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Last updated on November 24th, 2020 at 02:37 pm

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‘The Jonathan Lea Network’

We are a firm of solicitors based in Haywards Heath, Mid-Sussex. We work with clients throughout the UK and around the world, adopting a tailored, pragmatic and clear approach to each matter we take on.

Put simply, through our work we aim to increase your profit, protection and free time. We only accept instructions on matters where we know we can add value and will always ensure that clients have the benefit of fee certainty, including a commitment to fixed fees where possible.


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) extended and the launch of the Job Support Scheme (“JSS”) postponed

 Published 31 days ago


UPDATE 5 November 2020: Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed that the CJRS will be extended until the end of March 2021 and that the Government will review the policy in January 2021.

UPDATE: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) extended and the launch of the Job Support Scheme (“JSS”) postponed

The Government announced on 31 October 2020 that the CJRS will be extended by a further month and will remain open until December 2020 in order to provide additional support to employers through the second national lockdown in England which is due to commence on 5 November 2020. As a result, the start of the JSS has been delayed until the extended CJRS ends.

Why and how to protect intellectual property rights in the UK?

 Published 52 days ago


UK intellectual property (IP) law encompasses several different forms and types of IP such as copyright, trade marks, patents, design rights and trade secrets. IP is defined as any intangible creative work and, therefore, for legal purposes is considered an asset.

Your rights: Unfair and constructive dismissal

 Published 59 days ago


As the dust of the first and hopefully last wave of COVID-19 begins to settle and furlough schemes come to end, the damage to the job market is evidently palpable. The disparity between those looking for jobs and jobs available has been well documented. As more employees face redundancies and dismissal, knowing what rights you have as an employee will be paramount for navigating through this mess.

Understanding Commercial Contracts in the United Kingdom

 Published 74 days ago


WHAT IS A CONTRACT?

A contract comprises a “legally enforceable agreement containing terms and conditions, defining the rights, duties and obligations of the parties”. 

Structuring property ventures

 Published 93 days ago


At its most basic level, property can be held either directly (by you as an individual, whether wholly or in partnership with another person(s)) or indirectly through a company or a discretionary trust. This note does not consider trust ownership of property or ownership through a self-invested personal pension (SIPP), but we can advise you on these areas if either is an option you would like to explore.