News 2014

  • In the Dock with Wendy BeerIn the Dock with Wendy Beer

    Meet Wendy Beer, An experienced commercial property solicitor, Wendy’s previous position was with city law firm DWF LLP. Specialising in real estate, Wendy spent several years with Cobbetts LLP in Manchester where she developed her knowledge in landlord and tenant law, acting for a variety of clients ranging from individuals and small businesses to large blue chip companies.

  • In the Dock with Catherine Hylton

    Meet Catherine Hylton

    An associate director in the Commercial property team, We put her in the dock this month to answer our questions.

  • Marsden Rawsthorn Wins Animal Welfare PrecedentMarsden Rawsthorn Wins Animal Welfare Precedent

    Lancashire-based law firm, Marsden Rawsthorn has been instrumental in achieving a legal precedent that will safeguard the welfare of animals across England and Wales.

  • How far does the Employer's obligation to make reasonable adjustments extend?

    In Hainsworth v Ministry of Defense an employee brought a claim that her employer had failed to make a reaosnable adjustment on the basis that her daughter has Down's Syndrome.

    In arguing her case, she referred to the ECJ's decision in Coleman v Attridge Law that Articles 1 and 2 of the Directive require protection against associative discrimination in respect of direct disability discrimination and harassment.

     

  • Prompt, efficient and clear communication, helped provide a clear understanding of the issues and situation