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2019 Family Open Days

Divorce/Separation - Options and cost  How do we resolve finances and child arrangements? Wills – what are the benefits of having them? Powers of Attorney – what are they and why make them? Why not join us between 10am-3pm on one of our open days for a free and confidential discussion with a specialist Lawyer [...]

The ‘Gay Cake’ case – the impact of a cake on equality law

The recent Supreme Court case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd [2018] has ended with a Judgment that has left some people, quite rightly, scratching their heads in confusion as to what is and isn’t discrimination under the law. A gay man with links to an LGBT+ community group, ordered a cake from Ashers [...]

Breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – When should I report it?

Breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – when should I report it? In recent months there have been a number of high profile breaches with respect to data protection laws, including Yahoo! UK Services Limited who were fined £250,000, Gloucestershire Police who were fined £80,000, Dixons Carphone and British Airways. Dixons Carphone and [...]

Why Use the Services of a Solicitor when Someone has Died?

It is always a sad and difficult time when someone passes away and the legal issues that arise following a death can often be complex. Engaging the services of a solicitor means that you can be confident in receiving accurate and useful advice from a qualified, trained and regulated legal professional. At Edmondson Hall Solicitors [...]

Difficult to Divorce?

The case of Owens v Owens was considered recently by the Supreme Court who rejected Mrs Owens appeal against a decision to deny her a divorce based on unreasonable behaviour. Mrs Owens is 68; her husband 80. They have been married for 40 years. She applied for a divorce in 2015 based on her husband’s [...]

Employment Law Update – Important Issues Arising from the Pimlico Plumbers case.

The Supreme Court has recently held that a Plumber, who actually worked under a contract describing him as an “Independent Contractor” was, in fact, a worker and therefore was entitled to certain rights as if he was on the staff. This could have major implications for many businesses. In this case, the Court examined the [...]

Newmarket Business Day 2018

Friday 18th May saw EH line up alongside fellow sponsors Chemtest, Moyes Investments, Pegasus Profiles and Federation of Bloodstock Agents for the 2018 Newmarket Business Day at The Rowley Mile. Eighty guests enjoyed a two course lunch in the Guineas Suite prior to an afternoon of racing packed with exciting finishes and long-odds winners, including [...]

Mark Edmondson attends West Suffolk Conservative association annual dinner.

    The Right Honourable Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport                                                                                The Right Honourable Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department      

LAW FIRMS ANNOUNCE MERGER TALKS

Newmarket’s largest firm of Solicitors and leading Bloodstock practice, Edmondson Hall, have announced that they are in preparatory talks with Newmarket’s oldest firm of Solicitors and renowned private client firm, Rustons & Lloyd, over a possible amalgamation later in the year. Edmondson Hall’s Chief Executive, Mark Edmondson said “the talks are at an early stage, [...]

WHY USE A SOLICITOR TO MAKE LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY?

The New Year is often a time at which we all contemplate our futures and there is no better time to “put our affairs in order”. In the second of two articles, Stephen Roberts offers some food for thought… Lasting Powers of Attorney (‘LPAs’) are powerful legal documents that can give someone (‘attorneys’) considerable authority [...]