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One of the first considerations in the risk analysis of a party intending to pursue a Claim against a debtor is whether or not that debtor has the means to pay the Judgment Debt and the costs of the Claimant…

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While the total number of claims was in excess of 218,000 (which was an 8% fall on the previous year but 4% up on 2008/2009 figures and over twice the number of claims lodged in 1998/1999), the figures include single…

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Walker Foster solicitors (Skipton, Ilkley, Silsden and Barnoldswick) and Turners solicitors (Cross Hills) have merged. Both are local and long established businesses. The firm provides legal services from five offices and is committed to delivering clients’ objectives with pragmatic legal…

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Walker Foster is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Hebden to work alongside Partner Alister Keighley in the Family Law Department.Liz, a former partner in Lancashire Law Firm, Harrison Drury & Co, is delighted to have ‘crossed the border’…

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"In the past 4 months, Keith Hardington of Walker Foster Solicitors has provided us with advice on the sale of one of our brands to a multinational healthcare company.

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Any employee whose employment started before 6th April 2012 will not lose their right to claim unfair dismissal and any employee with 11 months’ service on that day would have to wait only one month before he or she could…

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1. Limit of a week’s pay for calculating statutory redundancy payments and basic award for unfair dismissal increases from £400 to £430. 2. The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal increases from £68,400 to £72,300. 3. The minimum basic award…

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Will Aid clients were offered a basic Will and asked to make a donation instead of paying the firm’s usual fees. The money raised is shared by Actionaid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save the Children, SCIAF,…

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Liz Hebden has experienced many older Clients seeking legal advice after becoming disillusioned with their marriages once their children have flown the nest.  Dubbed ‘grey divorce’, the trend is attributed to a number of factors including:- • An increase in life…

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From 6 April those who have not served notice within thirty days will not be able to rely on a S21 notice (notice requiring possession) at all and will be exposed to a claim from the tenant for up to…

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