News and Updates2017-09-27T11:19:28+01:00

Living With Dementia: Awareness Week

May 16th, 2016|

Living With Dementia: Awareness Week Throughout the month of May, the BBC have been broadcasting a series of programmes focusing on dementia – broadcasting inspirational stories and offering help and advice on an illness that affects 800,000 people [...]

Opposition To Soft-tissue Injury Damage Recovery Changes

May 6th, 2016|

Opposition To Soft-tissue Injury Damage Recovery Changes The Law Society have issued a statement which robustly opposes plans to remove right to recover general damages for soft-tissue injuries. Speaking at the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers' annual [...]

95% of Separating Couples Head Straight To Court

May 4th, 2016|

95% of Separating Couples Head Straight To Court New figures obtained by National Family Mediation show that government policy aimed at promoting mediation as the preferred way of settling disputes over parenting, finance and property has failed. [...]

Your Will: Deeds of Variation

May 1st, 2016|

Your Will: Deeds of Variation When a Will is made it can be difficult to predict what changes may happen to a family in the future, and it is even harder to predict changes in [...]

Duties and Liabilities of Trustees

April 15th, 2016|

Duties and Liabilities of Trustees There has been significant case law in recent years regarding the duties and liabilities of trustees when faced with decisions regarding whether to sell or retain land, incur expenditure on [...]

Register of People with Significant Control

April 11th, 2016|

Register of People with Significant Control The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the "Act") received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and has been and continues to be implemented in stages. As [...]

The Role of the Family Consultant 

March 22nd, 2016|

The Role of the Family Consultant Family change is a complex and emotional process few of us are prepared for. It stands to reason that we would want and need some support at such a [...]

Assessed Costs Should Trump Fixed Costs Rulings

March 20th, 2016|

Assessed Costs Should Trump Fixed Costs Rulings Personal injury victim claimants who find themselves in the process of a legal dispute could be affected by recent rulings in which it was decided that assessed costs [...]

Low Claimant Fees Could Cost The NHS

February 24th, 2016|

Low Claimant Fees Could Cost The NHS According to a recent report, the screening of medical negligence cases by lawyers could become an “unaffordable luxury” if fees are too low, meaning more are simply issued. [...]

‘Common-law’ Wife Risks Losing Her Home

February 11th, 2016|

‘Common-law’ Wife Risks Losing Her Home A court case going through the Central London County Court has highlighted once again the difficulties cohabitees face when one partner dies and there is a dispute over their [...]

Non-Doms Targeted In Proposed HMRC Law Changes

February 5th, 2016|

Non-Doms Targeted In Proposed HMRC Law Changes Non-UK domiciled individuals will no doubt wish to look at the draft clauses which were published by HMRC on 2ndFebruary 2016 which will deem long term UK residents [...]