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February 2022

Why should you hire a Contract Lawyer?

Commercial contracts are a major part of the business world, with contractual business relationships affecting every part of a company’s operations; from employees, suppliers, and business partners, to investors, customers, and landlord. In fact, according to PWC consultancy, the average number of contracts per organisation is 20,000 to 40,000 with a majority of all...

January 2022

What is a Settlement Agreement?

A settlement agreement is a legally binding agreement made between an employer and employee usually when the employees’ employment is being terminated.  Settlement agreements set out each party’s legal position regarding key areas such as compensation, confidentiality, post-termination restrictions, references and more. If an employee signs a settlement agreement they are giving up their...

Automatic Unfair Dismissal Claims

Automatic Unfair Dismissal claims If you have been dismissed from work and have been working there for a period of less than 2 years, you are generally unable to pursue a claim for unfair dismissal. However, it is possible that you may be able to pursue a claim for automatic unfair dismissal. At Adam...

December 2021

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement and why you may need one?

At London-based Adam Bernard Solicitors, we care about legal education; therefore, we created a blog post all about non-disclosure agreements; what they are, what they include and how you may need them. Some of you may have heard of non-disclosure agreements from discussions about celebrities and big corporations. For example, it is a well-known fact...

Elements of Unfair Dismissal

Do I have an Unfair Dismissal claim? At Adam Bernard Solicitors, our employment law experts are commonly instructed for unfair dismissal claims. Unfair dismissals occur regularly, and it is essential that all employees understand their rights during dismissal and whether they qualify to pursue an Employment Tribunal Claim for Unfair Dismissal. Understanding your employment rights...

October 2021

Our Legal Checklist for Entering a New Business Partnership

There are many benefits to entering a new business venture with a partner, including the combining of expertise, as well as the larger pool of resources to be invested within the business. These advantages allow business owners to expand commercially and reap higher monetary rewards. After considering these factors, it is obvious why it...

July 2021

The High Potential Individual Visa

By 2035, the government wants the UK to be the "go to" worldwide hub for innovation, according to the Innovation Strategy. There are 3 pillars of the innovation strategy to achieve the goal of levelling up the UK economy which are new technology, customer collaboration and strategic partnerships. The creation of a ‘High Potential Individual...

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