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Michelle Chapman

Retrospective Capacity Reports: The need to provide all-inclusive instructions

By Cori McKeown, solicitor in the Will, Trust and Estate Disputes team The importance of ensuring that experts who are instructed to...

Hannah Braisted

Green light for outdoor civil weddings and partnerships

By Hannah Braisted, solicitor in the Family Law team Call me an overly-committed family lawyer, but my go-to fun fact (for anyone that...

Irwin Mitchell

Same-sex couples and the law about parenthood

By Hannah Saxe, Senior Associate Solicitor, Family team The law relating to parenthood can be complicated, especially for same-sex...

Irwin Mitchell

Inherited Wealth on Divorce

By Hayley Trim, Family law Partner at Irwin Mitchell English family lawyers will tell you it is trite law that inherited assets are not...

Yogi Amin

The DWP’s continued failure to provide updates to benefits reforms for terminally ill patients causes growing concern and anger amongst campaigners

By Simon Webb, Workplace Illness Specialist Solicitor and Georgie Woolmer, Personal Injury Trainee Solicitor  The concerns of...

David Shirt

Loneliness Awareness Week 2021

By Helen Webster, solicitor at Irwin Mitchell This year, Loneliness Awareness Week runs from 14 -18 June, and is a campaign hosted by...

Irwin Mitchell

Millions could be heading into retirement crisis

More than 90 percent of private sector workers with defined contribution pensions will not be able to afford a comfortable retirement,...

Nicola Hawkins

Carers Week: Legal authority to act for others

This week is Carers Week, which is an annual campaign dedicated to raise awareness of the role carers provide.  It’s important that a...

Yogi Amin

A whistle-stop tour of carers' rights

The Care Act 2014 created a shift in relation to carers’ rights and for the first time placed carers’ rights on a similar footing to...

Irwin Mitchell

Access to Work: How can I get support to stay or return to work if I have a disability?

By Michelle Morris, financial planner at Irwin Mitchell Asset Management As a financial planner, I understand the challenges and barriers...