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Understanding NDAs: Key Considerations Relating to Non-Disclosure Agreements

- 30 January 2024

Starting a business, taking on a new role or entering a new partnership usually goes hand in hand with hopes and dreams but, as we at Redkite Solicitors understand, it also involves legal necessities and precautions. One instrument that plays a key role in this is the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). If you’re wondering “What is…
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Understanding the Benefits of Prenuptial Agreements in the UK

- 23 January 2024

Planning a wedding or deciding to enter a civil partnership is an exciting time in anyone’s life, and while there are so many decisions to make, discussing the need for a prenuptial agreement may not be at the top of the list. However, each partner must consider the benefits of signing one and the financial…
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Unwrapping Common Holiday Season Legal Issues

- 13 December 2023

As the holiday season approaches, for most of us, the need for legal advice is far from our mind, but sometimes problems can arise that have the potential to dampen the festive mood. From slip and fall accidents to traffic collisions, relationship break ups, disagreements about where the children should spend Christmas, or holiday pay…
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The Rise of ‘Inheritance Wars’ – The Importance of Making a Will

- 6 December 2023

Inheritance claims have been on the rise in England and Wales in recent years, with the Ministry of Justice reporting that the number of contested wills being heard at the High Court has reached an all-time high. In 2019, the High Court heard 188 such cases, a staggering increase of 47% from the previous year….
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Where there’s a will there’s a way

- 23 November 2023

Or where there’s a “Tenancy at Will” there’s a way. The case of Valley View Health Centre v NHS Property Services [2022] highlights why a commercial lease should be completed soon after the parties commence negotiations and the parties should put in place a temporary Tenancy at Will if negotiations become protracted, so that the…
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Dame Sue Carr – Defining Success for Women in Law

- 22 November 2023

Redkite – An example to be followed? Dame Sue Carr Dame Sue Carr is the first woman in history to hold the office of Lord Chief Justice. Dame Carr was sworn into the post with effect from 1st October 2023.  There are long standing and established laws relating to both equality and diversity in England…
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What is Hybrid Working?

- 22 November 2023

Hybrid working is a model that supports a blended approach to in-office working and working from home. When implemented effectively, it provides the necessary resources and flexibility for workers to operate autonomously in a way they feel most productive. The hybrid working approach surged in popularity following the transition from lockdown measures to office-based working….
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