What’s the difference between a lawyer and a barrister?
The legal system can seem like a very complex beast, and if you are looking to hire a legal professional it’s important to know exactly who you are dealing with. For instance, lawyers and barristers are often mistaken for one another, and while their roles are similar, this article will demonstrate a few of the …. Read More
How do I respond to an employment tribunal claim?
Employers should respond to employment tribunal claims against them within 28 days of receiving a letter from the Tribunal. While tribunals are less formal than courts, they do have specific procedures that have to be followed if a claim is lodged. Your initial response can have a big bearing on the success of your case. …. Read More
A simple guide to mediation in family law
When relationships breakdown it’s common for people to seek legal advice, which can often be costly, particularly if things turn nasty and there are children and financial assets involved. A less stressful way to resolve your issues is mediation. Satwinder Sahota from Sanders Witherspoon LLP explains the importance of a mediation-first approach to family law …. Read More
How can a solicitor help your family?
Disputes involving family relationships and children will often require legal assistance to ensure that each party is aware of their rights and that children are put first. Here are some of the key areas of family law. Lenore Rice from Wilson Nesbitt solicitors discusses some of the key ways that a qualified solicitor can help …. Read More
What to do if you crash your car?
After the accident Stop your car when you can (it is considered to be an offence if not done so). Turn off your engine. Switch your hazard lights on. Check if you or your passengers are injured.. If involved in a minor collision and no injuries were incurred, take note and record this, if in …. Read More