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CEO and average worker pay gap reporting launches
Fri 11th Jan 2019 | by Keely Rushmore

Latest comment in HR Magazine: Keely explains what HR teams should know about the CEO and average worker pay gap regulations, which come into force in…

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What is the difference between a controller and processor under the GDPR?
Wed 9th Jan 2019 | by Alasdair Bleakley

Corporate and Commercial Team's Alasdair Bleakley describes how to distinguish between a processor and controller under GDPR.

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How do CVAs affect landlords?
Tue 8th Jan 2019 | by Nat Young

Senior Associate Nat Young considers how CVAs have become the go-to restructuring tool.

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Mackay: accounting black holes and hands in the till
Mon 7th Jan 2019 | by Clare Mackay

Ways to take action against a fraudulent director and the legal options from personal claims to s463 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

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Brexit & the continued uncertainty for families
Thu 3rd Jan 2019 | by Kiran Beeharry

There remains a huge amount of uncertainty about the future legal relationship between the UK and the EU for family law matters.

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The weirdest things couples fight over in court during divorce
Wed 2nd Jan 2019 | by Marilyn Bell

Divorcing couples can divide multi-million-pound assets with ease, only to come to blows over a particular ornament or their cherished pet. Marilyn Bell…

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Advising Jewish Clients during Divorce
Fri 21st Dec 2018 | by Ruth Abrams

Ruth Abrams explores the nuances of divorcing couples from the Jewish Community including planning to ensure time with children, financial planning for…

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What is a S37 Freezing Injunction and how is it used in divorce?
Fri 21st Dec 2018 | by Kiran Beeharry

Freezing Injunctions are used to ensure that a status quo is maintained so that one party is restrained from prejudicing another’s financial claims following…

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Sparse Resources and the impact on Child Arrangement proceedings
Fri 14th Dec 2018 | by Simran Gupta

Disparity of resources across England & Wales can have a devastating impact on Child Arrangements in divorce proceedings.

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Deliveroo riders’ lose latest challenge to their employment status
Mon 10th Dec 2018 | by Chris Cook

The latest development in the Deliveroo gig-economy case sees riders appeal for trade union representation denied

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Vital GDPR considerations when acquiring a company
Mon 10th Dec 2018 | by Alasdair Bleakley

Alasdair Bleakley talks to Acquisitions Daily about an important and difficult hurdle in corporate transactions: the GDPR.

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Is veganism a protected characteristic?
Wed 5th Dec 2018 | by Chris Cook

Partner Chris Cook, writes about the recent case brought by Jordi Casamitjana against the LACS.

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Vegan takes employer to tribunal over 'philosophical beef'
Wed 5th Dec 2018 | by Chris Cook

Partner, Chris Cook comments on the recent tribunal over an ex-employee claiming he was sacked for being vegan.

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Predatory Marriages
Mon 3rd Dec 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Marilyn Bell and Catherine Robson write about the recent Parliamentary disucssion around Predatory Marriage.

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St Albans Advent Trail
Wed 28th Nov 2018 | by Julie Gingell

We’re delighted to be joining fellow local businesses by taking part in St Alban’s first ever city-wide Advent Trail. Organised by St Albans BID and…

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Mega trends and your business
Tue 27th Nov 2018 | by Julie Gingell

What are the key mega trends set to affect SMEs and how do they impact on businesses, society and the economy?

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Top mega trends and the legal considerations for organisations/ SMEs
Tue 27th Nov 2018 | by Julie Gingell

Find out about the legal implications that current mega trends can have on your business.

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Shop till you...divorce/dissolve
Mon 26th Nov 2018 | by Kiran Beeharry

Kiran Beeharry, Senior Associate in the Family department considers how 'forum shopping' can affect legal proceedings.

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GDPR - 6 Months On
Thu 22nd Nov 2018 | by Chris Cook

Partner and Head of Employment & Data Protection Chris Cook comments on the impacts of GDPR over the past 6 months.

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Welcome Richard Marshall
Wed 21st Nov 2018 | by Terence Ritchie

Partner and Joint Head of Real Estate, Terence Ritchie welcomes new solicitor Richard Marshall to SA Law.

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Do I Have to Re-register My Child’s Birth If I Marry His Father?
Mon 19th Nov 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Partner and Head of Family, Marilyn Bell writes about the law around re-registering children.

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The Cost of Childcare
Fri 16th Nov 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Head of Family, Marilyn Bell considers the rising cost of childcare on Families and the impact during a divorce.

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ICO publishes passwords and encryption guidance
Fri 16th Nov 2018 | by Chris Cook

Partner, Chris Cook, identifies the new ICO guidance on passwords in online services and encryption under GDPR.

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UK's post-Brexit immigration policy is highly damaging for hospitality
Fri 16th Nov 2018 | by Gemma Jones

Immigration solicitor, Gemma Jones comments in Big Hospitality about the impact of Brexit on the UK hospitality sector.

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A day in the life of a family lawyer
Wed 14th Nov 2018 | by Julie Cohen

Russian speaking family lawyer, Julie Cohen writes about a typical day dealing with her cases.

