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We have added two sector experts to our marketing team as part of our ongoing commercial development strategy. Elaine Magnani and Jack Birks have joined our Newcastle-headquartered practice as our new Head of Business Development and Marketing, and Marketing Manager respectively. Elaine has over three decades’ marketing experience, working in senior positions for firms including […]
After new figures showed a sharp spike in the number of employment tribunal claims being lodged, North East business owners are being advised to take proactive steps to ensure they’re not the next ones to find themselves facing claims. That’s the response of Sarah Hall, partner in our employment law team here at Hay & […]
A thriving Northumberland gin distillery has been sharing its recipe for success with dozens of female members of the North East legal community. Around 45 members of the Women Lawyers Division North East (WLD) toured Hepple Gin’s distillery and grounds near Morpeth to find out more about the process behind the development of its bespoke […]
In life, some decisions are more important than others. The level of mental capacity required by a person to make a decision also reflects this and varies depending on the decision in question. A recent case heard in the Court of Protection focused on this when asked to looked at whether a man in his […]
A recent case serves as a stark reminder to farming families of the need for clear succession planning, and how promises made during lifetime can alter the way in which assets may pass on death. It is one of a growing trend of recent Court decisions which have resulted in farms being divided between family […]
We have further strengthened our private client team by bringing in experienced paralegal Emma Etherington. Emma has brought 15 years’ legal sector experience to us, having initial worked as a legal secretary before developing her career as a paralegal. Emma, who is from Newcastle, is now responsible for managing her own caseload, drafting legal papers […]
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