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Life after lockdown – growing your new creative project

During lockdown a number of readers got creative and almost overnight became entrepreneurs. Across the UK we have seen an increase in small companies producing home cooked food, jewelry made in bedrooms and individuals using their skills or natural charms to influence others online.

Wanstead Fringe interviews Bradley Wright

The tax holiday on stamp duty rates which was introduced in July 2020, this came to an end in England and Northern Ireland at the end in September. The big change this autumn is that Stamp Duty thresholds will return to the original rate as of 1st October 2021. There is some confusion as to what these rates are.

Wanstead Fringe 2021

Edwards Duthie Shamash continue to be proud sponsors of the Wanstead Fringe Event. The Wanstead Fringe is a community event held in September, with a range of cultural and artistic events. Wanstead Fringe ...

Autumn Property Activity

The tax holiday on stamp duty rates which was introduced in July 2020, this came to an end in England and Northern Ireland at the end in September. The big change this autumn is that Stamp Duty thresholds will return to the original rate as of 1st October 2021. There is some confusion as to what these rates are.

Business Interruption Insurance Claims

As we approach “business as usual”, what losses can you claim? A year has passed and the United Kingdom slowly starts to move forward with the easing of lockdown.  This is great news for ...

James Bowker featured in July’s LAG magazine

Article by: James Bowker Trainee Solicitor at Edwards Duthie Shamash. Breathing spaces and rent arrears - making the connections James Bowker, Simon Mullings and Miguel Sanchez reflect on joint working and how ...

On the Move? Read this first!

Conveyancing is the legal transfer of home ownership from the seller to the buyer. The conveyancing process begins when an offer on a house is accepted, and finishes when the keys are released.

Client acquitted of attempted murder

Client acquitted of attempted murder Edwards Duthie Shamash successfully represented a client charged with attempted murder and perverting the course of justice.  It was alleged that our client had deliberately run over another person ...

Official probe into 11 Downing Street refurbishment

Article by: Gerald Shamash Equity Partner at Edwards Duthie Shamash. Gerald heads up Edwards Duthie Shamash’s Parliamentary, Electoral and Media Law practice Refurbishment of Flat at 11 Downing Street London SW1 Edwards ...

Employment Law Update 6th April 2021

Key updates: Increase in statutory payments IR35 update Increase in Tribunal awards Furlough update Vaccination – can employers demand a jab for a job? Gender pay gap reporting Technology in the workplace Case law update ...

The importance of Lasting Power of Attorneys

Anna Orpwood Solicitor and Partner Your Content Goes Here Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story of her husband Derek’s year-long battle with Covid has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection ...

Uber Drivers – Supreme Court ruling

Uber Drivers deemed to be workers in recent Supreme Court ruling The Supreme Court has recently ruled that Uber drivers are entitled to be treated as workers as opposed to self-employed independent contractors. ...

DLA Conference – February 2021

DLA CONFERENCE - February 2021 - "Activist lawyers, discrimination and positive action" - 9 online sessions - BOOK NOW! All 9 sessions of the Conference will be provided with live captioning kindly sponsored by ...

Intestacy of Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack, the TV presenter, perhaps best known as the host of Love Island sadly died in February 2020. It has been reported that Caroline’s net state is worth just over £827,000 (£2,000,000 before ...

Witnessing of Wills go Digital

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lifestyles, the way we work and communicate and even the way we think about our future! This has meant more people are relying on digital services to get things ...

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