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The Latest posts (Page 2 of 15) by Rocket Lawyer UK's blog, Everyday Law UK

Care costs and the impact on inheritance

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The continuing roll-out of inheritance tax reforms is lessening many people’s concerns about their family’s inheritance being eaten into by the demands of the taxman. The impact of care costs, […]

There’s no such thing as robot lawyers

There's no such thing as robot lawyers

Recently I took part in the Legal Debate Series at Thomson Reuters on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in law. The motion was that Artificial Intelligence will fail to have […]

Seed funding – the deal with Term sheets


“Shall I compare thee investor to a summer’s day?” “How very romanticised!” I hear you cry, but if you think about it, the relationship between a start-up and an investor […]

3 steps to comply with new company law: PSC


If you are a company owner, or setting up a new company, you may be subject to new company law legislation that requires companies to have a Register of People […]

Brexit – what’s next for employment law?

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Will workers’ rights be eroded as ‘remainers’ allege, or will the UK be free to make and enforce its own employment laws without EU interference? How else will the decision for […]

Periodical Payments and Mortgage Applications following Divorce

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Many people who have been through a divorce are now receiving a significant proportion or all of their income from periodical payments either in the form of spousal maintenance and/or […]

International trade marks and the REAL Madrid

International trademarks

What do Cristiano Ronaldo and international trade mark registration have in common? The real Madrid For brand owners looking to register their trade mark rights in multiple jurisdictions, the Madrid […]

How to sort out your finances during divorce

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As we’ve heard over the last week, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are to divorce. Heard has cited irreconcilable differences for the split, and may be entitled to at least […]

5 reasons to say “I do” to the prenup

5 reasons to say I do to a prenup

In March 2015, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (as she was known back then) made headlines, after her whirlwind marriage to Jean Bernard came to a steady halt after nineteen months. The split […]

Child custody – Making arrangements for children after divorce

Child custody

If you’re getting divorced or separating from a long term partner, the impact upon any children is often the most complicated and sensitive issue. Many questions surrounding child custody will […]

What are trade mark classes and why are they so important?

Trade mark classes

Every entrepreneur needs to think about trade marks when looking to invest in their branding, in particular, the ‘class(es)’ within which to register their trade mark. This is an area where people […]

Protect your brand – How to register your trade mark today!

Protect your brand

If you’re a start-up business, having a strong brand is vital. Now, we at Rocket Lawyer appreciate that with so many things to juggle (such as fine-tuning your product and […]