Finance Manager, explains the steps taken to protect money belonging to clients.
How Safe Is A Client's Money When It's Held By Solicitors?
Changes to SDLT have led to property investors diversifying from residential property to commercial property.
Commercial Property solicitor, Jatinder Kandola considers the impact of the stamp duty surcharge on property investors.
Care solicitor, Ben Harling examines the conclusions of the Law Society's report on the impact of the changes to legal aid introduced four years ago.
Review of Legal Aid Changes – What have been the effects?
Breaking up is not always hard to do...
Jatinder Kandola, considers break clauses in commercial leases.
Care solicitor, Francesca Lambert-Amaning examines how the Governments target of 26 weeks to conclude care proceedings is actually working in practice.
The number of new proceedings issued by Local Authorities combined with funding cuts adversely impact families.
Emily Carrington, Resolution accredited family solicitor considers recent cases which have challenged the principle of equality in the division of matrimonial property.
The successful appeal by Julie Sharp has demonstrated that the Court may stray from the principles of equality in divorce proceedings.
Partner, Diana Rose considers the common and mistaken assumptions that are made in relation to property and finances by couples who live together.
There's no such thing as a common law marriage...
The recently decided case involving a young widow who was found to have 'faked' her late husband's Will brings to the fore issues to do with challenging a Will
Private Client Solicitor, Isobel Mann considers issues of forgery and fraud in Wills
A ten year battle in the courts between the estranged daughter of a deceased and a number of charities ends in an award to the daughter of £50,000 from the total Estate worth £486,000
Supreme Court hands down decision in daughter's challenge of her late mother's Will
Ben Harling explains the recent guidance given by the Court as to what steps should be followed before a Local Authority makes an application to remove a new born baby.
New Court guidance aimed at making the process fairer for parents.