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Five top tips for dealing with smartphones in the workplace

Five top tips for dealing with smartphones in the workplace

Hayley Trovato, a Senior Associate Solicitor in our Employment department, has given her five top tips for dealing with the use of smartphones in the workplace. She commented after the Prospect union said that an increasingly wide range of employers are asking employees to hand over their smartphones before starting work. “Given the ubiquity of…

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July 30, 2019
Posted in Latest News

We welcome accountants for a seminar on Wills, Trusts and Probate

We welcome accountants for a seminar on Wills, Trusts and Probate

Our private client team welcomed a number of accountants to a seminar on Wills, Trusts and Probate. The seminar heard from members of the team on topics including the importance of proper Will drafting, inheritance issues for cohabiting couples, different forms of trusts and when they can be used and Capital Gains Tax matters. Richard…

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July 30, 2019
Posted in Latest News

OGR Stock Denton LLP employment solicitor says that recent Supreme Court decision will give employers “some comfort”

OGR Stock Denton LLP employment solicitor says that recent Supreme Court decision will give employers “some comfort”

Hayley Trovato, a Senior Associate Solicitor at OGR Stock Denton LLP, has said that a recent Supreme Court decision concerning the use of non-competition restrictive covenants in employment contracts will give employers “some comfort”. The landmark case [Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd] concerned the ability of employers to prevent former employees from taking up work…

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July 30, 2019
Posted in Latest News

Clients set to benefit as North-London lawyer Tim Crook gains prestigious tax qualification

Clients set to benefit as North-London lawyer Tim Crook gains prestigious tax qualification

Our clients are set to benefit after one of the firm’s solicitors gained a prestigious tax qualification. Tim Crook, a Senior Associate in our Private Client department, has passed the STEP Advanced Certificate in UK Tax for International Clients. The qualification from the well-regarded professional body covers a wide range of international tax and trust…

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July 30, 2019
Posted in Latest News

Labelling a healthy divorce

Labelling a healthy divorce

The passage through Parliament of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill this summer has identified how a simple matter of labelling the parties may send out a much healthier message to children. During the Public Bill Committee stage in the House of Commons on 2nd July 2019 David Hodson OBE (Law Society Family Law Committee)…

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July 29, 2019
Posted in Press Releases

OGR Stock Denton draws level with Gerald Edelman in cricket series

OGR Stock Denton draws level with Gerald Edelman in cricket series

OGR Stock Denton has drawn level with accountancy firm, Gerald Edelman by winning the latest cricket match between the two firms. The OGR Stock Denton team won the match at Southgate’s Walker Ground by three wickets, chasing a score of 103 after some sharp fielding and bowling. After a quick four wickets at the start…

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July 26, 2019
Posted in Press Releases

Government to align pension rights of same-sex and opposite-sex couples

Government to align pension rights of same-sex and opposite-sex couples

Pension rights for couples in same-sex marriages and civil partnerships will be better aligned with those in opposite-sex marriages, the Government has revealed.

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July 25, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

The Times – RAF payout for woman in relationship with officer

The Times – RAF payout for woman in relationship with officer

Graeme Fraser, Partner and Head of Family Law at OGR Stock Denton LLP, has been quoted in The Times, discussing a landmark Court of Appeal judgment concerning bereavement benefits for cohabitants. Read more here.

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July 18, 2019
Posted in In the Press

Inheritance Tax: Could the seven-year rule be reduced to five years?

Inheritance Tax: Could the seven-year rule be reduced to five years?

The current ‘seven-year rule’ for Inheritance Tax (IHT) could be cut to five years according to proposals outlined in a review ordered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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July 15, 2019
Posted in Blog, Private Client

OGR Stock Denton LLP employment solicitor says that recent Supreme Court decision will give employers “some comfort”

OGR Stock Denton LLP employment solicitor says that recent Supreme Court decision will give employers “some comfort”

Hayley Trovato, a Senior Associate Solicitor at OGR Stock Denton LLP, has said that a recent Supreme Court decision concerning the use of non-competition restrictive covenants in employment contracts will give employers “some comfort”. The landmark case [Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd] concerned the ability of employers to prevent former employees from taking up work…

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July 12, 2019
Posted in Press Releases