22 Dec

Public sector workers’ requirement to be proficient in English

From September onwards, it will be a legal requirement for every public sector worker whose role entails facing the public to speak fluent English. The

14 Dec

Christmas Quiz

Hanne & Co hosted their annual charity event on 8th December 2015 to raise money for our ‘Charity of the Year’, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind.

26 Nov

Brussels IV – Impact of New Succession Law on persons domiciled in England and Wales

European Succession Regulation No.650/2012 (known as Brussels IV) came into force on 17 August 2015 and attempts to harmonise the approach to succession across the

23 Nov

Caroline Little appointed as an honorary lifetime vice president of the ALC

We are delighted to announce that Caroline Little, a consultant in our care department, has been appointed as an honorary lifetime vice president of the

14 Oct

Rights of Women Annual Conference

Rights of Women held their Annual Conference on 8 October 2015. The conference was attended by professionals across the country who work to assist victims

21 Sep

Hanne & Co are moving……..

We are excited to announce that from Monday 28th September we will have moved premises from our current address in Clapham Junction to two prestigious

03 Sep

Charity of 2015-2016 – Wandsworth & Westiminster Mind

The Hanne & Co Charity Committee are delighted to announce that the Hanne & Co staff nominated charity for 2015-2016 is Wandsworth & Westminster Mind!

26 Aug

Travel to South Africa with Children

Recent changes (from 1 June 2015) have made travel to South Africa more complicated if you travel with minor children. The rules now require that

27 Jul

Employment Tribunals – Fees and the Qualifying period for unfair dismissal

Issue fees and hearing fees: single claimants The issue fee payable by a single claimant is: • Type A claim: £160. • Type B claim:

08 Jul

Charity of 2015-2016 – Wandsworth & Westminster Mind

The Hanne & Co Charity Committee are delighted to announce that the Hanne & Co staff nominated charity for 2015-2016 is Wandsworth & Westminster Mind!

08 Jul

Law Society exclusive performance of new play: “the Invisible” at Bush Theatre

At the Bush Theatre in London “The Invisible” is currently showing. This brilliant and heart-wrenching play was written by the award-winning writer, Rebecca Lenkiewicz, and

22 May

London Legal Walk 2015

Hanne & Co’s team of trainees and paralegals were delighted to take part in Monday’s London Legal Walk, which has already raised over £600,000 for

24 Apr

Vote for Justice

Members of Hanne & Co’s Criminal Department yesterday joined hundreds of solicitors and barristers at a Vote for Justice rally in Westminster Central Hall, London.

23 Apr

End of Fundraising Year – Ace of Clubs

April marks the end of another exciting and busy fundraising year for Hanne & Co. Our nominated charity for 2014-2015 was Ace of Clubs, a

21 Apr

JLD Conference 2015

This year’s annual Junior Lawyers Division Conference was held on Saturday 18th April at the Law Society. There was a mix of speeches, presentations and

14 Apr

Have you heard about Discretionary Trusts?

Parents of children with learning difficulties often share one concern: How can I provide for my child come the day when I am no longer

30 Mar

Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce

Spring was in the air at this month’s Wandsworth Chamber Big Breakfast held on 25th March in the fabulous Battersea Quarter Restaurant. The event was

27 Mar

Rights of Women – AGM

Sophia Raja, Trainee Solicitorat Hanne & Co, sits on the Legal Advisory Board for Rights of Women. She was asked to speak at the AGM

26 Mar

Freeman of the City of London and of the Scriveners Company

David Taylor one of the partners in the firm was today made a Freeman of the City of London and the Scriveners Company at a

19 Mar

Battersea Arts Centre – The Show Will Go On

It was with great sadness that we watched plumes of smoke coming from Battersea Arts Centre on the afternoon of 13 March 2015. As a

19 Mar

Leave no stone unturned- Vince v Wyatt [2015] UKSC 14

The Supreme Court judgment has caused quite a stir since it was handed down on the 11 March 2015. Contrary to what the media has

13 Mar

Cloud Computing: Service Levels Article 4 of 4

Probably the most important part of the cloud computing contract revolves around the service levels and any service credit financial mechanisms (which are often not

11 Mar

From our trainee in Brussels: a final round-up

Six months ago to the date, I started my secondment to the Joint Brussels Office of the UK Law Societies in Belgium. I was apprehensive

10 Mar

Cloud Computing: Related IP issues Article 3 of 4

It is oft misunderstood that cloud computing contracts by way of a SaaS set-up do not require any licensing arrangement because it can be seen

03 Mar

Law School Careers Day at The Law Society

My colleague Susanne Seaton and I were delighted to volunteer at the Law Schools Careers Day, a joint initiative hosted by The Law Society, Bar

02 Mar

What is Chancel Repair Liability?

Chancel Repair Liability (CRL) dates back to 15th Century. If a property is in a parish with a vicar of a medieval church then there

26 Feb

Mineral Rights

It was recently reported in the Telegraph Newspaper that Residents across England have started receiving letters from the Land Registry, informing them that the Church

16 Feb

Children of now deceased mother to be returned to father in Australia following High Court ruling

Two children who were brought by their mother from Australia to the UK will be returned to their father in Australia following a ruling of

11 Feb

Cloud Computing: Charging for SaaS Article 2 of 4

Pricing models for ongoing cloud computing services will typically follow one of two models as follows: 1. Periodic charging (monthly, quarterly or yearly): This is

05 Feb

Cloud Computing: About SaaS Article 1 of 4

Cloud computing contracts must not be confused with software licences because they are in fact service contracts that adopt a somewhat different commercial model. For

22 Jan

Marley Naturel – Can the Brand be Protected?

Bob Marley was one of the top 10 earning dead celebrities in 2014 according to Forbes magazine, raking in $20m from album and merchandise sales.

20 Jan

From our trainee solicitor in Brussels: New EU Rules to protect victim of domestic violence enter into force

New rules protecting victims of violence, especially those who have suffered domestic violence or stalking, entered into force on 11 January 2015. These new rules

13 Jan

Agile Contracts are empowering Business Development Projects

Just as the law has had to adapt more and more to constant changes in societal attitudes, with that, it has also had to adapt

13 Jan

Effective Networking: How to ‘Work the Room’

Unless you have been living under a rock you will have heard that networking is a vital skill for solicitors, who must invest time developing