Lawyers in Lockdown

Jenny Teall, Solicitor in our Wills and Probate team gives us an insight into how she has been balancing work and family life during the lockdown. “All school and nurseries will be closed from Monday 16th March.” My immediate thoughts were, “Right, let’s pack up my work. My husband Howard and I will need to […]

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Covid and Conveyancing

Nic Dino, Partner in our Conveyancing team in Cambridge, gives us an update on how the change in Government guidance issued last week has affected the sector. Following the lockdown announced on 23rd March 2020, we have found that most clients selling and buying property have been positive in their instructions to us, wishing to […]

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Policing the Pandemic

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 were subject to a further, significant amendment on 13 May 2020 following the Prime Minister’s public address on 10 May 2020. Importantly, it remains a criminal offence under the Regulations for a person to leave or be outside of their home without a reasonable excuse but the […]

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Housing market reopens

A plan has been announced by the housing secretary enabling the housing market to reopen immediately, whilst maintaining the social distancing advice. Estate agents have been advised to see clients by appointment rather than walk in and offer virtual online viewings where possible. Construction companies have been allowed to extend working hours to help with […]

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Are you feeling Covid-secure?

We heard the PM’s speech on Sunday night and the daily briefing on Monday but what is the current guidance for a gradual return to the work place? Below are the guidelines released on the 11th May referring to 8 work place types and what employers should seek to do to achieve what is being […]

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Transport Forum – Listen Now!

If you missed our Transport forum that took place on 30th April via Zoom, you can now catch up on what was discussed with the audio version below. Opening and Welcome – Mike Hayward, Woodfines Information from the DVSA – Phil Breen, Earned Recognition National Account Manager: 7.45 mins Latest information for the trade – […]

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