News and articles

The lawyers at FSP need to keep up with frequent changes in the law.  We try to cover all significant and interesting developments in our news and articles.


If you are looking for coverage on a particular topic, try the search tool at the top of the page.  For example, if you search against "redundancy" you will find Ian Machray's quick guide to redundancy.

  • The 3% SDLT surcharge and main residences

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    Date: 15 October 2018

    James Burgess, a partner in our commercial property team, examines the upcoming change in the treatment of main residences for the purpose of the 3% SDLT surcharge.
  • What is the public’s right to pass over highways?

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    Date: 09 October 2018

    Joanna Stepien, a solicitor in the Commercial Property Team considers the public’s common law right to pass over highways.
  • A case of bad faith


    Date: 01 October 2018

    Christian Meredith focuses on the role of bad faith in a victimisation claim.
  • Can employers give 'bad' references?


    Date: 01 October 2018

    Helen Dent reports on new Acas guidance.
  • Resignation or dismissal


    Date: 01 October 2018

    A cautionary tale of when a resignation is not a resignation.
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