Mike Fox, Slater Heelis, President of Altrincham and Sale Chamber of Commerce

Altrincham and Sale Chamber of Commerce installs new President

The Altrincham and Sale Chamber of Commerce has installed Mike Fox as their 107th President. The Chamber’s Patron, Mayor Cllr Jonathan Coup, carried out the ceremony at the New Year lunch at The Belmore, Sale on Friday 2 February. Mike…

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Slater Heelis Launch New Personal Injury Package for Cyclists

A Manchester law firm has launched a new personal injury service exclusively for cyclists. Slater Heelis will provide free legal expenses insurance to all cyclists who have suffered an injury through no fault of their own, to remove any of…

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Whistleblowing – in the public interest or of self-interest?

In Parson v Airplus International Ltd, Ms Parson (a qualified non-practising barrister) made a number of disclosures to her employer. She argued the disclosures qualified for protection and therefore her dismissal shortly after was automatically unfair for whistleblowing. The tribunal…

Child Maintenance Changes

Child maintenance can be a very complex area of family law. In recent years two separate schemes have been in operation to provide for a transition period. As of 31 December this year, the older scheme, administered by the CSA…

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How to deal with flammable cladding

Property litigator, Daniel Stern answers an important question in relation to cladding on properties post-Grenfell, as featured in The Sunday Times on 11th December 2017. Q. I’ve been trying to buy a two-year-old flat since June. Everything is in place…

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Top Tips for Avoiding a Christmas Catastrophe

1. Put your children first This goes without saying, but in the midst of all the festivities and last-minute shopping, it’s always worth reminding yourself that Christmas is a particularly special time of year for your children. Minimise conflict, don’t…

Slater Heelis Shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year

Slater Heelis has been revealed as a finalist in the Law Firm of the Year category in the region’s most prestigious property awards. Just three other firms have been included in the shortlist for the Insider NW Residential Property Awards,…

Was your toxicology test reliable?

Many will be aware of the recently reported allegations of data manipulation in criminal proceedings where toxicology testing has been used[1]. The allegations relate to testing carried out to detect the presence of drugs or alcohol in hair, blood or…