We wish you a Merry Christmas, and a litigation free New Year…..
Office Christmas parties have a habit of keeping Employment Tribunals busy well into the New Year. One recent case, for example, involving an employee spotted entering a colleague&...
Right to Buy extends to Buildings not used as a home
A recent case confirms that for the purposes of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967, which gives tenants of let houses the right to buy them in appropriate circumstances, a ‘house&...
Melissa Markham’s specialist qualification will help divorcing and separating couples
Melissa Markham has been awarded a qualification that assists clients in settling issues arising from a relationship breakdown in a less confrontational manner. Melissa is just one...
Courts give green light for pre-nuptial agreements
Judges in England and Wales have wide-reaching powers when it comes to deciding divorce financial settlements and in consequence the outcome can be difficult to predict. A pre-nupt...
Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year
The partners and staff at Gullands Solicitors wish all its clients and friends a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Gullands has acted for Kent Wildlife Trust for o...
Beneficiaries and special circumstances
A beneficiary of an estate is only permitted to bring an action on behalf of the estate (a derivative action) where special circumstances exist. In a long-running case, Mark Robert...
Gullands’ online Employment Policies: Update October 2010
We have updated our online Equal Opportunities and Anti Harassment and Bullying Policies to take into account changes brought in by the Equality Act which came into force on 1 Octo...
Gullands take to the stage
Partners and staff at Gullands are taking to the stage and supporting the autumn season of performances at the E. M. Forster Theatre at Tonbridge School. The season offers so...
Helping hand for Morgan’s rowing success
Gullands is supporting one of Maidstone’s brightest hopes for future sporting success, Morgan Hellen, one of Britain’s highest ranking junior rowers. Morgan is current...
When is a mobile phone not a mobile phone? When it is a Dictaphone?
This joke may not be as funny as Jimmy Carr’s stand-up routine, but it allowed the comedian to escape a fine when he appeared before Harrow Magistrates’ Court after pol...