rented e-scooters […]
Update on No-fault divorce – it is on it’s way . . . . .
It’s long been a contentious issue that those seeking a divorce have been limited in what grounds they can rely upon to proceed. At present there are five options that the petitioner can rely on these are: • adultery • unreasonable behaviour • desertion • living apart for at least two years with consent • […]
Personal vendettas, data breaches and vicarious liability
Background Put simply, vicarious liability is the principle by which an employer can be liable for the acts or omissions of its employees which occur in the course of their employment. The principle is not new and is well established in the areas of negligence and discrimination law. One of the key issues in determining […]
A time to celebrate!
At a time of concern, uncertainty and worry, it is important not to forget to celebrate the positives! The last few weeks have seen Woodfines’ already strong Corporate & Commercial team strengthened, with the addition of two new solicitors. Firstly, Claire Le Mouëllic joined the team as a Partner in early February and spends most of […]
Qualifying as a Solicitor
Karen Jobbling, HR Manager at Woodfines recently spoke to Lia at MKFM about the various routes available to qualify as a solicitor, what is involved and the work experience opportunities available at Woodfines. Listen to the full interview here.