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What does ‘best interests’ mean if someone lacks capacity?

Posted on October 21, 2021, by Poppy Phipps

We often hear that, if someone lacks mental capacity, decisions must be made in their best interests. But what does…

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Contested inheritance case highlights the importance of mediation

Posted on October 18, 2021, by Hayley Gaffney

Hayley Gaffney of Coodes Solicitors’ Personal Disputes team comments on the outcome of an Inheritance Act court case which could have…

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Hybrid working: legal issues for every employer

Posted on October 08, 2021, by Philip Sayers

As many businesses plan a permanent move to hybrid working, Coodes Solicitors employment specialist Philip Sayers outlines some of the…

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Work accident report forms: take time before you sign

Posted on October 04, 2021, by Toby Szczur

Coodes Solicitors’ paralegal Toby Szczur says it is vital not to sign a workplace accident form unless you agree with…

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Possession notice periods return to pre-Covid rules

Posted on September 29, 2021, by Megan Trethowan

Megan Trethowan, Paralegal in Coodes Solicitors’ Personal Disputes team, outlines what landlords and tenants need to know about changes to…

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The end of furlough: challenges for employers making redundancies

Posted on September 29, 2021, by Philip Sayers

Coodes Solicitors employment specialist Philip Sayers comments on some of the challenges for employers faced with making redundancies as the…

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Claiming medical negligence compensation on behalf of a child

Posted on September 14, 2021, by Julie Hatton

If a child has suffered because of neglectful or inappropriate medical treatment, it’s up to an adult to make a…

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Using a gifted deposit to buy a property

Posted on September 06, 2021, by Lianne Priest

Many people use a gifted deposit – money given by parents or other family members – to help them buy…

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New build management companies: what do I need to know?

Posted on August 18, 2021, by Laura Vanstone

If you own a new build property, you will probably need to pay an annual fee to a management company….

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What is the executor’s year and what does it mean for a contested probate case?

Posted on August 16, 2021, by Jodie Walmsley

Jodie Walmsley, Litigation Executive in Coodes Solicitors’ Personal Disputes team, explains how the executor’s year can impact on inheritance claims….

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