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Sandra Danaher Promoted to Associate Solicitor

Josiah Hincks Solicitors are delighted to announce that Sandra Danaher will become an Associate Solicitors with effect from 1st June 2015. Sandra is a specialist Trusts and Estates Solicitor and deals with matters from Wills, Powers of Attorneys, Probate along with more complicated trusts and estate planning work. Sandra joined the firm in October 2012. Sandra...

Squatters Moved Into Your Property? The Law Can Help You

Almost nothing is more distressing than squatters making free with your property – however, the law is no longer as weighted in favour of trespassers as it once was. One squatter who moved into a seaside flat and caused £20,000 worth of damage found that out when he was handed a stiff prison sentence. The man, who had a serious criminal record, was verbally...

Conflicting Land Uses Triggered Neighbours’ Dispute

Different uses of land can sometimes be like oil and water, and that was certainly so in a case where a clash between shooting and equestrianism triggered a long-running and costly rights of way dispute between rural neighbours. A couple had built a state-of-the-art equestrian centre adjoining their home and needed to use two bridleways crossing the land of...

Compromise Should Be King in Contract Disputes

Any good law firm will advise its clients to compromise if possible, rather than fight their differences out in court. In one case, the High Court lamented that a relatively low value contract dispute ended up being litigated on a grand scale, resulting in legal costs bills which came to more than double the sum at stake. A social landlord had fallen out with a...

Exclusivity Clauses in Zero Hours Contracts Banned

The first commencement order made under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 has banned exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts with effect from 26 May 2015. Specifically, Section 153 of the Act inserts a new section 27A into the Employment Rights Act 1996 that renders unenforceable any provision in a zero hours contract that prohibits a...