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Maximise and protect your intellectual property
3 May 2016

Today (Tuesday 3 May) we launch the latest report in our Spotlight series – a focus on intellectual property. You can download the report at the... >

by Tracey Singlehurst-Ward

intellectual property report
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Could diversification be the right direction for your agricultural business?
22 Mar 2016

Hugh James has worked with the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) to explore trends around the diversification of agricultural businesses,... >

by Matthew Evans

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Training team recognised at LETG Awards
14 Jul 2016

Last night at a prestigious ceremony in London, the Legal Education & Training Group (“LETG”) Awards took place with the Hugh James Training... >

by Helen Iles

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National Three Peaks Challenge
14 Jul 2016

National Three Peaks Challenge On 24 June 2016 a team of just under 50 Hugh James staff embarked upon the National Three Peaks to raise money for... >

by Nikolai Llewellyn

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Trust inheritance rules altered to recognise same-sex marriage
26 Jul 2016

The Pembertons of Trumpington Hall have won a landmark High Court ruling to alter the inheritance rules of their 100 year old family trust to ensure... >

by Elle McCook

Teething problems with higher rates of SDLT - proposed amendments to the Finance Bill 2016
19 Jul 2016

In the first quarter of 2016 we saw a massive surge in residential property transactions in the run up to the changes to higher rates of Stamp Duty... >

by Tom Saunderson

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Newport man's warning after paying the price for asbestos exposure
1 Jul 2016 | South Wales Argus


by Richard Green

Richard Green Hugh James Solicitor
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How to avoid costly pension traps
6 Jun 2016 | Daily Express


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