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To gift or not to gift? That is the question

Parents often have surplus cash saved up and are keen to help get their child onto the property ladder for the first time.

David Stokes
David Stokes Principal Associate
10 top tips for the first meeting with your family solicitor

We understand that making the decision to see a family lawyer can be daunting. With that in mind, here are some top tips.

Eleanor Webster
Ellie Webster Associate

Blow for divorce tourists as Russian oligarch’s wife’s financial claims thrown out

Divorce tourism is not always successful as the recent decision in Potanin v Potanina shows.

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Associate

Are companies going too far in seeking to regulate the private lives of their employees?

Michael Ryley looks at the decision of McDonalds to fire their CEO for having a relationship with an employee.

Michael Ryley
Michael Ryley Partner

“The trial is not a dress rehearsal. It is the first and last night of the show”

The case of AR v ML is an important reminder for lawyers and clients to ensure that the evidence they are producing is consistent with the case they…

Linzi Perriman
Linzi Perriman Associate

Guidance given on case management, particularly expert evidence, for Court of Protection case

Vice President of the CoP sets out case management guidance, with a particular focus on expert evidence.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

Article 3 – the threshold for engagement

Two recent judicial review cases provide some useful commentary on the nature and scope of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

The Inheritance Act and extending time – the saga continues

The Court of Appeal has released its judgment in Suriya Begum v Shakila Ahmed (Personal Representative of Mohammed Yousaf Khan, Deceased).

Rob Jones
Robert Jones Partner

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