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Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

Equal rights for all – it’s been a long time coming…

As our communities continue to welcome diversity so do our laws.

Tania Derrett Smith
Tania Derrett-Smith Principal Associate
Will my spouse/civil partner automatically inherit if I die without a will?

It is a common misconception that your spouse or civil partner will automatically inherit the whole of your estate if you die without making a will…

Sally Cook
Sally Cook Associate

Our top 10 tips for why millennials should have a will in place

Research conducted by Weightmans LLP shows that over 95% of those under 35 have not made a will. Here are our top 10 tips for why millennials should…

Lorraine Wilson
Lorraine Wilson Solicitor

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

“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

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

Where is your will?

We look at the options for the storage of wills.

Shahida Jogi
Shahida Jogi Associate

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