Legal News & Events


Compulsory ADR is around the corner 

28/07/2021

Judges ordering parties to engage in ADR is not deemed in breach of the Human Rights Act, according to a report form the Civil Justice Council. Read on to find out more about compulsory ADR.

School holidays and separated parents

26/07/2021

If you and your former partner are unable to agree as to how much time your children should spend with each of you over the school holidays, you may need to seek the intervention of the Court and apply for a Child Arrangements Order. Read on to find out more.

Want to be a Lawyer? We share the routes to get there.

22/07/2021

There are now many different routes to take if you'd like to become a Lawyer, such as qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive (CILEx). Read on to find out more.

Pre-nuptials and post-nuptials: The implications of agreements

14/07/2021

In the event of a marriage breaking up, a court will generally take pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreements into account, so they can be very useful.... here's a helpful guide from our Family Team.

Trainee Solicitor: A day in the life of Hollie Griffith

24/06/2021

Trainee Solicitor Hollie Griffith gives an insight into what life is like in the legal profession. She's recorded a day in her life as a Trainee as a helpful guide for those considering training in law.

How to reduce your estate for Inheritance Tax (IHT) purposes

22/06/2021

Want to learn more about how your loved ones can avoid paying as much Inheritance Tax when you pass away? Our Director Zoe Fleming shares some top tips on reducing your estate.

Cheers to us…. Marsden Rawsthorn wins epic pub dispute

22/06/2021

Dispute won: We are proud to share news of our latest win - our client's long-standing feud over ownership of a pub.

Why you should consider a Lasting Power of Attorney

20/05/2021

Marsden Rawsthorn is calling on families to create a Lasting Power of Attorney this Dementia Action Week. The Alzheimer's Society's awareness event, which runs until May 23, aims to get support to nearly one million people in the UK with dementia and their families.

We share our top tips this Stress Awareness Month

28/04/2021

This Stress Awareness Month, our Solicitor Katy Rider has some top tips to ensure stress is minimised when you are attempting to settle a legal dispute.

Why petnups have become a key consideration as a result of COVID-19

13/04/2021

The breakdown of any relationship is an upsetting time for all concerned, especially when family pets are involved. Pets are often seen as an important and integral part of the family.

Busiest ever year for Commercial Property team despite pandemic challenge

09/04/2021

Our Commercial Property department is celebrating its busiest ever year with a 20 per cent uplift in fees despite the pandemic.

Heart-breaking story from TV’s Kate Garraway shows importance of lasting power of attorney

24/03/2021

Heart-breaking story from TV’s Kate Garraway shows importance of lasting power of attorney. The pandemic has brought into sharp focus the importance of planning for the future.

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