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York Law Firm Kicks Off 2020 With New Premises Launch & New Appointment

Press Release – Issued 10th January 2020 Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has started 2020 in style with the official launch of its new office in York and the appointment of a new family law specialist. After originally opening in York in late 2018, a year of success has led to the need for an…

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Get With The Programme: TV Licensing

The Prime Minister has mused recently about whether or not to scrap the TV Licence. Though it may be a gripe paying for a licence, what does the law actually provide for if you don’t? Amber Walker, a Solicitor in our Regulatory Law team, takes a closer look. Action is taken against some 180,000 people…

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10 Reasons To Use a Solicitor When You Divorce

The Christmas and New Year period are traditionally thought to be a happy time when family and friends reunite, but it can add to the pressures when a marriage is in trouble. Couples who feel their marriage is nearing an end may find themselves putting matters off until the New Year for the benefit of…

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Remembering David Oluwale – 50 Years On

David Oluwale was a British Citizen from Nigeria who came to the UK in August 1949 but who was let down by the authorities and those who were paid to protect him. A brutal and sustained programme of harassment led to Oluwale’s death, when he was repeatedly hounded by police over a number of years…

Steroid Heart

Illegal Steroid Enterprise Produces Convictions

In March 2015, a quantity of steroids was held by customs officers at Heathrow Airport. The subsequent investigation sparked by the seizure uncovered an international operation to manufacture, import and supply anabolic steroids with a street value of £11.9m. Whilst the smuggling ring was spearheaded by Jacob Sporon-Fiedler, aged 38, from his base in Mumbai,…

Ison Harrison Solicitors York

Success Leads To Premises Move For York Law Firm

Press Release – Issued December 2019 Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison is gearing up for further expansion following the completion of a move for its York office just over a year after first opening in the city. Ison Harrison opened its York office at 37a Micklegate in October 2018 and following a successful first year…

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Fools’ Gold: Treasure Hunters Convicted After Trial

In a recent article, Regulatory Solicitor Amber Walker looked at a somewhat obscure but interesting area of the law: how it applies to treasure, and the finding of it. A current case has highlighted the area once again, offering a stark example of the worst-case scenario. In June 2015, George Powell and Layton Davies uncovered…

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Don’t Be Caught Out Drink Driving This Christmas

As leading road traffic offence solicitors, we often see an increase in drink driving cases at this time of year. With Christmas parties and New Year parties coming up, it can be all too tempting to have one extra drink that pushes you over the drink driving limit and results in a driver being stopped…

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eBay Seller Pleads Guilty To Trading Endangered Animal Skulls

In a recent case, a 49 year old Cardiff man was convicted of illegally trading the skulls of endangered animals without firstly having the correct documentation. Perhaps surprisingly, trading the items is not against the law, but you can be prosecuted if you fail to hold an exemption certificate. In exemption certificate is required if…

Chris Waddingham - Commercial Property Partner

Press Release: Ison Harrison Appoints New Commercial Property Partner

PRESS RELEASE: DECEMBER 2019 Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed a prominent property partner to head up its commercial property division. Chris Waddingham joins Ison Harrison’s expanding regional team having previously been at Blacks Solicitors in Leeds where he was a partner and commercial property lawyer for 15 years. This latest senior appointment brings…