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Converting Commercial Property to Residential: How Easy Is It?

When the Government, in 2011, made the initial proposal to permit the conversion of commercial property to residential without the need for a full planning application, it got a mixed response to say the least. It is true that the need for housing is not looking as though it is going to be...

My Trainee Fact File

Trying to put two years worth of memories, highs, lows, experiences, pieces of advice and everything else in between into a short blog post is simply impossible. My training with Woodfines has been thoroughly enjoyable, eye-opening, at times challenging (well, it isn’t supposed to be a walk in the...

My final post as a trainee

I am now just weeks away from qualification! Obviously, I am very excited about this but also have a tiny bit of apprehension at losing my “trainee” security blanket… I think I may replace it with a “newly qualified” cloak (Superwoman style)! I will be staying in the Private Client department that...

The Dangers of Social Media in the Workplace

More than half of the population worldwide uses social media. Facebook is the most frequently used social media platform, with 1.49 billion active users recorded at the second quarter of 2015. However, Facebook is not universally popular with employers. Workers have been found responsible for bad-...

Clinical Negligence Solicitors in the Spotlight

Solicitors costs have recently been in the headlines again... nothing new there. This time clinical negligence solicitors are in the spotlight whose costs, the Department of Health says, are ‘disproportionate’. The suggested answer to this is to limit recoverable costs to fixed levels, applicable...

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