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National Road Victim Month

August Marks National Road Victim Month

Posted on August 06, 2020

Organised by RoadPeace, National Road Victim Month marks a month of remembrance for victims of road crashes and raises awareness of the importance of road safety.

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Video Witnessed Wills

Legal Update: Wills Can Now Be Witnessed Online

Posted on August 05, 2020

The Government updated guidance on the creation of Wills as a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, by introducing legislation to allow people to use video-conferencing technology to witness a Will. How will this affect the way Wills are made? 

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Returning to Work after Lockdown

Release of Lockdown and Returning Employees to the Workplace

Posted on August 04, 2020

Following changes in Government guidance, more employers are asking staff to come back to the workplace. But what are your obligations as an employer if staff are reluctant or unwilling to return?

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Impact of COVID-19 on Divorce

Coming out of COVID-19: What This Means for You

Posted on July 29, 2020

Our Family Law Solicitor, Farah Naz, assesses how COVID-19 has impacted family relationships – specifically marriages – and how Jefferies can help you through this tough time.

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Ban on Evictions post COVID-19

An Extension of the Ban on Evictions – What Does This Mean for Landlords?

Posted on June 25, 2020

Due to the impact of Coronavirus, landlords have to give increased notice when serving possession notices upon residential tenants, with the ban on evictions now extended until 23 August. Victoria Scott assesses what this means for landlords here.

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Moving Home Now Allowed – Key Advice

Posted on May 14, 2020

Whilst we haven’t stopped, the property market is now back up and running and we are here to help. Get in touch if you would like to discuss any matters with our team.

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Accidents at work

Case Study: Accidents at Work – Finger Amputation

Posted on May 13, 2020

Jefferies Essex LLP recently acted for a client who sustained a crushing injury to his left-hand index finger during the course of his employment. Find out how we helped our client here.

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Accidents working from home

Who is Responsible for an Accident Whilst Working From Home?

Posted on May 13, 2020

With the number of people remote working has grown significantly in recent years, who is responsible if you have an accident whilst working from home? Learn more here.

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Can I contest a Will

Can I Contest a Will? Expert Advice

Posted on May 13, 2020

Most people write a Will to ensure they have control over who inherits their Estate when they pass away. However, some may disagree and wish to contest it. Read the most common reasons here.

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