September 2020 - Larcomes

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Interview with Chloe Evans – Chartered Legal Executive in our Private Client Team

September 28, 2020 1:42 pm

Chloe Evans is a chartered legal executive in our private client team at Larcomes, assisting and advising clients in all aspects of Private Client Law, including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Deputyship application and administration of estates. She has established a rapport with local care homes and authorities to ensure that clients are given the best care and professional support. Chloe enjoys meeting new clients and has always focused on providing them with support, guidance and practical legal solutions. We caught up with her to...
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COVID-19: Force Majeure and Frustration of Contract

September 21, 2020 10:52 am

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus has continued to impact on many businesses and that of  day to day life, and whilst we have started to see some return to normal, the Government is still introducing restrictions and regulations (as set out in the Coronavirus Act 2020) on an ad-hoc basis which could cause disruption to many businesses’ ability to perform their contractual obligations. In this instance, some businesses may look to rely on a force majeure clause to excuse parties from performing their obligations or from...
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Conveyancing Process – Frequently Asked Questions and Common Terms

September 14, 2020 8:38 am

Conveyancing Buying or selling a property and the conveyancing process involved is often complex for both buyer and seller and some of the information or unfamiliar legal terms can seem confusing if you have not heard of them before. Our Conveyancing FAQ aims to help you make sense of the conveyancing process and explains some of the common conveyancing legal terms. What does conveyancing mean? Conveyancing, in its most simple form, is the area of law that involves the preparation of documents necessary for the...
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Industrial Diseases and PPE – Your rights as an Employee

September 7, 2020 2:52 pm

  Personal Protective Equipment Whilst PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) has become more prevalent in the press recently due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, it has long been an established requirement for employers to provide PPE that is both suitable of the task in hand and that is also in good condition.  Most of the law in England and Wales regarding PPE can be found here, in the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992. In addition to providing the correct PPE, employers must also ensure that...
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New Online Lasting Power of Attorney Tool To Improve Service

September 2, 2020 12:53 pm

On the 17th July 2020, The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) launched a new digital service, called ‘Use a lasting power of attorney’ tool which will improve the process, making it easier for those acting as an attorney to contact organisations like banks and healthcare providers. The online tool is set to improve the speed with which they can make important decisions, such as those regarding the care of property of a loved one and will maintain safeguards to protect the elderly and vulnerable...
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