Legal advice

Solicitors Solicitors provide individual advice about your legal rights and obligations. They can tell you where you stand in relation to particular issues and advise you if urgent action needs to be taken. Some of the problems which arise when a relationship breaks down can be very complex. Your solicitor will focus on protecting your interests Continue Reading

A guide to the Family Justice System in England and Wales

The Family Justice System is a network of organisations including family courts, the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS), the Child Support Agency, lawyers and also professionals from medicine, social work and therapy. This guide is to help families find their way around the system and access the services provided to deal with Continue Reading

Religious Discrimination

It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee on grounds of ‘religion or belief’. If you believe that you have suffered from religious discrimination at work, please contact one of our solicitors. Direct discrimination Under the religious discrimination regulations, direct discrimination occurs where, ‘on the grounds of religion or belief’, an employer Continue Reading

Equal Opportunities

Increasingly, employment law protects the rights of employees not to be subjected to discrimination in the workplace. Even the best employer can unwittingly commit an act of discrimination if he is not aware of the latest developments. New laws against Age Discrimination came into force on the 1st October 2006. Please contact one of our Continue Reading

Severance Packages

If you reach an agreement with an employee about the termination of their employment, it is important to have the details in writing and for the agreement to have legal effect. We recommend that you contact one of our solicitors for advice. Any severance package should be drawn up into a Compromise Agreement. A Compromise Continue Reading

Bust Card

On Arrest Stay calm. Tell someone so you can be located later at the police station. You have the right to know why you are being arrested, so ask! Note the number(s) of your arresting officer(s), if possible. At the Police Station You have the right to consult a solicitor of your choice, free of Continue Reading

What are the aims of legal support?

Here are some ideas for organising legal support for an action. What are the aims of legal support? To make sure everyone going on the action is prepared for arrest; to let people in custody know they have support; to get everyone released as soon as possible. What do you need to do? 1. Ideally, Continue Reading