Stokes Partners LLP held their annual cricket at North Perrott Cricket Club on 8 September 2017, joined by fellow professionals from local firms. Blessed with some dry weather – despite the forecast of heavy rain, thunder and lightning – “Pang’s Panthers”, led by partner, Brendan Pang, and “Winning At Teas”, led by senior solicitor, Nick […]
Stokes Partners sponsored the annual Crewkerne 10 kilometre race, fun run and business challenge which was held on 4 June. The event raised an impressive £1,850 which was donated to the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. Partner Sarah Warren presented the cheque to a representative of the charity on 2nd August.
Under English law a contract does not have to be in writing to be enforceable. Obviously an oral contract will be more difficult to prove if there is a dispute, especially as to what was agreed. But when is a deal concluded with some spit and a handshake enforceable through the courts? Last week, the […]
The Supreme Court has ruled against the government that Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful in a landmark case brought by Unison. The fees of up to £1,200 were introduced in July 2013, following which there was an immediate and dramatic fall in the number of claims brought of up to 70%. Although the fees were […]