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February 2019

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    Artificial Intelligence (ai) – How Law Firms Are Adapting For The Future

    It has taken me several hours to research and write this article. It’s not beyond the realms of possibility that the use of artificial intelligence techniques could have helped me to do it in far less time. All I would need to have done is to have given a theme, provided some parameters and……hey presto, an article that would have been maybe 90 or 95 per cent complete. But is this close to becoming a reality, or am I dreaming? Read more
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    Brexit – The Clock Is Counting Down Towards A New Framework Of Law

    By virtue of The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, from 29 March 2019 the UK will enter a new legal world; a world in which English law will be a mix of the before and the after – those parts of European Law that are retained and a newly created body of law to fill many of the gaps that are left. With just days to go and without a transition period agreed, the rush is now on to establish the framework for that new body of law in a ‘no-deal’ context. Read more
  • 15

    Hewitsons Advises On The Sale Of Significant Medical Diagnostic Business

    Hewitsons recently acted for the owners of United Open MRI Limited (“United Open”) on the sale of the shares in the company to InHealth Limited, the UK’s largest specialist provider of diagnostic solutions to the NHS and independent sector. Read more
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    The Dangers Of Using An Unregulated Will Writer

    A recent study undertaken by IRN Research revealed that 19% of people who made a Will in 2018 used Will Writers, rather than a solicitor. However, the report also reveals that the majority of those people were not aware that Will Writers are unregulated. Read more
  • 05

    First Step Towards Diploma For Hewitsons Solicitors

    Two more solicitors from Hewitsons’ Private Wealth team are on their way to receiving a globally recognised diploma that will position them as leading experts in their field. Read more
  • 01

    What Does ‘contesting A Will’ Mean?

    Disputes over the terms of a Deceased individuals Will, occur more frequently than you might think. Hewitsons Will & Estate Disputes Team specialise in disputes of this nature. We are regularly contacted and instructed to advise individuals on what is required to contest a Will, where somebody is dissatisfied with the terms of the Deceased’s Will. Read more
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