Debunking myths about dying without a will (intestate)

Making a will is one of the most important things you can do for your loved ones. However, research from Royal London* found that 5.4 million adults in the UK do not have a will.

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Jason Pradhan

Paralegal Jason Pradhan joined RIAA Barker Gillette in October 2019 from law firm Rosling King LLP, where he worked as a litigation paralegal. Jason’s experience has so far focused on repossession claims. He has worked with many well-known UK Banks and Buildings Societies to enforce charges over properties, where the mortgagee was in default. At […]

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Lauren Cullen

Solicitor Lauren Cullen joined RIAA Barker Gillette in November 2019 from law firm Taylor Rose TTKW Limited where she completed her training contract and qualified as a solicitor. Having previously practised in both commercial and employment law, Lauren offers her clients a unique understanding of the integral relationship between employment law and the day-to-day running […]

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Why a Lasting Power of Attorney is a business essential

When estate planning and will drafting, business owners often overlook the impact it may have on their business affairs. James McMullan highlights the issues that business owners need to consider.

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Elena Marinich

Solicitor Elena Marinich joined RIAA Barker Gillette in October 2019 from Cavendish Legal Group. Elena specialises in commercial litigation and has acted for a variety of businesses, directors and shareholders from the Real Estate and the Life Sciences sectors. Elena offers her clients a detailed forensic approach, ensuring she has a comprehensive understanding of their […]

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Holiday pay ruling hit schools and colleges

A case heard by the Court of Appeal earlier this year will affect many in the education sector; holiday pay for workers, who only work part of the year and have no contractually set hours, should not be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

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Press release: Awakn

RIAA Barker Gillette’s commercial real estate, employment and corporate teams act for luxury wellness facility Awakn in the lease of its flagship gym at 1 Jubilee Place, Canary Wharf, which opened on 14 October 2019.

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The life stages of legacy planning

Record property values and family structures make inheritance planning a growing issue yet research shows that more than half of adults in the UK do not have a will in place, with the figure rising to almost 60% among parents.

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Reaching tipping point on gratuities

Restaurateurs and other hospitality sector businesses should not bank on Brexit delaying the Government’s plans for legislation designed to deal with tipping protocols.

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