Cryptocurrency and digital assets in estate administration

Technology has moved very quickly over the past few decades and continues to gather pace, changing the ways in which we live our lives in many different areas. Whether it’s sharing our lives, information and images on social media or using blockchain currencies, the digital landscape is an important part of many people’s day-to-day life. … Read more

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Employment non-competes look set to shrink

The Government plans to prune restrictions around non-compete clauses when employees leave to join a competitor or set up a rival business, according to a policy paper just published. Proposals in the smarter regulation to grow the economy policy paper include limiting the length of non-compete clauses to a maximum of three months.  Typically, such clauses are … Read more

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Estate Planning Tips: Social media and other digital accounts

Many of us have social media accounts on various platforms these days. They can be used in a number of ways, whether it’s for sharing photos or news with family and friends, keeping in touch through messaging apps or simply for finding entertaining content. However, very few people consider what might happen with their social … Read more

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Break Clauses in Leases – What do they do?

In leases, break clauses serve as crucial provisions that provide flexibility for both landlords and tenants. These clauses allow either party to terminate the lease before the expiration of the fixed term, subject to certain conditions and notice requirements. Break clauses are regulated by specific laws and have implications that both parties should carefully consider. … Read more

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Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) vs Court of Protection Deputyship Order

Whether this is something that you are considering for yourself or in relation to a family member or another loved one, it is essential to understand the differences between Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) and a Court of Protection Deputyship order. This can make a huge difference to the processes and decisions that can be … Read more

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Key Dates For Landlords

The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 came into force in Wales on the 1st of December 2022. It has placed various obligations on the landlord and below we list some of the key dates (not an extensive list): 1st June 2023 If a tenancy or licence existed before the 1st of December 2022 then all … Read more

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A Fresh Look at Flexibility

As life has slowly returned to reality following the events of the pandemic, many trends besides the making of banana bread have remained in demand. The pandemic forced many employers to get up to speed with technology and hybrid working arrangements. There is now a reluctance amongst employees to return to work in the office … Read more

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Former North Wales detective joins Gamlins Law

A former North Wales detective has been recruited by one of the region’s leading law firms. Tim Wynne Evans, who worked on cases including Wales’s worst serial killer Peter Moore, has joined Gamlins Law as a case worker and investigator. Tim will work with the firm’s Crime Department, assisting them with the preparation of defence … Read more

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Guardianship Clause

What is a Guardianship clause? A Guardianship Clause in your Will is very important if you have children under the age of 18 years old. This clause enables you to specifically name an individual/individuals to become a Guardian/s for your children if something were to happen to you. In the first instance, any person with … Read more

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