Updated rules for insolvent football clubs

Annabel Whittaker discusses regulations that apply to insolvent football clubs, which will come into effect from 8 August following their recent amendment by The Football League.

Retention of Title contracts

We explain in more detail the area of law called “Retention of Title” (or keeping ownership of materials and equipment, when delivered, until they are paid for).

Women challenge divorce settlements

Katie Beal comments on two recent divorce settlements, which have seen both women involved appeal to have their settlements overturned in the Supreme Court.

Overage - a way for buyers and sellers of property to get a better deal

Overage is something the Commercial Property Team has come across fairly frequently in the recent months. This may be a sign that, although the market improving, people are doing deals with a bit more of a twist to make the offering more attractive.

Lifetime maintenance payments after divorce

A recent family law case has emphasised that the courts can exercise discretion when determining how long maintenance payments should last for.

Fraser Brown work with new McDonalds in Nottingham

Eighty new jobs have been created at a new McDonald's restaurant opening in Clifton next week.

Corporate update

The first half of 2015 has been healthy so far in terms of corporate transactions and deal activity at Fraser Brown.

Fraser Brown expand corporate team

The corporate team at Fraser Brown has continued to expand, with the addition of a new solicitor. This follows on from the recruitment of a partner and newly qualified solicitor to the department last year.

Fraser Brown sponsor art competition

Nottingham law firm Fraser Brown is supporting Nottingham Society of Artists by sponsoring their Annual Showcase Exhibition.

No presumption in favour of natural parent

A recent case in the family court has highlighted the issues of presumption in favour of a natural parent being a child’s primary carer.

Financial settlement and the importance of a clean break

Many people going through divorce mistakenly believe that once Decree Absolute (the final decree dissolving the marriage) is granted by the Court that all financial ties automatically come to an end.

Costs against Claimant - the Tribunal gets tough

Historically the Employment Tribunal has been reluctant to make costs awards. However, in the case of Chadburn v Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Anor, the EAT upheld a decision to award £10,000 of costs against the Claimant.

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