Neves News and Articles

Keep up to date with our articles written by our solicitors on the latest developments in law and what's happening at Neves.

You can also watch our "In Just a Minute" series of videos, which cover a legal topic in one minute.

Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMs)

What is a MIAM?

A Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) is conducted by an authorised family mediator for the purpose of providing parties with information about mediation and oth…

Excluding People from Your Will and a very brief look at Lady Lucan’s Affairs

Although sizeable to many people, Lady Lucan’s estate was worth in the region of £575,000 when she died last year, which was admittedly less than I was expecting.

Lady Lu…

As it currently stands not all payments under a settlement agreement are tax-free but it is common place for the first £30,000 of any settlement payment (compensation for loss of office) to be paid free from any tax and NI deductions.

If you have a …

There has been a topic that has been much discussed in recent months and one that will impact many businesses, both large and small very soon. That is The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

On 25 May 2018 the much anticipated and much talke…

Congratulations, you’ve just been offered a new job and your prospective new employer has issued you with a Contract of Employment to review. 

In the midst of the excitement do not forget to review the terms of the Contract and check they reflect wh…

Setting up a business with my best friend in business was great - until …”

Why protecting your business interests with a Shareholder Agreement is a 'must‘

“I never dreamed I’d need a shareholders’ agreement.  I thought Nick was invincible.  Now it …