The events of the last year have of course given rise to well-documented stories of personal tragedy and hardship. However, there has been one unintended consequence of the situation that has started to receive more attention as we progressively move towards a more normal time. Official figures have shown that gross savings as a proportion [...]
A Fond Farewell to Valued Colleagues & Friends Outstanding contribution. Time stands still for nobody and that truism is confirmed as we announce the retirement of two SRB colleagues and friends, Iain Leslie and Richard Steer. Both have now decided to enjoy the pleasures of well-earned retirement after collectively serving our clients for 50 [...]
No-fault Divorces in England and Wales The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill has passed in the House of Commons. Under the proposed law, the reason for Divorce will be simplified to the marriage has broken down irretrievably, rather than explaining this is the case by alleging adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, separation for five years [...]
Watch this short video provided by one of our Legal Secretaries in relation to methods of coping with the enforced lockdown in the UK.
Have no fear; it’s just a cervical smear! Many young women will have been shocked in the last few years learning of the many deaths resultant of Cervical Cancer. Amber Cliff, a 25 year old Business Graduate died of cervical cancer in 2017. Amber’s family fought to change the medical protocols and guidance on cervical [...]
SRB Secures Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Recognition Stone Rowe Brewer has once again secured membership to the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme – the mark of excellence for the home buying process. This is the 7th year in a row that we have achieved CQS accreditation. Stone Rowe Brewer underwent rigorous assessment by the Law [...]
Keeping kids first helps minimise fallout from family breakdown The Family Team at Stone Rowe Brewer LLP support Resolution’s Campaign for a change in the law to reduce the fallout from divorce on children, after figures released today revealed the impact of conflict between separating parents. In a new poll, 79% of the population agreed [...]
Things you need to know if you are living together. We have provided some useful articles as part of Cohabitation Awareness Week. If you have any questions regarding cohabitation please do contact our Family Law team. http://www.resolution.org.uk/news-list.asp?page_id=228&page=1&n_id=363 http://www.resolution.org.uk/news-list.asp?page_id=228&page=1&n_id=364 https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/marriage-myth-leaves-millions-risking-ruin-xbkz2pp05 https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/britain-s-top-judge-calls-for-no-fault-divorce-laws-baroness-hale-7cnhcvkfj
Personal Injury -The Reality Is there a lack of knowledge and understanding about personal injuries claims being pursued in England & Wales? Apparently so. Reading the BBC’s news coverage http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16510793 regarding road traffic accidents this week, and the...