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Danny signs off as networking group chair after 15 years’ service

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A partner at a leading Warrington law firm has stepped down after 15 years at the helm of a local networking group.

Danny Hudson, partner and solicitor in the family law department at Watsons Solicitors, is leaving his role as chair of Warrington First, which holds events for businesses and professionals in the region.

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Warrington solicitor urges business leaders to take up voluntary roles

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A partner at a leading Warrington law firm is urging business leaders to lend their expertise to organisations on a voluntary basis.

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Unreasonable behaviour still the most common reason for divorce, latest statistics reveal

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The number of marriages of opposite sex couples in England and Wales ending in divorce last year fell to the lowest level since 1973, according to latest statistics.

Figures just published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that divorces of opposite-sex couples dropped five per cent to 101,000 in 2017, meaning a total of 42% of marriages now end in divorce.

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Get your Will written free in exchange for donation to Warrington Wolves Foundation

Monday, November 12, 2018

Watsons Solicitors is to offer free Wills in exchange for a donation to the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation.

The leading Warrington law firm, which already partners with the Foundation, will provide the service the week commencing Monday 12 November 2018.

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Warrington solicitors supports local football club’s promotion push

Friday, November 2, 2018

A football club just three promotions away from playing in the football league has received a boost after scoring a new sponsorship deal with a leading Warrington law firm.

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Divorce and other family court proceedings taking longer to resolve, warns family law expert

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

People petitioning for divorce should brace themselves for a longer period of delay in proceedings, as the length of time it takes courts to process them is increasing, a family law expert in Warrington has warned.

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Cheshire divorce lawyer welcomes plans to overhaul divorce laws

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Divorce solicitors in Warrington, Cheshire

When things go wrong in a marriage, the consequences can be far-reaching and emotionally damaging for both parties.

Divorce can currently only be granted without a spouse’s consent if they have lived apart for five years, or if the marriage has broken down due to adultery, unreasonable behaviour, or desertion. Even if separation is mutual, couples must live apart for a minimum of two years before divorcing (these are known as the ‘five facts’).

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Warrington employment solicitor says employers can breathe a sigh of relief on issue of National Minimum Wage – at least for now.

Friday, August 10, 2018

A Cheshire employment lawyer has said that a court decision on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will come as welcome news to many employers, following an important Court of Appeal ruling.

The case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake concerned whether workers who ‘sleep-in’ (i.e. they are contractually obliged to spend the night at or near the workplace on the basis that they are expected to sleep for most or all of the period, but may be woken to undertake some specific activity) were entitled to be paid the NMW for the hours they slept.

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Cheshire employment law firm offers advice for employers on sexual harassment

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A leading Warrington employment lawyer is urging employers to ensure that effective measures are in place to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

The call comes after the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) released a report, Turning the tables: ending sexual harassment at work, which identified that employers are not doing enough to protect their employees from sexual harassment.

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Do I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging?

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

A top Warrington conveyancing solicitor has offered tips and advice to the thousands of people who remortgage each week.

Whether remortgaging to move to another lender to take advantage of a lower interest rate, or to raise money for another property, engaging a trusted property law firm is crucial.

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