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Liverpool Solicitors News: Election Result Clears the Way for Inheritance Tax Reform

Fewer people than before will be made to pay Inheritance Tax under changes that are set to be introduced under our recently elected Government. The Conservative Party had pledged in their election manifesto to increase the threshold for Inheritance Tax … Continue reading

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Liverpool Employment Law Update: Post-Election News

Laws concerning employment were hot topic in the run up to the May 2015 General Election. With so many plans and promises being discussed, let’s go through what the most likely outcomes are now that the Conservatives are here for … Continue reading

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Liverpool Solicitors: Digital Systems Set to Lead to More Efficiency in Family Courts

Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division recently welcomed the increasing use of computer systems for use in the courts. The arrival of new technology will promise to ensure the family courts are ran more efficiently. Sir James … Continue reading

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Liverpool Solicitors Employment Law Updates: European Court Rules ‘Obesity IS SOMETIMES a Disability’

The European Court of Justice recently determined in a case that under certain circumstances, obesity can be regarded as a disability in terms of employment. Employment Law is a difficult area and as solicitors in Liverpool we have faced tough … Continue reading

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Liverpool Solicitors Video Campaign

BLJ was established in 1821 and we are one of England’s leading and oldest law firms based here in Liverpool. We offer a range of services catering to the legal needs of Merseyside, Cheshire and beyond. With five offices across … Continue reading

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Liverpool Solicitors Update: National Minimum Wage

The Government has announced their biggest real-terms increase of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) since 2007. Following the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission (LPC) in its 2015 report, the adult rate of the NMW is to be increased to … Continue reading

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Liverpool Solicitors Employment Law: Social Media Risks.

Both individual employees and your business as a whole needs to be careful about what is posted online or said in emails. Posting inappropriate content online has several reputational risks for individuals and whole organisations. Anything you write on the … Continue reading

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Liverpool Solicitors News: General Election 2015: Party Pledges on Employment Law.

As solicitors in Liverpool we have our fingers on the pulse of the latest political party manifesto announcements in the run up to our May 7th General Election. As leading employment law solicitors in Liverpool, Bell, Lamb and Joynson have … Continue reading

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Family Law: Growing Grandparent Relationships.

As solicitors in Liverpool for nearly 200 years, BLJ solicitors understand the importance of family law. We know that things don’t always go to plan and sometimes relationships can turn bad. Seven applications were made to court each day last … Continue reading

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Liverpool Solicitors Review: Up to 600% rise in court fees

Civil court fees for money claims over £10,000, BLJ Solicitors Liverpool can report that the court fee is now 5% of the sums claimed, as of March 9th 2015. As long serving solicitors in Liverpool, we have witnessed court fees … Continue reading

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