From Ladbrokes to the Law for Sorcha Monaghan

It was a lucky day for Sorcha Monaghan when Sukh Saini, the Managing Partner of leading regional law firm Pictons decided to place a fun football bet in a Ladbrokes betting shop near his office. Sukh picks up the story. “I’m football mad so a fellow Partner suggested we place a one off bet on…

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Pictons Sponsors The Luton and Dunstable District Netball League

  As the Luton and Dunstable District Netball League celebrates it’s 60th anniversary year, Pictons is delighted to announce its sponsorship of this treasured community sports team. The Luton, Dunstable & District Netball League was started in 1956 and was originally founded by local businesses. The League runs from September to June each year, with…

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Pictons Are Finalists in the Luton’s Best Awards

Award-winning leading regional law firm Pictons have been selected as one of the three finalists for this year’s Luton’s Best Awards in the highly competitive category of Community Company of the Year. The Luton’s Best Awards are celebrating their sixth year and again they will be honouring the outstanding achievements of many of Luton’s individuals,…

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Everyone’s A Winner – The Luton’s Community Awards 2015

All of the nominees for the sixth annual Community Awards gathered at the stunning Venue Central 2 for an evening of multicultural celebration as Luton’s many communities came together to recognise the fantastic contributions that local heroes make to the town in which they live and work. The Gala Awards event was hosted by Rayheem…

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New Rights for Tenants Landlords Must Be Aware Of Says Pictons

On 1st October 2015 a number of provisions in the Deregulation Act 2015 came into force, designed to protect tenants from unfair eviction and ensuring that the tenant is made aware of their rights. If a landlord does not comply with the new regulations they may not be able to evict their tenant. It’s important…

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What Can You Do When an Employee Has Been Stealing From You?

It is devastating for an employer to discover that a trusted employee with years of loyal service has had their ‘fingers in the till’ for some time. It’s not only the financial loss that you may have incurred, it’s also the total betrayal from someone whose work and support you have relied on and believed…

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Membership of Notorious Ashley Madison Website Not Proof of Adultery Says Pictons

The recent hacking of the infamous and so called ‘adulterers website’ Ashley Madison, where members were named and subsequently shamed, may have caused more than one separation or divorce but membership alone would not provide proof of adulterous behaviour in a court of law? While there would undoubtedly have been many heated conversations between partners…

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Separation Agreements Essential For Unmarried Couples Says Pictons

Many couples believe that Separation Agreements are only available to married couples but in fact they are also really useful documents for unmarried couples. Bhini Phagura, a Family Law solicitor at Pictons says ”Entering into a separation agreement for co-habiting couples who aren’t married can be valuable. If they separate it helps them to avoid…

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