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Jack Khurana Joins Ascot Lawyers Corporate & Commercial

Jack Khurana Joins Ascot Lawyers Corporate & Commercial

Monday, 01 July 2013 | Sarah Scutt
Ascot Lawyers are delighted to announce that Jack Khurana has recently joined the Practice at its Head Office in Bracknell. This strategic appointment is designed to further strengthen an already well established and experienced Commercial...
Emily York Run's Marathon For Great Ormand Street Hospital

Emily York Run's Marathon For Great Ormand Street Hospital

Thursday, 13 June 2013 | Emily York
On the 14th of April I ran the Brighton Marathon for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital (GOSHCC). The run started in Preston Park with 14,000 runners crammed into the start corrals, and went all the way along the sea front and back, with the...
Judge Dismisses Equine Employee Injury Claim

Judge Dismisses Equine Employee Injury Claim

Thursday, 06 June 2013 | Lee Freeman
In a recent case, Kublin v Jane Allison Equestrian Ltd, a judge dismissed an equine grooms attempt to sue her employer after she fell from a horse. After considering the facts of the claim, the judge dismissed the incident as an ordinary riding...
Legionnaires' Disease Claims

Legionnaires' Disease Claims

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 | Kirsty Clifton
Legionnaires' disease is a form of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria, of which there are over 30 variations, the most common being Legionella Pneumophila. It is a serious disease and, at its worst, can prove fatal. The disease is...
Dangerous Dogs Law

Dangerous Dogs Law

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 | Jackie Wood
There have been increasing numbers of dog attacks in recent months, some attacks leading to tragic consequences. Not all dogs are dangerous but an unprovoked attack by any dog can cause alarm and distress whether personal injury is sustained or...
Sandhurst Boys Crowned Champions

Sandhurst Boys Crowned Champions

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | Mickey Brown
What a blessing in disguise teaming up with Jason Brown and Tom Wheeler again, partners at Crowthorne Service Centre, after a two year working relationship with them and a lifelong friendship. At the beginning of the football season, Sandhurst...
Help to Buy Scheme to Restore Mortage Availability?

Help to Buy Scheme to Restore Mortage Availability?

Thursday, 02 May 2013 | Samantha Francis
The government unveiled the Help to Buy scheme in the latest budget in April 2013 which replaces First Buy equity loans. The Help to Buy scheme extends the current more limited New Buy scheme and provides a two part package. The first part of...
Hockey Season Is Out...

Hockey Season Is Out...

Monday, 29 April 2013
The ice hockey season is officially over but unfortunately for us the season finished a week before we wanted it to, as we didn't make it to the Coventry Finals. This was pretty tough to take and still is as much as it is nice to have a little...
Why Do Non-married Couples Need A Cohabitation Agreement?

Why Do Non-married Couples Need A Cohabitation Agreement?

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 | Sarah Scutt
Unmarried couples have no legal rights if they separate, so without an agreement, one of them could be left with nothing A large increase in the number of cohabiting couples over the years or so has led to an increase in the number of complex and...
Gifts With Reservation

Gifts With Reservation

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
The law on anti avoidance was introduced in 1986, two years after the introduction of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 that we now enjoy (in FA 1986). The essential bits of law are found at s3 IHTA1984 where the principles for establishing the value...