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06/07/2018

Planning permission quashed ... six years after grant

In a judgment which has raised many eyebrows across the planning sector, the Court decided that planning permission could be quashed six years after it was granted. Chloe Karamian, Partner in our Planning team, looks at the facts.

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06/07/2018

Don't fall into the pits of despair

Following a recent subsidence case in the North East, the Coal Authority has made it clear that developers can no longer rely on coal mining searches. Isabel Alderton-Sell of DMH Stallard’s Property Development Team looks at their guidance.

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02/07/2018

Beware the usefulness of social media

Social media is increasingly being used by employers to investigate misconduct as well as justifying disciplinary action. How far can employers go and what are the limits? Tony Hyams-Parish, Employment Partner at DMH Stallard, considers some practical and legal issues.

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27/06/2018

Saying no to mediation: a safe bet?

Mediation is an established part of the dispute resolution process in the UK and refusing to take part isn’t looked on favourably by the courts. Stuart Evans, Dispute Resolution Partner, looks at whether a client can justifiably say no to mediation – and what the consequences might be.

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25/06/2018

First prosecution and heavy fine for company director who falsified information

Abigail Owen, Corporate Partner at DMH Stallard LLP, provides a reminder for officers responsible for filing data and information to make sure that what they are about to file is correct and a true reflection of the situation.

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25/06/2018

Joint Ventures: laying the foundations

A joint venture represents both a monetary and personal investment in a business relationship that could provide access to resources, capacity, technical expertise and new distribution channels. Abigail Owen, Corporate Partner, highlights some of the questions you need to ask – and answer – before proceeding.

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21/06/2018

One small step for grandparents?

Will a proposed amendment to the Children Act effectively bestow grandparents with the right to have contact with their grandchildren following a family breakdown?. Family Law Partner Nigel Winter considers the current situation and how grandparents can maintain contact.

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21/06/2018

No fault divorce - nine out of ten lawyers agree…on something!

Family Law Partner Nigel Winter looks at why, after 45 years, it's time for divorce law to change.

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