News

Unwanted Subletting...

27 Feb 2020

You may have seen a recent article in the press about a horrified landlord spotting their rented property advertised on Booking.com as a holiday let. Gary Leverett from our Litigation department looks at how landlords can prevent this happening in the first place - and what to do if an unwanted sublet takes place...

Legal rights of cohabiting couples

07 Feb 2020

Associate Sophie Smith discusses how the legal rights of cohabiting couples are very different to those of couples who are married or in a civil partnership. 

Dedicated Court of Protection team

31 Jan 2020

We have set up a dedicated Court of Protection team.

Headed up by partner Damian Short (head of our litigation department) with private client lawyer, Paige George, this new team will guide clients through the tricky process of applying for a Deputyship Order at what is often a stressful and emotional time.

Increase in statutory legacy

28 Jan 2020

Associate Claire Nelson explains why changes to the statutory legacy don't negate the need to make a Will...

 

Employment law changes

24 Jan 2020

Changes to some aspects of employment law are due to take effect from 6th April 2020.  Employment lawyer Natalie Peacock summarises the changes affecting contracts of employment, pay, tax and agency workers.  
 

Changes to Written Statement of Particulars

Why estate planning is for everyone

21 Jan 2020

Michelle Collins, head of our Wills department, explains why most of us have an 'estate' - and why 'estate planning' is so vital.

An Electric Shock for Landlords

16 Jan 2020

Our Senior Solicitor, Gary Leverett, warns landlords about the impending Electrical Safety Standard Regulations...

Cozens-Hardy spearheads bid to speed up divorce settlements

14 Jan 2020

Jane Anderson, head of our Family department, is pleased to announce that the firm is part of a new online scheme that aims to speed up divorce settlements.

Overview of our employment law services

21 Nov 2019

Nearly every aspect of an employer/employee relationship is regulated in some way. It is therefore very important to ensure that both employers and employees are complying with the law. As part of Cozens-Hardy’s business support services, we are able to offer assistance with your employment needs in both contentious and non-contentious matters, in particular:

Contracts of Employment

Party Walls

19 Nov 2019

Chloe Edwards, Trainee Solicitor, explains why 'party' walls aren't always worth celebrating... 

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