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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 ...

Stamp Duty is on Vacation

Daveena Seepaul is Head of Residential Property. Stamp Duty is on Vacation 2020 has been a difficult year for many people, having been subjected to the effects of COVID 19. There was ...

The Legal 500

Edwards Duthie Shamash are recognised in the Legal 500.

Lock, Stock and a Driving Ban

The film Director Guy Ritchie, of Lock, Stock and Smoking Barrels fame, made the news recently for all the wrong reasons when he was disqualified from driving for 6 months under what is known as ...

What is a Yuzu Order?

Yuzu Hair & Beauty Limited v Selvathiraviam [2019] EWHC 772 (Ch) Zacaroli J sitting in the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice granted a dissolved company which had been struck off the ...

Struggling with Relationship Problems?

If you have decided to separate and are looking at the best way of resolving issues regarding your finances and/or how you spend time with your children then mediation provides a cost effective way ...

Family Mediation in South London

Edwards Duthie Shamash are very pleased to announce the launch of their South London family mediation service from their offices in Waterloo. Servicing a geographical gap in Mediation Services Between 8.8 and 9.3 million ...

Coronavirus and the law – part 2

The uncertainties concerning the law regulating behaviour during the Coronavirus epidemic continues.  Recent events have demonstrated variations by the legislatures in different parts of the UK, reflecting the independence of the Devolved Parliaments. These ...

Arkin v Marshall – Court of Appeal Judgment

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in Arkin v Marshall which was a challenge to the lawfulness of the Practice Direction staying residential possession proceedings for 90 days during the Covid-19 pandemic.  James ...

How does Mediation work?

Mediation is becoming more familiar to many people as it has become a key part of the family justice system over the last 10 years. The aim of the Mediation Team at Edwards Duthie ...

Extending or building a property – part 3

View Part 1 | View Part 2 Part III - Utility Routes, Party Wall Awards, Rights of Light, Environmental Issues and Project Managers Whether you are simply extending your existing property or constructing a ...

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