Posts from October 2020
By Michelle Chapman, solicitor and Edward Lord, paralegal In times of crisis, people are said to either ‘fight or flight’. It’s fair to...30/10/20
By Charlotte Watson, paralegal and Kathryn Evans, senior associate The recent case of Z v X (Declaration of Parentage)  EWFC 67...30/10/20
By Deborah Levy, consultant in the Family Law team There are probably very few people whose lives and relationships have not been...27/10/20
By Jason Mountford, regulated financial planner at Irwin Mitchell There’s been quite a bit of coverage in recent days about the Bank of...23/10/20
By Ben Xu, Immigration team associate at Irwin Mitchell With increasing number of countries offering citizenship by investment schemes,...16/10/20
By George Uglow, financial planner at Irwin Mitchell The Treasury has recently scrapped plans for an Autumn Budget, but that does not...12/10/20
By Jelena Korobkova, solicitor in the Family Law team In recent years the social norms and medical advances have made huge leaps to allow...09/10/20
Surrogacy and separation: what happens when relationships break down prior to the parental order being made?
By Candice Bull, solicitor in the Family Law team The surrogacy journey is an exciting yet nerve-wracking and emotional one for all...09/10/20
Adult child denied claim for financial support from living parents - how does this differ to a claim against a deceased parent's estate?
FS v RS & JS  EWFC 63 We are used to seeing adult children bring claims for financial provision from their parents’ estates on...09/10/20
By Chrissy Leach, associate accountant at Irwin Mitchell HMRC has been using its Connect computer system for several years now to receive...07/10/20
By Hannah Braisted, solicitor in the Family Law team Egg freezing is one way to try to help preserve a woman’s fertility, by collecting...05/10/20
Written by Marie Newton, a paralegal in the Will, Trust and Estate Disputes team In this day of modern technology and digitalisation, it...01/10/20
By Vicki Rawlins, associate solicitor in the Family Law team A lot of couples' wedding plans for 2020 have needed to be reviewed in order...01/10/20