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Lindsey Knowles


Lindsey Knowles is the Head of Employment Law at Kirwans Law firm and the Director and the Chair of Employment Law Committee at Liverpool Law Society




Legal Business News - Entrepreneurs considering selling their business are being offered free personalised legal advice from a leading expert at Kirwans law firm.


Free legal appointments for business owners thinking of selling up

Legal Business News - It s an issue that has stumped many employers at one point or another just how far they can go in telling staff what they can and can t post on social media. However, according to a leading employment law solicitor, addressing this issue is key if SME owners are to avoid facing claims of vicarious liability.


How to implement a social media policy that doesnt infringe an employees human rights

Kirwans boss to walk Great Wall of China for Maggies

By Lindsey Knowles

Feb 11 2020 12:00AM

Legal Business News - A Wirral solicitor is preparing to walk along the Great Wall of China to raise money for cancer care organisation Maggie s. Claire Currie, managing partner of Kirwans law firm, is hoping to raise at least 3,000 for the charity, which provides support, information and practical advice to anyone who has been affected by cancer.


Kirwans boss to walk Great Wall of China for Maggies

Managing agents could be sued under selective licensing laws

By Lindsey Knowles

Oct 23 2019 12:00AM

Property Business News - Letting agents who fail to obtain licences for rented properties that fall under selective licensing rules could be held jointly accountable with the landlords, a leading solicitor has warned.


Managing agents could be sued under selective licensing laws

Merseyside solicitor marks 50 years of legal life

By Lindsey Knowles

Sep 24 2019 12:00AM

Legal Business News - A well-known Merseyside solicitor is celebrating a legal milestone after notching up 50 years in law.


Merseyside solicitor marks 50 years of legal life

Property Business News - Landlords in some areas of the region who do not meet strict licensing laws are attending interviews under caution without a solicitor present and are risking harsh civil penalties and even prosecution as a result, according to a leading solicitor.


Buy-to-let landlords failing to realise right to legal defence

Business LPAs what are they and why do you need one?

By Lindsey Knowles

Aug 29 2019 12:00AM

Legal Business News - Dynamic, thought-leading business owners are failing to include a business lasting power of attorney in their crisis management preparations, a leading solicitor has claimed.


Business LPAs  what are they and why do you need one?

What every SME should know about personal guarantees

By Lindsey Knowles

Jul 30 2019 12:00AM

Legal Business News - Start-ups and SMEs looking for sources of funding need to think carefully before signing personal guarantees, according to a leading corporate lawyer.


What every SME should know about personal guarantees

Bosses must provide water to workers or face tough penalties

By Lindsey Knowles

Jul 16 2019 12:00AM

Legal Business News - Many employers who don t make clean drinking water and containers available to their employees do not realise they are breaking the law, a leading solicitor has claimed.


Bosses must provide water to workers or face tough penalties

More GDPR fines could be on the way for regions SMEs

By Lindsey Knowles

Jul 01 2019 12:00AM

Legal Business News - The number of penalty notices served on small businesses for failing to pay their data protection fee is being ramped up, a leading solicitor has warned.


More GDPR fines could be on the way for regions SMEs

What a recent ECJ ruling means for the region's businesses

By Lindsey Knowles

May 23 2019 12:00AM

Legal Business News - A new ruling obliging all employers - regardless of size - across Europe to ensure that adequate systems are in place to record the exact number of hours worked by employees has been handed down by the European Court of Justice ECJ .


What a recent ECJ ruling means for the region's businesses

The wills hat-trick we all need to complete

By Lindsey Knowles

May 21 2019 12:00AM

Legal Business News - The average person will need to rewrite their will three times in order to keep it relevant to their changing situation, a leading solicitor has claimed.


 The wills hat-trick we all need to complete

Leisure Business News - Cyclists flocked to the Wirral coast to enjoy Bike amp Go s second Cycle to the Sands wellbeing event. Held to mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs until this Sunday, the event was hosted by Bike amp Go to highlight the feelings of positivity that cycling can bring.


 Bike & Go's Cycle to the Sands shines a light on mental health

Legal Business News - Well-meaning employers are still struggling to understand how to properly support employees experiencing mental health problems, a leading solicitor has claimed.


Employers still in the dark when it comes to supporting mental health

Public warned against turning to law on the cheap

By Lindsey Knowles

May 14 2019 12:00AM

Legal Business News - A leading solicitor is urging those representing themselves in court to steer clear of unqualified legal advisors whose intervention could do more harm than good.


Public warned against turning to law on the cheap

Property Business News - Wirral landlords are being urged to ensure they re not affected by the council s extension of its selective licensing scheme after a family of landlords were fined more than 16,000 for failing to comply with the scheme.


Landlords warned as Wirral Council extends selective licensing scheme

Legal Business News - Employers in the region need to prepare now for new legislation coming into force next year, a leading solicitor has advised.


Bosses must plan for employee legal changes to avoid falling foul of the law

Liverpool placed second in disgruntled employee hotspot list

By Lindsey Knowles

Dec 17 2018 12:00AM

Legal Business News - Liverpool s business leaders are being urged to take urgent action to improve staff wellbeing after the city was placed second in a list of geographic areas across the UK where workers are more likely to hate their jobs. Lindsey Knowles, employment law solicitor at Kirwans law firm, said the CV-Library research, which revealed that 51.


Liverpool placed second in disgruntled employee hotspot list

Landmark ruling slashes thousands off IHT bills

By Lindsey Knowles

Nov 30 2018 12:00AM

Legal Business News - Those inheriting B amp Bs and holiday homes could save thousands of pounds in inheritance tax after a landmark ruling against HMRC.


Landmark ruling slashes thousands off IHT bills

Legal Business News - Employers are being reminded of their legal responsibilities when it comes to protecting their staff at Christmas parties after a Court of Appeal Judge held a company liable for the behaviour of its managing director at a festive get-together.


How to make sure your business survives the office Christmas party