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Construction Law Update: NEC3 Compensation Events

Court decisions regarding contracts from the NEC suite are rare. This article by our expert Construction, Engineering & Projects solicitors covers a recent court decision which involved the assessment of compensation events under the NEC3 Professional Services Contract. Read the…

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Slater Heelis acts on major infrastructure deal

Leading Manchester law firm, Slater Heelis acted for the shareholder of Leigh-based specialist airport maintenance contractor Allied Infrastructure Management during the firm’s acquisition by national civil engineering firm, Colas Limited. Simon Wallwork, partner and head of corporate/ commercial at Slater…

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Is Ryan Giggs a genius?

Recent press reports suggest that Ryan Giggs intends to argue in his divorce proceedings that he made a ‘special contribution’ during his marriage to Stacey: a factor that in rare circumstances justifies the court splitting a couple’s assets in favour…

Chris Bishop of Slater Heelis (centre) with members of the SunSport Velo cycling team and coach Stuart Percival (far left)

Sunsport Velo: The Season So Far

We love cycling at Slater Heelis, and we’re extremely proud to be sponsoring local cycling team Sunport Velo this season. Sunsport have been having a brilliant season so far, consistently placing extremely well in their races, and are currently preparing…

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Trafford Law Society makes major donation to Skullfades Foundation

  A James Bond themed ‘Skyball’ raised a four-figure sum to support Manchester’s homeless community. The Trafford Law Society event saw lawyers from across South Manchester donate £1,200 to support the work of the Skullfades Foundation, a charity established by…

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Slater Heelis Launches Twiddlemuff Drive For Those With Dementia

The Private Client team at Slater Heelis are asking the crafty folk of Greater Manchester to get out their knitting needles to help those with dementia. We are collecting ‘Twiddlemuffs’, a colourful and engaging dementia aid which can be made…

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Government’s U Turn Over National Insurance Increase

The Government has announced that it has no plans to increase national insurance rates for the self-employed during its time in office. It was originally anticipated that class four NICS (contributions paid by the self-employed) would increase from 9% to…

Commercial Property team continues to expand

CAMILLA THORNBERRY, joins Slater Heelis as an Associate Solicitor from international law firm Trowers & Hamlins. She will work as part of the Commercial Property team, primarily focusing on residential development, and will be based in the firm’s Manchester city…

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Probate Fees Increase

The UK government has announced a significant change in the way probate fees work, moving from a flat fee of £155 through a solicitor or £215 by a member of the public for estates to a sliding scale based on…

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