Harrison Clark Rickerbys: expert advice
Our official legal partner, Harrison Clark Rickerbys (HCR), bring to you their expert advice on a number of different topics.
Legal guidance and top tips
As well as offering British Dressage members access to a free legal advice helpline and fixed fee or discounted legal services, HCR share their expertise on some of the top current areas of interest that they're advising clients on:
I have a dispute –
where do I start?
If you find yourself dealing with a dispute, you may not know where to start to resolve it, and rushing into action may be unhelpful – dispute resolution lawyer Clare Murphy answers common queries.
With COP 26 on the horizon, green energy is being adopted by an increasing number of businesses in the real estate industry.
Harriet Murray Jones looks at the advantages and pitfalls.
The future of family farming: What will change?
The countryside has always offered an attractive option for investors and those looking to leave city life. Anyone with an interest in the rural economy should take an interest in the significant change it is undergoing.
Business survival in 2021
Whether it’s the end as we know it, an opportunity for a new beginning, or a chance to improve on current arrangements; is yet to be seen. This webinar, featuring speakers from our own team as well as specialists from Denmark, delves into what life might look like in 2021.
What would happen to your finances if you had an accident?
We all assume that, if we had an accident, someone we know would step in to manage our bill-paying or back accounts; but without Lasting Powers of Attorney, they might struggle – private client solicitor Lucy Willmett advises.
Common employment issues for equine businesses
Young workforces, discounted wages, and offset lessons: the equestrian sector has a number of its own unique employment arrangements. And in light of recent findings from the British Grooms Association, Guy Hollebon reiterates the legal basics for equine businesses:
Safeguarding your pet's future
Your pet’s wellbeing should never be at the mercy of romantic politics. It’s another one of those tricky talks, which nobody wants to have when times are good, but are much harder to endure when things go wrong. Read about how formalising a Pup-Nup™ is sensible, caring, and much more affordable than other traditional legal agreements:
Farm diversification – how does that affect your tax position?
Farm diversification may never have been so important, as changes to agricultural subsidies loom from next year. But part of planning your way into the future should be to check how your projects affect your tax position to avoid any shocks once your new approach is up and running.
Meet Harrison Clark Rickerbys' specialist equine solicitors
Advising on legal matters that affect the ownership of horses and the associated services provided, HCR work with horse owners, equine professionals, livery-yard owners and veterinary practices, providing a range of services from drafting agreements to resolving disputes and pursuing negligence claims.
HCR Ask the Expert webinars
Watch the latest episodes of HCR's Ask the Experts series. Follow the links under each video to see the list of questions asked and more information on each topic.
Webinar: Ask the Employment Expert
Robert Capper, HCR's Covid-19 Lead, asks the questions submitted on furlough and Covid-19 employment matters to HCR's Michael Stokes, Head of Employment & Immigration.
Webinar: Ask the Regulatory Expert
Robert Capper, HCR's Covid-19 Lead, asks the questions you submitted on getting businesses ready for reopening to Kamal Chauhan, a partner in our Licensing, Regulatory and Tax team.
Webinar: Ask Commercial Property Experts
Matthew Hayes, Head of Real Estate talks to Clare Day, Partner, Head of Real Estate Finance and Ben Thomas, Partner, Real Estate about the issues the commercial property market is facing right now.
Webinar: Future Work
This webinar looks at the effect recent changes have had on the way we work, including working from home, the impact of remote working during lockdown on our mental health and wellbeing.