June 2014 Archive

Important changes to flexible working rights

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Debra Gers considers the effect of the The Children and Families Act 2014 which extends the right to request flexible working to all eligible employees. More …

A day in the life of....Charlotte Cheetham

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We take a look at a working day in the footsteps of Charlotte Francis, Trainee solicitor at Blake Morgan. More …

SRA Intervention: How do I instruct a new firm of solicitors?

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Guidance on how to instruct a new solicitor. More …

SRA Interventions: When can I get my documents and money back?

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Information for those whose solicitors have been intervened by the SRA. More …

SRA Intervention: Who is involved?

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Information for those who's firm of solicitors have been intervened by the SRA. More …

SRA Intervention: What is involved?

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Information for those who's Solicitors firm has been intervened by the SRA. More …

SRA Intervention: Where are my documents and money?

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Information for those whose Solicitors have been intervened by the SRA. More …

Consumer protection

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Following the coming into force of the 2011 Consumer Rights Directive, the UK has adopted new Regulations which will take effect throughout the UK on 13 June 2014. More …

Welcome to Blake Morgan

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On 1st July 2014 Blake Morgan was created from the merger of Blake Lapthorn and Morgan Cole. View our short welcome video. More …

Partners in LLPs are protected by whistleblowing laws

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In a case which could have implications well beyond the legal sector, the Supreme Court has held that a fixed-share partner in a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) law firm was a 'worker' who was protected by whistleblowing laws. More …