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  • 14.11.19

    Frequently asked questions: employee rights.

    In this short blog, we answer some of the most frequently asked employee rights questions: 1. My employer tells me…

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  • scrabble tiles spell out justice
    11.11.19

    Legal Issue of the Week: The Small Claims Process.

    Navigating the court system isn’t straight forward; after all, it’s taken centuries to build our legal system into what it…

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  • Thomas Cook Plane
    07.11.19

    Thomas Cook – personal injury claims against the collapsed holiday company.

    The collapse of Thomas Cook not only left hundreds of holiday makers disappointed and out of pocket; it also left…

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  • 05.11.19

    Remember, remember the 5th November…

    Bonfire night is a popular night of the year, with many people either heading out to a local firework’s display…

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  • A cars gearstick
    30.10.19

    How will the new whiplash laws affect road traffic accident victims?

    As from April 2020, new laws, as part of the Civil Liability Act reforms will see the small claims limit…

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  • a woman in despair, hold her head in her hands
    28.10.19

    Justice for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual abuse.

    The October 2019 Queen’s Speech promised new laws on crime, health and the environment, and set an ambitious legislative programme…

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  • two animals lock horns in battle
    17.10.19

    Conflict Resolution Day

    Conflict Resolution Day (17th October 2019) is a global event, intended to promote the concept of peaceful conflict resolution. One…

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  • 08.10.19

    Bullying in the workplace.

    I’m being bullied at work, what should I do? Everyone has the right to feel safe and happy in the…

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  • Rocks Balance
    07.10.19

    National Work Life Week (7-11 October 2019): our employment lawyer looks at some common issues around wellbeing and work life balance.

    This week (7-11 October) is National Work Life Week. It’s a chance for employers and employees to focus on wellbeing…

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  • 13.09.19

    Terminating a commercial contract

    During the lifetime of any business, it is likely that at some point a commercial contract will need to be…

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  • 19.08.19

    SHU Law features in the Leeds and Yorkshire Lawyer

    The article, ‘SHU Law: Give and learn’, which features in Issue 159 of the Leeds and Yorkshire Lawyer can be…

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  • 15.08.19

    Stop Modern Slavery

    When we hear the word slavery, we instinctively think of it as a ‘thing of the past’, a relic of…

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  • buckets and spades in the sand
    08.08.19

    Children’s Personal Injury Claims

    Last week, many of the schools in Sheffield broke up for the summer holidays. For the most, the summer holidays…

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  • damaged headlamp on a car following a crash
    05.08.19

    August is National Road Victim Month.

    National Road Victim Month is held annually in August to remember people that have been killed or injured on our…

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  • Lady in a blue straw hat lays on a beach looking out to sea
    02.08.19

    Employment Law – Holiday Entitlement and Pay

    The summer holidays are upon us and many people are preparing to jet off on holiday for a few weeks…

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  • 01.08.19

    What to do when you receive a (civil) Letter of Claim?

    The Court will expect parties to a dispute to follow a ‘pre-action’ process before commencing legal action. A letter of…

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  • Life ring on the side of a swimming pool
    15.07.19

    Accidents Abroad

    For most people, a summer holiday provides a perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy some much-needed time away from work,…

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  • 02.07.19

    SHU Law membership accepted by LawWorks

    We are delighted to announce that we are now a member of LawWorks, enabling us to provide pro-bono legal advice…

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  • Sign outside of office building
    06.03.19

    SHU Law officially launches!

    After five years in the making, SHU Law celebrated its official launch on 27th February 2019.  Around 70 guests attended…

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  • 27.02.19

    Sheffield Hallam University launches unique university-owned law firm heralding a new era in legal education

    Sheffield Hallam University has broken new ground, in both the educational and legal worlds, by launching SHU Law – a…

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  • 30.09.19
    Sheffield Hallam named UK university of the year for teaching quality.

    Sheffield Hallam University has been named the UK university of the year for teaching quality in the latest Times and…

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  • Lady Justice Statue
    17.07.19
    Should victims of crime with unspent convictions get compensation?

    It’s a topical issue this week as the plight of Roy Larner, a declared “hero” of the London terror attacks…

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  • A businessman walks alone across a road
    25.06.19
    What is a litigant in person?

    A ‘litigant in person’ (LiP), or an unrepresented party can be an individual, company or organisation who has made a…

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  • 21.06.19
    What is commercial dispute resolution?

    Commercial disputes can arise between businesses or between a company and an individual. They include contractual disputes, small claims, debt…

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  • 13.06.19
    SHU Law solicitors and students take the first steps to qualifying as mediators.

    The lawyers at SHU Law, along with lawyers and law students from Sheffield Hallam University have recently undertaken a mediation…

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  • 16.04.19
    The SHU Law Circle

    The voice of the students sits at the heart of the development of SHU Law and to ensure that we…

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  • Coroner’s Courts and Inquests

    SHU Law staff, HKC Law Clinic students and Nursing and Social Care students came together last week to share knowledge…

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  • 08.04.19
    The Law Society Civil Litigation News

    SHU Law has featured in the Law Society civil litigation feature. To read the full article click on the link.http://communities.lawsociety.org.uk/civil-litigation/news-and-features/civil-litigation-features-and-comment/success-story-student-law-firm/5067319.article

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  • SHU Law’s “Fantastic” Feedback!

    We have had our first success here at SHU Law this week and our client was over the moon about…

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  • 25.02.19
    New SHU Law video

    Watch our video to find out more about us here at SHU Law.  

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  • 24.01.19
    The SHU Law Circle

    Most businesses nowadays optimise the contributions made by its staff and various stakeholders by ensuring that they have a means…

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  • 07.01.19
    A Licence and A Year of Reflection

    A well-deserved email from the SRA arrived today, attaching SHU Law’s ABS licence and proving to be another key step…

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  • 02.01.19
    Our First VIP Visitor

    Today SHU Law was visited by Sir Michael Barber, the Chair of the Office for Students. This was an important…

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  • 01.08.18
    SHU Law Has Premises!

    Today was historic in the development of SHU Law as we were given access to our newly refurbished premises on…

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