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20June2019

Pet-nups or no pet?

As a family lawyer I often have to deal with disputes regarding children and the sharing of matrimonial assets upon divorce, but I was really taken aback when I was recently asked by a client to advise on who would get the beloved family dog. But then perhaps not so surprising after the recent, hig...

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29May2019

Never has so much (tax) been paid by so few

Introduction “Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believ’d” penned English writer Daniel Defoe in 1726. Indeed, The Ex...

20June2019

Pet-nups or no pet?

As a family lawyer I often have to deal with disputes regarding children and the sharing of matrimon...

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29May2019

Never has so much (tax) been paid by so few

Introduction “Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believ’d” penned English wri...

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22May2019

Contractual Interpretation: It goes without saying

Despite there being no express identification of the event that would trigger the obligation to pay ...

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30Apr2019

Keeping up to date company records: overseas company officers can be subject to the jurisdiction of English courts

Company officers may find themselves unwittingly subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts s...

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18Apr2019

Pre-nups: not worth the paper they’re written on?

Well the hype surrounding the hotel porter awarded a £1.3m divorce settlement from his Avon heiress ...

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16Apr2019

Child abduction – an offence of unspeakable cruelty

‘The abduction of children from a loving parent is an offence of unspeakable cruelty to the loving p...

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10Apr2019

Divorce law change – a long time coming!

The announcement by Justice Secretary David Gauke that new legislation is to be introduced to allow ...

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03Apr2019

Solicitors, how secure is your charge?

In Crumpler and another (Liquidators of Peak Hotels and Resorts Ltd) v Candey Ltd [2019], the Court ...

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27Mar2019

The family inheritance: eaten by care fees

Asset Protection Series - Part 1 Receiving care in old age from the NHS or private services can be ...

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