We know it looks and feels a little autumnal out there at the moment, but last week we had our annual Summer Party at the stunning Griffin Inn in Fletching! This was a wonderful opportunity to get together as a team for some incredible fine dining, delightful drinks and great conversation.Read More »
We were delighted to have an almost full turnout for the Haywards Heath Business Association (HHBA) Networking Event, hosted at our offices recently. With music from resident DJ, Senior Dispute Resolution Solicitor, Kent Reynolds, the wine was flowing and great conversations were held between local businesses and contacts throughout Mid Sussex.Read More »
Gender pronouns refer to the person you are addressing. They include he/him/his, she/her/hers and they/them. Most people assign someone a pronoun based on their exterior appearance, on how they dress themselves etc. However, some people may choose a different pronoun than what their outward appearance may suggest. Under the Equality Act (EA) 2010, there are nine protected characteristics including; age, sex, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race and religion or belief.Read More »
The Jonathan Lea Network Welcomes Two New Joiners To Their Retained Team And Two New Consultant Solicitors.
We are excited to announce another two team members have joined the retained team at our head office in Haywards Heath. Adrian Samuel has joined as a Dispute Resolution Solicitor and Fathima Nizam as a Junior Accounts Assistant.Read More »
We are delighted to celebrate the progression of one of our newest and brightest paralegals here at Head Office to the position of trainee solicitor after just 6 months with us! Radosveta Stoeva joined us in November 2021, having spent a fortnight with us in the summer of 2021 on our work experience programme.Read More »
Our head office team enjoyed a fantastic away day at the beautiful Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club this week. Our day started off with a very exciting Crystal Maze style challenge session with the wonderful GOTO Events!Read More »
The Jonathan Lea Network continues to demonstrate exceptional resilience and the success of our business model in the face of challenging times, so much so that we are pleased to identify ourselves as one of the South East’s fastest growing law firms over the last two years.Read More »
This is an easily-adaptable letter to a venue which you can use to refuse Covid-19 vaccinations as a condition of entry to venues in the United Kingdom. It is well-established at both common law and statute that no-one can be forced to take medical treatment in the UK and anyone doing so, or attempting to do so, exposes themselves to criminal and / or civil liability.Read More »
On 4 January 2022, the National Security and Investment Act 2021 (“NSIA”) came into force. The NSIA replaces the existing provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002, provisions that previously dealt with possible public interest issues arising from mergers. The rules of the NSIA apply to any qualifying acquisition (detailed below) of an entity (e.g., a company) or any qualifying acquisition of assets (e.g., intellectual property or land). The NSIA may also capture transactions beyond that of standard mergers and acquisitions such as minority investments, where qualifying interests or rights are acquired.Read More »
A consultation to reform the Human Rights Act 1998.
This consultation closes at 11:59pm on 8 March 2022
Questionnaire (See page 111 of the consultation paper)Read More »