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  • Better Together

    04 November 2014

    A Will is probably the most influential document most of us will make: it can govern everything we own and, in writing one, we get to make far reaching decisions about what happens on our deaths. Perhaps, more significantly, we also get to choose who will deal with everything when we are gone.…

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  • The Myth of Common Law Marriage

    04 November 2014

    The phrase ‘common law husband/wife’ is frequently used but common law marriage has not existed in England and Wales since 1753. If you are living with someone without being married, no matter how long you have been living as “husband and wife”, you might think you have similar rights to married couples if the relationship breaks down or one of you dies, but you would be wrong.…

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  • Partnering up to get going

    04 November 2014

    One of the major challenges when starting a business is deciding what form your business union should take. There are various structures: sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnerships, company etc. and each can be great for you. That said, there is not a single model that is truly ‘one size fits all’ and you will need to consider what works in the circumstances…

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  • Trade Marks - Asset or Liability?

    04 November 2014

    ​When you have an idea that spirals into a commercial or charitable venture, your initial reaction may be to protect your intellectual property in that idea. This may be a patent or a design but in almost every case, you are well advised to consider a trade mark.…

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  • A guide to buying property with someone else

    30 October 2014

    Buying property with someone else has many advantages and is of course common with couples, whether married or not. Read our guide on buying property with someone else, which should help you identify which option is best suited for you. …

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  • The Review - Autumn 2014

    30 October 2014

    The Review is a quarterly newsletter, keeping you up to date with legal issues affecting you and your family. Read this issue for articles and guides on the following topics: Wills, common law marriage, buying property with someone, trade marks, business partnerships and student lettings. Written by our solicitors, for you.…

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  • A Parent's Guide to Student Lettings

    08 October 2014

    If you have a child living away at University or College, you may have put them up in student accommodation. Be sure to read our short, handy guide to make sure you and your child's interests are protected during and after the tenancy.…

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  • Who ate all the candy?

    07 October 2014

    ​Barlow Robbins’ Laurie Heizler and Luke Maunder review the aggressive enforcement of trademarks in regards to the public outcry over Candy Crush Saga’s mark application.…

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