In November 2012 Shore Stewart have expanded both their offices and their team to meet demand! Taking over more office space at Cavendish Court, the Solicitors firm have also taken on more staff to cope with the workload.
Doncaster duo claim Chamber Awards success. A fledgling legal practice and a new training network are proving that 'Business is Good for Britain' after securing two of the main titles in the Yorkshire and Humber heats of the Chamber Awards 2012.
Does there have to be a reduction in headcount for there to be a genuine redundancy situation? The EAT make things clearer for employers. CLICK HERE
Michelle Shore questions whether Employers are obliged to give staff time off for the Jubilee CLICK HERE
Shore Stewart & Lawrence Schofield Group launch SOS Employment Services providing Employers with ongoing support to ensure employment law compliance. CLICK HERE for full article
Directors Michelle Shore and Kate Stewart have celebrated the first anniversary of opening the award-winning law firm Shore Stewart. Since their inception Shore Stewart have concentrated on providing specialist employment law and commercial litigation advice and support to the local business market.
Shore Stewart Employment and Litigation Solicitors have won the New Start Business of the Year award at the prestigious Doncaster Chamber Business Awards 2011.
Despite tough competition, Michelle Shore and Kate Stewart, the directors and owners of Shore Stewart were presented with the Award at the Gala Dinner at Doncaster Racecourse on 15 December 2011 by Look North's Harry Gration. Judging the Award, Julie Wilson of Success Doncaster said: "This company was chosen as it excellently demonstrates all the key ingredients to becoming one of Doncaster's up and coming law firms. Established only in February, by two very determined and dedicated women from Doncaster, their expertise in employment law and litigation complement one another".
After months of speculation, consultation and leaked hints, Vince Cable has announced the Government's proposals for reforming Employment Law on 23 November 2011 to mixed reviews. CLICK HERE for full article
Following the success of Shore Stewart's first year of Business, Shore Stewart have been shortlisted for the Doncaster Chamber Business Awards 2011 in the category of New Business Start Up.
Local Solicitors, Shore Stewart, have joined with other professionals across Yorkshire to provide a new service specifically targeted at the issues that affect older clients and their businesses.
The Elderflower service, launched in June 2011, brings together respected and regulated professional firms including solicitors, financial advisers and accountants. They are working together to provide top quality legal, financial and business advice for those planning for retirement or who are retired.
Shore Stewart Director, Michelle Shore explains: "Elderflower recognises that there are issues that are unique to older people and brings together practical bespoke solutions to those issues. Whether it is questions about employment, retirement or age discrimination, or contact with grandchildren, nursing home fees or succession planning, Elderflower has a dedicated team of experts on hand to find a practical solution."
As an expert employment lawyer, Michelle brings years of experience to this complicated and fast-changing area of the law.
Michelle adds "With the abolition of the Default Retirement Age of 65, many employers and employees are struggling to understand the complex legislation that has come into force."
In the current challenging economic climate, research indicates that those over 50s are at particular risk of both redundancy and becoming long term unemployed. People are being pushed towards early retirement, often against their will, with inadequate provisions.
The Court of Appeal has criticised an approach to labour relations laws which starts from the basis that legislation should be "strictly construed" against the interests of trades unions.
RMT and ASLEF appealed after the High Court granted injunctions blocking strikes on the DLR in London and on London Midland, after employers complained of minor errors in the balloting process.
Shore Stewart Employment & Litigation Solicitors opened its doors on 1 February 2011 as Doncaster's newest Law Firm.
Shore Stewart is a boutique law firm based at Cavendish Court, South Parade, Doncaster. The firm specialises in Employment Law and HR Services along with Litigation and Dispute Resolution
With over 15 years experience between them, Directors Kate Stewart and Michelle Shore set up the new practice to provide clients with affordable and accessible specialist advice in their legal fields. From debt recovery to TUPE advice; from Landlord and Tenant issues to Compromise Agreements, the firm will offer a wide range of dispute resolution services to companies and individual clients.
According to the pair "We have established a niche in the market to provide high quality and understandable legal advice in fields that are of most concern to businesses in the area. We are delighted to open a new law firm in Doncaster and excited to be part of Doncaster's successful business culture."
Both Michelle and Kate have grown up in the Doncaster area and although both have experienced working for city firms, they have returned to Doncaster, preferring to launch their new venture in their home town.
Shore Stewart was formed by directors Michelle Shore and Kate Stewart in order to create a law firm that truly delivers what they believe a client requires: excellence as standard, things done right, on time, first time, every time and a client focused service based on business principles.