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November 27, 2017 | by Sarah Slack

As family lawyers we regularly work with couples whose relationships have sadly broken down. Increasingly we meet with couples who are cohabiting – living together but unmarried. They are the fastest growing family type in the UK, with recent figures...

November 22, 2017 | by Simon Hale

The issue of dilapidations can be a mystery for both landlords and tenants. Dilapidations is the claim made for damages by a landlord from a tenant based on the repairing obligations set out in the terms of a commercial lease....

October 30, 2017 | by Emma Mrvik

It can be a daunting experience getting on the property ladder for the first time. You’ve been putting money aside, planning and spent time looking for the right property. It’s a key step in life and it’s important things go...

October 16, 2017 | by Charlotte Davis

Your spouse has told you the marriage is over. Whether you knew it was over or it’s out of the blue the news will still come as a terrible shock. If you weren’t expecting the bombshell you’ve just received, you...

October 2, 2017 | by Duncan Lyon

It is not uncommon to hear people questioning the need to take legal advice when making a Will. Many people think the process is straightforward enough to do themselves. Unfortunately, a high proportion of all homemade Wills that we have come across have...

September 25, 2017 | by Lucy Burrows

This Sunday, 24th September, two of our directors Simon Hale and Ben Bourne donned their newest running trainers and made their way to Victoria Embankment along with over 13,000 others to take part in the 2017 Robin Hood half marathon....

September 15, 2017 | by Lucy Burrows

Making a Will is an important way of looking after the people closest to you. In some circumstances, there may be times when you also choose to leave a gift to a charity in your Will. This week marks an...

September 8, 2017 | by Lucy Burrows

This week we are pleased to welcome Naomi Bond, our new trainee, to the firm to begin her training contract. Naomi, aged 22, has begun the final phase of her training, hoping to become a fully qualified solicitor in 2019....

July 10, 2017 | by Ben Bourne

Ben Bourne comments on the increasing responsibilities for charity trustees and the consequences for churches partnering with overseas organisations today. The responsibilities on charity trustees aren’t letting up. With intervention in or removal of charities by the Charity Commission for...