Breastfeeding – what are your rights in the workplace?

  Breastfeeding – what are your rights in the workplace? Article by Louise Rogers, Senior Associate.   What does “breastfeeding” mean? It covers both feeding the baby and expressing milk. What are an employer’s obligations towards breastfeeding employees? All employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in the […]

Naylah Hamour

Naylah Hamour Employment & Dispute Resolution Partner with DWFM Beckman Solicitors The Deloitte Multicultural Network celebrated Black History Month with the theme of “Black Futures”. As part of this they sought reflections from black leaders in their fields, from within and outside Deloitte, to reflect on their careers and to provide insight on how they […]

Introduction of new immigration checks on UK Bank accounts

WHAT DO YOU MEAN MY BANK ACCOUNT IS FROZEN? Introduction of new immigration checks on UK Bank accounts If you are currently living in the UK without an appropriate visa you may soon find your bank account frozen or closed if you are unable to prove you have the right to live in the United […]

Sexual harassment in the workplace – Don’t suffer in silence!

Article written by Anna Crayton, Solicitor in our Employment and dispute resolution team. Sexual harassment in the workplace – Don’t suffer in silence! Hollywood film mogul, Harvey Weinstein has been fired by the board of his own company, Miramax, after revelations about his inappropriate sexual behaviour towards past colleagues had created a toxic working environment […]

DWFM Beckman Media and Entertainment Law ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition.

DWFM Beckman Media and Entertainment Law ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition. We are again delighted to have been recommended and ranked highly again in the Legal 500 2017/2018 edition for our work in Media and Entertainment Law. Irving David heads the Media and Entertainment team. It was noted that “DWFM Beckman acts for […]

DWFM Beckman Family and Matrimonial Team ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition.

  DWFM Beckman Family and Matrimonial Team ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition. We are pleased to have been recommended and ranked highly again in the Legal 500 2017/2018 edition for our work in Family Law and matrimonial law! The legal 500 described our Family team as having ‘a fearsome reputation and is making […]

DWFM Beckman Employment Team ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition.

DWFM Beckman Employment Team ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition. We are delighted to have been recommended and ranked highly within the Legal 500 2017/2018 edition for our work in Employment Law dealing with Employers and Senior Executives! The Employment Team has been described as ‘extremely strong’ providing advice to senior executives across the […]

Cohabitation – what rights do you really have?

Cohabitation – what rights do you really have? Article by Rebecca Gunningham, Solicitor. Whilst society is changing the law has not yet caught up and therefore if you fall within the cohabiting generation you need to make sure that your assets are properly protected.The office for National Statistics has recently published data showing that the […]

WHAT DO YOU MEAN I’M NOT BRITISH I WAS BORN HERE – Is citizenship an automatic Right?

WHAT DO YOU MEAN I’M NOT BRITISH I WAS BORN HERE Is citizenship an automatic Right? A recent news item reported that an English-born joiner, 21, who had lived in the UK since birth and was “as British as they come’ was ordered to leave the UK because his mother was born in Australia! Mr […]

Intestacy Rules: The Importance of Making a Will

Intestacy Rules: The Importance of Making a Will The main purpose of making a Will is to ensure that those for whom you wish to provide will benefit from your estate. If you do not make a Will when you die the ‘Intestacy Rules’ will determine what happens to your personal possessions, money and all […]