It is a common misconception that Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are only for the elderly or for those who are beginning to lose the ability to manage their affairs. In reality, they are extremely useful documents that should be part of everyone’s lifetime planning and we encourage our clients of all ages to put them in place.
News Team on 30/03/2021
The family courts were busy than previous years in the last quarter of 2020, with a six percent rise in the number of new cases.
Along with providing an interesting insight into the Court’s rigorous approach to deathbed gifts, the recent judgement in Davey v Bailey  EWHC 445 (Ch) served as a painful reminder of the importance of precise estate planning.
News Team on 29/03/2021
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched a voucher scheme that will provide up to £500 towards mediation costs for certain family law cases.
News Team on 29/03/2021
Wealth manager Shard Capital has expanded its UK Tier 1 (Investor) Visa team by appointing Jacky Ng to the newly created role of chief investment officer.
News Team on 24/03/2021
The number of divorces in the UK fell by eight percent to 108,900 in the year ended 30 September 2020.
News Team on 25/02/2021
HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has announced a series of new developments in its digital probate service, with further changes on the way to incorporate user feedback
Will Sidery on 19/02/2021
Boutique family law firm Bortoft Bell has expanded its offering with the appointment of Catherine Thomas as a consultant
News Team on 19/02/2021
Irwin Mitchell’s family law team has partnered with the University of Bristol on a project designed to support LGBT+ clients in the family justice system
Family mediation is an effective and constructive way of resolving disputes arising from the breakdown of a relationship without going to court. It provides a safe and private place for frank and open discussions between separating couples so that they can agree arrangements for their future...
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