The Northern Law Awards provides a very valuable annual staging post at which the North East’s legal professionals can assess the progress that their practice has made over the preceding 12 months. For Hay & Kilner Law Firm, the recognition we’ve enjoyed this year is a reflection of the way in which we’re increasing our […]
FAIR TO DISMISS A ‘CLEAN’ EMPLOYEE FOR MISCONDUCT? An employee with 15 years’ service and a ‘clean’ disciplinary record was dismissed for committing a series of acts of misconduct even though he didn’t commit a single act of gross misconduct. The court held that the employee could still be fairly dismissed as when the acts […]
The First-tier Property Tribunal has made a ruling in a case dealing with the issue of who should pay for the cost of replacing cladding on a Croydon block of flats. The case (FirstPort Property Services Limited -v- The Various Long Leaseholders of Citiscape (LON/00AH/LSC/2017/0435)) is expected to be significant as a raft of similar […]
Our specialist Commercial Property Team has been officially named as the best in the business. We were chosen as the winner of the Property (Commercial) category in the 2018 Northern Law Awards, which were presented at a gala dinner hosted at the Gateshead Hilton Hotel by comedian and radio presenter, Alfie Joey. The Awards are […]
The Government has announced plans to tackle unfair leaseholder arrangements, so it’s worth understanding the difference between freehold and leasehold property. Over the past twenty years there has been a big increase in the number of houses being sold by developers on a leasehold basis. These sales have seen ground rents being set at much […]
North East employment law expert, Sarah Hall, advises regional firms to keep their eye on the ball during the World Cup - or risk things 'kicking off' with their staff.