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Thirty years of the Children Act – a family lawyer reflects

Family Law Partner Fiona Turner reflects on the revolutionary Children Act 1989, now in its thirtieth year.

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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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

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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

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“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

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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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Prenups should be the way forward for expats

While family law may not be top of the legislative agenda, prenups have a crucial part to play in divorce proceedings in a post-Brexit world.

Emma Collins
Emma Collins Partner

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Gender dysphoria and parental disputes

There has been a growing number of reported legal cases of gender dysphoria in children over the last few years and it seems more and more children…

Rachel Lim
Rachel Lim Principal Associate

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OTS recommends major shake-up of IHT Regime

The Office of Tax Simplification has published the second part of its report into simplifying the UK’s Inheritance Tax rules.

Lorraine Wilson
Lorraine Wilson Solicitor

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