Legal

  • Family lawyers call for better protections for cohabiting couples
    Katie Royals on 25/11/2019

    Married or civil partner couples remain the most common family type in 2019, representing two-thirds of families in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS)

  • Celebrity divorces - Dividing riches and royalties
    News Team on 20/11/2019

    Singer Adele recently filed for divorce from her husband of three years. Adele’s divorce will take place in the US but if it had taken place in the UK, her ex-spouse may have argued for a share of up to 50 percent of her wealth, private client law firm Boodle Hatfield has noted

  • What to do if you’re concerned for a client’s wellbeing
    Katie Royals on 13/11/2019

    Research from national law firm Irwin Mitchell has shown many clients going through a divorce or contesting a Will experience mental health problems. eprivateclient took a look at what solicitors can do if they are concerned about a client’s wellbeing

  • Reputation resurrection
    on 12/11/2019

    There are many matters to sort out once a relative has died but most family members do not anticipate having to deal with an attack on their loved one’s reputation or the threat of secrets being published, explains Payne Hicks Beach's Hanna Basha

  • All's fair in love and law: The rise of Civil Partnerships
    on 11/11/2019

    In September, the Office for National Statistics released the latest statistics regarding civil partnerships from 2018. The numbers are slightly on the up. Interestingly, they mainly comprise the over 50s and, perhaps less surprisingly, those living in London

  • Rugby World Cup winner champions Bath law firm’s legacy management portal
    News Team on 08/11/2019

    One Rugby World Cup winner will be storing his winners’ medal using law firm Royds Withy King’s Life Safe portal

  • 'No fault' divorce dropped once more
    News Team on 08/11/2019

    The no fault divorce bill will be dropped once again as the result of the general election

  • Anti-money laundering reports up exponentially
    News Team on 08/11/2019

    The National Crime Agency has received a record number of Suspicious Activity Reports, the mechanism used to flag potential money laundering and related offences

  • Fifth of law firms fail on AML compliance
    News Team on 30/10/2019

    A fifth of law firms fail on money laundering compliance due to not having a required risk assessment, a review from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has found.

  • 'No fault' divorce back on the legislative agenda
    News Team on 16/10/2019

    The Queen’s Speech – delivered in the UK Houses of Parliament this week - has brought ‘no fault’ divorce back onto the agenda

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