The perils of DIY probate

An increasing number of executors choose to deal with an estate themselves when a close relative dies. But is this really a wise move, asks Alvin David, of our Wills and probate team… The reality is that probate is usually a complex process, even where the estate appears to be small and straightforward. If you take […]

Non-compete clauses: Ruling boost

A UK Supreme Court decision will give comfort to employers looking to enforce contractual clauses that restrict employees from leaving to work for their competitors, says our dispute resolution specialist John Lennon. So-called ‘non-compete clauses’ can be vital in preventing key staff from damaging a business immediately after they leave, for example by bringing a […]