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July 2018

  • 26

    Brexit – An Increased Role For Judicial Review

    A collateral effect of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (which received royal assent on 26 June 2018) is that the process of Judicial Review in the English Courts could end up playing a far bigger role on the legal stage than it has ever done before.
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    Hewitsons Sponsors 2018 Cambridge Innovation Summit

    Hewitsons LLP is delighted to have sponsored the third annual Cambridge Innovation Summit which took place on 11 July.
  • 16

    Farmers And The Oxbridge Corridor

    Over the coming years, farmers and other agricultural land owners throughout the Oxbridge Corridor will be presented with significant opportunities. 
  • 16

    Huge Opportunities For Development And Businesses In Milton Keynes

    Milton Keynes has rightfully established its own proud civic identity, but that certainly won't be harmed by the current proposals to connect it by road and rail to Europe’s top two university cities. 
  • 15

    State Aid: Brexit Update

    Government White Paper 

    The high-profile Cabinet discussions on the Government’s approach to Brexit negotiations have given rise to the White Paper entitled “The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union”.  The proposal for state aid is a commitment to a “common rulebook” to be enforced and supervised in the UK by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
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    Do I Need Lasting Powers Of Attorney If All Of My Assets Are Held Jointly?

    Firstly, what is a Lasting Power of Attorney? It gives someone the legal authority to act on your behalf if you either become unable to make your own decisions, or ask that person to help you out with implementing them.
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    Next Of Kin Cannot Choose Your Care Home

    As reported in the Times Newspaper on Saturday 30 June 2018, encouraged by many charities and highlighted by Solicitors for the Elderly in their campaign and report, “The incapacity crisis: a nation unprepared”, most people need to have a Health & Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney, but do not have one.