Legal Hub

Legal Hub

Welcome to Pinney Talfourd’s Legal Hub - an area for frequently asked questions relating to the legal world. You might need advice about how to choose a divorce lawyer, when is the best time to draft up a Will, or how to start up a new business.

You might be trying to work out how to set up a trust for your children, or perhaps you’re in a situation where you think you have been unfairly dismissed from a position at work.

Our Legal Hub will hopefully make answering those questions much easier. Each one of our FAQs and legal updates has been written by a solicitor in our law firm in Essex, and they are on hand to tackle any further queries you may have.

If you do not see the question you need answering here, then please contact us using the form to the right; we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as we can.

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that enables a person to appoint someone (an Attorney) to help make decisions relating to a person's property and financial affairs in the event that person becomes unable make those decisions the...
Anyone who has made a Will knows that it needs to contain an appointment of at least one Executor. The role of an Executor is to administer your Estate when you pass away, wind up your general affairs and ultimately distribute your estate to the...
Settlement agreements are more and more widely utilised when settling disputes or grievances between employers and their employees. Settlement agreements can also be used to end the employment relationship, or after the employment relationship has en...
An employee can owe their employer money for a number of reasons – for example, if an employee has taken more holiday than they are entitled to, or if they have borrowed money from their employer. Even in cases where an employee has damaged property ...
A new Pre-Action Action Protocol for Debt Claims (the Debt Protocol) came into force on 1st October 2017. Subject to certain exceptions, the Protocol applies to any business, including sole traders and public bodies, claiming payment of a debt from a...
​ Referred to as "The Silent Killer", around 123,000 cases of sepsis are reported in England annually. Around 37,000 people die every year as a result of the condition. But what exactly is sepsis and the symptoms, who is most at risk, and how c...

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