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Later this month, 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into law. This will be backed up by a UK Act that adds to and clarifies some of that European law. All indications are that the...

April 23, 2018 | by Lucy Burrows

Over the past 5 years, Belper in Derbyshire has played host to the ‘Belper Arts Festival‘; a month-long arts festival which fills venues across the town in May. The events are diverse, with truly something for everyone including: music, theatre, visual...

January 29, 2018 | by Karen Wilson

The start of a New Year can lead to people seeking advice regarding relationship problems, and possible separation.  Some couples  may have stayed together until the New Year for the sake of the children to have one last Christmas as...

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...