Congratulations to Ashleigh Evans, who has qualified as a solicitor following the successful completion of her training contract! Ashleigh joined us as a paralegal in September 2018, having … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Ashleigh Evans on qualifying as a solicitor
Sometimes jobs do not work out. This may be for a myriad of reasons relating to an employee's health, or performance or the way an employee integrates into a company. If you are an employee and have … [Read more...] about Settlement agreements, termination pay, and getting a good deal
Buying a retirement home has a different process than purchasing a standard home due to the additional restrictions and conditions that landlords typically impose. Trainee solicitor Joe Kennedy … [Read more...] about Buying a retirement property: What should I look out for in a lease?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is reportedly preparing to extend the stamp duty holiday by three months until the end of June. The move, reported in The Times ahead of next week’s budget, will be … [Read more...] about Government set to extend stamp duty holiday ‘until end of June’
The Supreme Court has ruled that Uber drivers should be classed as "workers", allowing them fair access to rights such as the minimum wage, statutory holiday pay and rest breaks. Ashleigh Evans, … [Read more...] about Uber loses Supreme Court ruling on drivers’ rights
Three years on from the Grenfell disaster, an estimated 11 million people living in buildings with potentially unsafe cladding are still facing extreme difficulties in selling their flats. Marco … [Read more...] about Building safety: Cladding and EWS1 forms
In this SO Legal briefing note, Ashleigh Evans outlines some of the key issues for companies considering a share buyback. A share buyback is an action by which a company purchases its own shares … [Read more...] about What is a company share buyback and how does it work?
SO Legal is delighted to be celebrating its fifth anniversary! The company which takes its name from its founders, Jamie Salvidge and Hamed Ovaisi, first opened its doors in Eastbourne on 1 February … [Read more...] about SO Legal celebrates five years in business
The Companies Act 2006 introduced a number of duties to which all company directors are subject – known as fiduciary duties. A conflict of interest refers to a situation in which a director’s personal … [Read more...] about Directors’ duty to avoid conflicts of interest
Tens of thousands of small businesses will receive insurance payouts covering losses from the first lockdown, following a landmark Supreme Court ruling. The ruling appears set to force insurers … [Read more...] about Insurers set to pay £1.2bn to small businesses for coronavirus lockdown losses