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We have a changing range of activities across the firm, and with events as diverse as art exhibitions, key note speeches from leading economists and knife throwing motivational speakers – there’s always something interesting going on.



By Sandra Meakins

Pension rights for cohabiting partner

Sandra Meakins

The Supreme Court decision in the appeal by Denise Brewster is a victory for cohabiting women being able to claim their deceased partner’s pension in Northern Ireland, as they are able to do in England.

However, the rights …

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By Sanjay Soni

Who Owns Their Web Name?

You might think that you would have the right to stop your name being used in a web address without your consent. But you’d be wrong. Sanjay Soni, a solicitor specialising in commercial matters at Kidd Rapinet’s Slough office, comments: …

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By Clare Fleming

Wills and Planning for the Inevitable

Research just published underlines how ill-prepared most people are in terms of their end of life planning. Clare Fleming, a partner specialising in Wills and Probate matters at Kidd Rapinet’s Slough office comments: “As lawyers, we know how important it …

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By Elin Watkins

Need for Email Use Policy All Too Obvious

Elin Watkins

The recent case of two young lovers whose amorous emails to each other were mistakenly copied to the wider world emphasises all too clearly why firms need an email, internet and social media use policy for all members …

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By Philip Jackson

Director not liable to employee

Philip Jackson

Where a company being sued by an employee for damages for injuries sustained at work had no employers’ liability insurance and then went into liquidation, the employee could not bring a civil action against a director of that …

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