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Wills for War Heroes

Slater Heelis are proud to announce we are offering a free will writing service for local veterans to commemorate 100 years since Armistice Day. Our team of dedicated will writing solicitors is throwing open its doors to war veterans from across…

Allocating risk under Building Contracts

Parties to a building contract are required to deal with a variety of risks that may affect them during a construction project. Some risks are common to most building projects but others may be project specific. It is imperative when…

Adjudication Cases Part 1 of 2018

This series of articles continues the reporting and review of cases on the enforcement of adjudicators’ awards begun in the Journal of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. 107473.001 SH Construction Case Booklet FIN[1] This document is available to be read…

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In Conversation with…. Paul Dennett, City Mayor of Salford

At our latest “In Conversation With” event we were joined by Paul Dennett, a working-class boy from Warrington who became Salford’s second directly elected City Mayor. Guests in attendance enjoyed an hour discussion and Q&A about Paul’s upbringing, where money…

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Don’t hang up your dancing shoes

At Slater Heelis, some of us have talents that extend far beyond a sharp grasp of the law. Take Phillip Rhodes, for example: our partner in the Family team – and WINNER of the Seashell Trust Strictly Come Dancing fundraiser!…

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The end of the ‘meal ticket’ for life?

The Court of Appeal’s decision in the case of Waggott v Waggott is a warning to any party who is considering appealing a decision relating to maintenance. This case highlights the risks associated with litigation and how appealing a court’s…

Gender Pay Gap Reporting deadline

It has been reported that more than 1500 companies have failed to report their gender pay gap figures in accordance with the deadline earlier this month. The Equalities and Human Rights Commission will now investigate these failures and could take…