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Leigh Shapiro

Abolishing Leasehold – is this the answer?

This weekend, Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, declared that in this parliament, perhaps even...

Emma Diack

Will 2023 Be A Record Year For Divorce?

It’s been predicted that there will be an influx of new divorce applications this January. There is often a post-Christmas spike in...

Rachel Baker

Anything But Court

It was recently reported that the family court backlog had reached 110,000 cases. With the number of unresolved cases increasing, it’s...

Nicola Hawkins

Consent To End Of Life Care

The BBC reported last week that Mr Stowell is suing his late mother's care home in Hull for placing his mother on end of life care...

Irwin Mitchell

What’s the Difference Between Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance?

Taxes – no-one likes paying more than they have to but ultimately, we all acknowledge that they’re a necessity for our current lives.  We...

Mandeep Khroud

UK Tier 1 Visa Route Is Reviewed Amid Corruption And Organised Crime Risk

The UK Parliament’s statement made on 12 January 2023 regarding the findings of the “Tier 1 (Investor) route: Review of operation between...

Rachel Baker

Five Common Mediation Myths

Over recent years most clients have become aware of family mediation and know that it involves a negotiation between two individuals with...

Rachel Baker

What Happens at Family Mediation?

This week is Family Mediation Week which aims to raise awareness of family mediation and of the benefits it can bring to separating...

Antonia Birchall

Accusations Of Domestic Abuse - Advice To Help You Navigate Your Way Through The Family Court System

Many of us look forward to the holiday season: It is a time to come together and celebrate with family and friends. Sadly, Christmas can...

Edward Lord

Will the Cost of Living Crisis Have an Impact on Probate Disputes?

With the current cost of living crisis in England and Wales, just being alive is getting more costly. This consequently, may place a...