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Wardship as a tool to seek a return
Tue 13th Nov 2018 | by Simran Gupta

Family Solicitor, Simran Gupta writes about what options you have if your family travel plans go awry.

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Starting life as a trainee within the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution department
Tue 13th Nov 2018 | by Heshini Warnapala

Trainee Solicitor, Heshini Warnapala describes her experience of life as a trainee solicitor in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution department.

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Employment tribunal fees back on the agenda
Tue 13th Nov 2018 | by Keely Rushmore

Partner, Keely Rushmore comments in Personnel Today following the recent discussion of tribunal fees.

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SA Law is delighted to announce success in this year's Directories rankings
Fri 9th Nov 2018 | by Julie Gingell

We are pleased to share that we have held our position in all our main practice areas in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

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Avoiding a Potential Child Abduction
Tue 6th Nov 2018 | by Simran Gupta

Family solicitor, Simran Gupta explains the importance of preparing for a holiday with the children post-separation.

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Don't take career advice from the story of Killing Eve
Tue 6th Nov 2018 | by Keely Rushmore

Partner, Keely Rushmore writes in City AM about the employment law 'no-nos' in the popular BBC TV series Killing Eve.

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Where are we with Pre-Nuptial Agreements?
Mon 5th Nov 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Partner and Head of Family Law, Marilyn Bell writes about the latest in relation to pre-nuptial agreements.

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Should there be a new law for Cohabitees?
Mon 29th Oct 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Partner and Head of Family Law, Marilyn Bell writes about the laws for co-habitees and whether they need updating.

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Disclosure: No place to hide
Thu 25th Oct 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Marilyn Bell provides a recap on the duty of financial disclosure, and the remedies available to combat incomplete disclosure, published in Family Law…

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Strategies for maximising your flexible workforce
Fri 19th Oct 2018 | by Keely Rushmore

Flexible employers can react quickly to opportunities and risks as well offering employees working patterns that suit their lifestyle. Keely Rushmore…

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The Business of Food and Drink
Fri 19th Oct 2018 | by Victoria Thomson

We interviewed three top restaurateurs in St Albans to find out their tips for running a successful food business.

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Mental health & the legal profession
Thu 18th Oct 2018 | by Kelly Pike

Kelly Pike comments in The Times following international mental health day. Junior lawyers suffering mental health problems may struggle to ask for support.

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SA Law win Law Society Excellence Award
Thu 18th Oct 2018 | by Julie Gingell

SA Law was recognised as best in the nation at the Law Society of England and Wales’s prestigious Excellence Awards in London.

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The art of negotiation
Tue 16th Oct 2018 | by Vincent Billings

SA Law's Corporate Partner Vincent Billings discusses the major points to consider in a negotiation process.

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Will the Proposed Change in Inheritance Tax affect divorce?
Mon 15th Oct 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Partner and Head of Family writes about how the potential changes to inheritance tax could affect divorce.

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Businesses may be required to report ethnicity pay gap
Fri 12th Oct 2018 | by Nikita Sonecha

Nikita Sonecha comments in People Management on the plans announced that ethnicity pay gap reports may become mandatory under new plans by the Prime Minister.…

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Ethnicity pay gap will 'lead to flood of tribunal claims'
Fri 12th Oct 2018 | by Nikita Sonecha

SA Law Employment solicitor Nikita Sonecha comments in The Times about the proposed plans announced for an ethnicity pay gap report for employers with…

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SA Law delighted to present awards at St Albans Food & Drink Festival Awards 2018
Tue 9th Oct 2018 | by Victoria Thomson

Yet again, there has been a frenzy of tasting, testing, sampling and digesting as the foodies of St Albans and Harpenden were tasked with finding the…

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GDPR - Experts and Divorce
Mon 8th Oct 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Partner and Head of Family Law, Marilyn Bell writes about the effects of GDPR on the divorce process.

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Essay mills row: how to treat a student cheat
Thu 4th Oct 2018 | by Clare Mackay

SA Law Litigation & Education Solicitor Clare Mackay comments on the plagiarism debate faced by UK universities in The Times.

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Myths of the Common Law Marriage and the need for reform
Wed 3rd Oct 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

Partner and Head of Family Law, Marilyn Bell talks about the myths of the common law marriage and the need for reform

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Life as a trainee in the family department
Mon 1st Oct 2018 | by Rebecca Sewali

SA Law Trainee Solicitor, Rebecca Sewali writes about her recent experience of working in the SA Law Family Team.

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Unmarried mother wins court battle over benefits for widows
Wed 26th Sep 2018 | by Marilyn Bell

On 31 August 2018 The Times reported that an unmarried mother, Siobhan McLaughlin had won her Court battle over benefits for widows. This has led to calls…

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GDPR = the death of the paper trail for schools?
Wed 26th Sep 2018 | by Nikita Sonecha

Employment Solicitor, Nikita Sonecha comments in the Education Journal regarding the challenges of GDPR on schools.

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Welcome Simran Gupta
Thu 20th Sep 2018 | by Simran Gupta

We are delighted to welcome a new team member to our expanding Family law team, Simran Gupta.

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