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Top 5 tips on choosing your company name

Top 5 tips on choosing your company name

You can’t use just any name when forming a company. This note identifies words that are prohibited by law or which require specific consent. It can be costly and time-consuming to put it right. Tip #1 Check whether the name is available. Companies House (“CH”) have a section on their website called Company name availability […]

Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Marriage comes not only with emotional attachment but also financial implications, and it is important to consider these before getting married. What is a Pre-Nuptial Agreement? Pre-Nuptial Agreements are entered into ahead of a marriage or civil partnership to illustrate what the parties intend to happen to their money and property if the relationship was […]

Blaser Mills Law support L’Etape UK Cycling Festival for the 4th year!

Blaser Mills Law support L’Etape UK Cycling Festival for the 4th year!

We are delighted to once again have been part of L’Etape UK Cycling Festival, which took place on Sunday 14th July. The annual cycling festival is established as one of the toughest sporting events in the UK. Thousands of people come together to tackle the regions grueling climbs, including the infamous Whiteleaf Hill and Wardrobes. […]

Quickdraw: the importance of acting fast in court proceedings

Quickdraw: the importance of acting fast in court proceedings

The case of 52-year-old Rosita Hendry, a Filipina widow who turned down a £73,000 settlement and left Court with nothing has made headline news.  Rosita and Michael Hendry met in the Philippines and married in 2003. They entered into a pre-nuptial agreement to protect Michael’s assets for his children. Rosita agreed that if she and […]

British Airways faces record breaking £183m fine for data breach

British Airways faces record breaking £183m fine for data breach

The ICO has issued one of its first “blockbuster” fines under GDPR for a data breach – British Airways has been fined a record £183 million after its website was hacked and the personal data of 500,000 customers was harvested. The breach was caused by “poor security arrangements” allowing customer information to be accessed. The […]

Can you keep a secret?

Can you keep a secret?

Non-disclosure agreements (“NDAs”), also known as confidentiality agreements, are currently a hot topic in the press. However, how effective are they in the real world? Imagine that: We Have Brilliant Ideas Ltd has made a ground-breaking discovery and wishes to engage the services of Party X to put together a business plan, or manufacture/develop a […]

Pensions on Divorce

Pensions on Divorce

Pensions are generally one of the largest assets to a marriage, following the family home, and consideration must be given by the courts as to how they should be dealt with upon a divorce. The way in which pensions have been treated upon a division of the matrimonial assets has changed in recent years and […]

Blaser Mills Law trainee has been awarded National 2 South, Player of the Season!

Blaser Mills Law trainee has been awarded National 2 South, Player of the Season!

Trainee Ben Henderson, who has been playing for Rams RFC for 5 seasons, took part in a record breaking year for himself and Rams RFC. The Rams ended the season winning the National 2 South league by 18 points and have been automatically promoted to National League 1, putting them in the third tier of […]