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Should pensions be gender neutral?

The State pension in the UK is now gender neutral – but is this a good thing?

Solicitors replaced as probates go online

February 7, 2019 | Latest Thinking, News, Private Clients

The UK’s Ministry of Justice (MOJ) recently announced that a new service will be introduced which allow access and application to probate online.

Can Patent Law keep up?

Legal experts warn that Patent Law is likely to fall behind the advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in times to come.

Probate fees set to Increase in 2019

January 31, 2019 | Latest Thinking, News, Private Clients

In April 2019, the UK Government will implement new increased probate fees upon the estates of the deceased, causing outrage nationwide.

Legal Update: Criminal Legal Aid Review Delayed

January 25, 2019 | Latest Thinking, News, Private Clients

The UK Government recently announced that the ongoing review on Criminal Legal Aid will not be ready until 2020.

Is ‘Judicial Review’ a beneficial procedure?

The use of ‘Judicial Review’ can be a powerful tool when used appropriately – so what exactly is it and is it beneficial?

Should the Domestic Violence Act be extended?

January 17, 2019 | Latest Thinking, News, Private Clients

The Domestic Violence Act 2018 came into effect in the Republic of Ireland a year ago, but should it extend to Northern Ireland also?

Employment law: Key dates for Spring 2019

What are the key dates for employment law reform this Spring 2019?

Services for legalisation of Abortion in Ireland Start

January 11, 2019 | Latest Thinking, News, Private Clients

Following from the legalisation of Abortions last year, Ireland has now begun putting practices into place as initiative of support.

What is a ‘Duty of Candour’?

Lawyers were recently reminded that a ‘duty of candour’ within litigation is of ‘paramount importance’ – so what exactly is this duty?

Civil Partnership Act 2004: What’s new?

What exactly are the latest changes to the Civil Partnership Act (CPA) 2004?

Landlords just got more tied with the Deregulation Act 2015

September 22, 2015 | Latest Thinking, News, Private Clients

The Deregulation Act 2015 (Deregulation Act) provides for some new limitations imposed on notices issued by virtue of section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 (Housing Act). The new legislation makes it harder for landlords to issue a Section 21 Notice, which means better protection for tenants. The relevant provisions from the Deregulation Act are

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Rahul Batra listed in Leader List 2015 by Citywealth Magazine as top UK Lawyer

Hudson McKenzie are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner, Rahul Batra has been included in the list of top UK lawyers published by Citywealth Magazine. Click here to view full listing. The Citywealth Leaders List is the indispensible best of the best online directory of wealth management professionals worldwide. This online resource provides a

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Cameron to stop 1.5 million European migrants living in the UK from voting in EU referendum

David Cameron is proposing barring the majority of EU citizens living in the UK from voting in the upcoming referendum on EU membership in accordance with a statement issued from Downing Street. Cameron is also to rule out allowing 16 and 17 year olds from voting – despite them being allowed to vote in last

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Hudson McKenzie recognised as a Legal 500 firm

The Legal 500 UK 2013 list has been published today and we are delighted to have been recognised for exceptional legal services we provide to our clients. We have been noted by the publication for our services offered in the area of Immigration Law as one of the best immigration lawyers in the UK. The Legal 500 is the leading legal research

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