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News - 19 Feb 2016
asb law acts for The Old Kent Barn to complete transfer of assets and refinancing
The Corporate Finance team at asb law has acted for The Old Kent Barn Weddings partnership in the transfer of assets and refinance to facilitate the retirement of two of the partners. asb law also acted for HSBC on the financing of this transaction.... READ MORE
Article - 17 Feb 2016
Supreme Court judgment modernises International Family Law
The Supreme Court has modernised its treatment of separating families in its first child abduction case involving same-sex parents. The case concerned a child’s abduction to Pakistan by its British birth mother. The appeal made by the child’s non-biological mother has been allowed by the Supreme Court on the basis that the child remained ‘habitually resident’ in England when the application was made. Pakistan’s attitude towards same-sex relationships further meant that the case would not be legally recognised there, leaving the English Courts as the only forum to resolve the issue.... READ MORE
Article - 17 Feb 2016
Self assessment data protection toolkit
If you handle customer or client data, you need to ensure that you do so in line with your obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998. A new online self assessment toolkit can help you - read more here ...... READ MORE
Article - 12 Feb 2016
“Implementation Day” - Iranian Sanctions lifted
On 16 January 2016, also known as implementation day, all nuclear related economic and financial EU sanctions against Iran were lifted following verification by the International Atomic Energy Agency that Iran has met its requirements under The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – an agreement made between the USA, Iran, the European Union, China, France, Russia, Germany and the UK.... READ MORE
News - 11 Feb 2016
To have and to hold on to? Are pre-nuptial agreements ‘unromantic’ or a saviour from financial and emotional costs?
Are pre-nuptial agreements ‘unromantic’ or a saviour from financial and emotional costs?... READ MORE
News - 10 Feb 2016
Surrey Super Growth launches to recognise the county’s fastest growing companies
We have teamed up with Lloyds Bank and accountancy firm, RSM to create Surrey Super Growth – a definitive listing of the county’s best performing companies.... READ MORE
Article - 3 Feb 2016
New year, new beginnings?
Why is it that year on year, couples separate shortly after the Christmas holiday?... READ MORE
News - 3 Feb 2016
Alistair Maclean joins asb law consultancy service
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Alistair Maclean, the Football Association's former Group Legal Director and Company Secretary of eleven years... READ MORE
Knowledge guide - 28 Jan 2016
Family Law Information Pack
Download a detailed guide to our family law services... READ MORE
News - 25 Jan 2016
The Lawyer's Hot 100 list of 2016 names asb law's Andrew Clinton as one of the "best in the business"
asb law's Managing Partner, Andrew Clinton has been named as one of The Lawyer's Top 100 for 2016 - a list which gathers together the industry's "best in the business"... READ MORE
News - 21 Jan 2016
Kent Excellence in Business Awards 2016 now open for entries!
The Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA) 2016 are now open for entries. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate how your company has successfully overcome the challenges of the last 12 months... READ MORE
Article - 19 Jan 2016
‘I spy…’ how far can employers go when it comes to monitoring employee communications?
Last week The European Court of Human Rights’ (“ECtHR”) judgment in the case of Bărbulescu v Romania, where a Romanian engineer was fired for sending messages to his fianceé on his private Yahoo chats, confirmed that the monitoring of an employee’s personal communications was not a breach of his human rights (in particular Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (right to respect for private and family life, home and correspondence)).... READ MORE
News - 15 Jan 2016
Sussex and Kent-based asb law LLP has been shortlisted in the best leadership of innovation category in the 2016 Managing Partner Forum (MPF) Awards.
We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted in the best leadership of innovation category in the 2016 Managing Partner Forum (MPF) Awards.... READ MORE
Article - 8 Jan 2016
To marry or not to marry?
The latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics are showing some interesting changes and trends developing in how we are choosing to conduct our personal lives.... READ MORE
Article - 8 Jan 2016
What's in a name?
Twenty years ago a “Person At Risk” was an accepted term in the health and social care field used to describe an individual that was at risk of (or had experienced) exploitation or abuse. In March 2000 the Department of Health first issued “No Secrets” which was part of a transition to the use of Vulnerable Person in promoting multi agency responses to abuse. We are now migrating back towards Persons At Risk. So what is in a name?... READ MORE
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