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Mental health first aiders
19
Mar
2019

One way in which employers can support their workforce when it comes to mental health is by introducing Mental Health First Aiders.

Speed and consumption claimsnditions
18
Mar
2019

A recent arbitration decision considered a good weather clause which included two descriptions of wave height, causing the charterers and the owners to take opposing views.

Matthew Barrow with Lester Aldridge's newly qualified solicitors.
14
Mar
2019

Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce six trainees have qualified as solicitors and also welcomes three new trainee solicitors.

International Women's Day 2019
8
Mar
2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, it’s a perfect time for organisations to reflect on the women in their workforce & ensuring equality.

Apprentices at Lester Aldridge
5
Mar
2019

Apprentices at full service law firm Lester Aldridge are celebrating National Apprenticeship week, which runs from 4th-8th March 2019.

Healthinvestor finalist 2019
5
Mar
2019

We are pleased to announce that Lester Aldridge has been shortlisted as a finalist in the HealthInvestor Awards 2019 for Legal advisors of the year – private.

Brexit Authorised Economic Operator
1
Mar
2019

With Brexit on the horizon, there is now a big push at Government level to encourage UK companies to apply for Authorised Economic Operator status.

developers
26
Feb
2019

Developers should be aware of the impact of knowingly breaching restrictive covenants after a strong message sent by the Court of Appeal. A recent decision could result in 13 units of social housing being torn down after they were constructed on land on which building was prohibited.

Charterers liability for cargo claims
19
Feb
2019

A recent London arbitration decision has looked at how a receiver’s claim for the diminution in the value of a cargo, which arose solely because of the delay by a ship caused by the owners of the vessel, should be interpreted against the backdrop of the Inter-Club Agreement (ICA) wording.

Sleep-in workers
18
Feb
2019

The care sector has been plunged back into uncertainty following the Supreme Court’s decision last week to allow an appeal against the Court of Appeal’s decision about sleep-in workers and minimum wage payments.