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September 13, 2018 in News

Excello Libertas managed services platform at the heart of SPG Law launch in UK

The arrival of international litigators SPG Law in the UK recently, and the speed in which they were ready to process claims in the VW emissions class-action, was made possible…

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September 5, 2018 in News

Should there be a ‘right to disconnect’ for UK employees?

The summer of 2018 set many records. But as holidaymakers enjoyed the soaring temperatures, some of them were not just relaxing by their hotel pools, they were also reading through…

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August 30, 2018 in News

Family law reform long overdue in light of Owens v Owens divorce appeal

The case of Owens v Owens is unusual. Not because Mrs Tini Owens is a woman of 68 who wants to divorce her 80 year-old husband, Hugh: after all, in…

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August 17, 2018 in News

Excello Law M&A specialist Tom Sutcliffe acts for management team in Roydon Group MBO

Waste management specialist Roydon Group PLC has completed a management buy-out (MBO) securing full ownership of the business for the existing management team shareholders, for an undisclosed sum, allowing the…

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August 15, 2018 in News

Sexual harassment policies in the workplace; draft with plenty of common sense

Since it first became widespread last October, #MeToo has been widely adopted by millions of Twitter users. Its endurance shows that the hashtag is much more than a temporary social media…

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July 12, 2018 in News

Excello Law opens larger office facilities in Leeds

National, new-model law firm Excello Law has moved to new offices in Leeds at 9 Bond Court, doubling the amount of space available from its previous office facilities in the…

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July 11, 2018 in News

Supreme Court decision against Pimlico Plumbers emphasises necessity of legislative reform

To much acclaim, the Supreme Court recently found against Pimlico Plumbers and in favour of Gary Smith, a self-employed plumber and heating engineer who had worked exclusively for the company…

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July 11, 2018 in News

Commercial litigation and family law solicitor advocate, Ben Jenkins, joins Excello Law

Ben Jenkins, a specialist in commercial and property litigation, has joined national, new-model firm Excello Law from Crooks Commercial Solicitors in Wakefield where he was a partner and Director of…

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June 13, 2018 in News

EU proposal for fairness and transparency across online platforms targets tech giants

In excess of a million EU enterprises currently trade through online platforms in order to reach their customers, while it is estimated that around 60% of private consumption and 30%…

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May 29, 2018 in News

Gender pay gap deadline highlights need for industry wide culture change

The gender pay gap reporting deadline has come and gone. The results are in and City law firms have filed their figures. So how did the legal sector perform and…

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May 23, 2018 in News

Is it time to reform inheritance tax?

Inheritance tax (IHT) has a long and complex history stretching back to 1694 when a probate duty was introduced in a fixed stamp tax on the personal property in wills….

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May 23, 2018 in News

Insolvency: Government initiatives fail small business

Insolvencies are making an unwelcome return to the headlines. The number of individuals who were declared insolvent last year reached its highest level since the aftermath of the financial crisis….

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Most lawyers are used to traditional work practices: long commutes to the office, late nights, high billable hours targets, lack of control and office politics, just to name a few. However, it doesn’t have to be this way

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We were one of the first law firms to embrace agile working. Excello lawyers choose where they work; from our office network, at home or remotely. They also choose when they work and pick working hours that best suit them.

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