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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.

Family Law News

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.

Residential Property

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.

Family Law News

COVID-19 Weddings – Advice for couples and venues/suppliers in the Event of a wedding cancellation or postponement due to the pandemic

22/03/2021

It’s such a difficult time for any couple planning a wedding, whether that’s because they postponed their 2020 wedding or if their wedding was already planned for 2021 and now everything remains uncertain.  Most couples, even pre-covid, spend around two years planning.

Disputes and Resolution

Contracts and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

17/03/2021

In the current COVID-19 pandemic, a major concern for parties to a contract is whether their contractual obligations can be performed and if not, what the consequence of that is. Many commercial contracts will probably contain a force majeure clause but if they don’t, then the well established doctrine of frustration could instead apply.

Disputes and Resolution

Divorce and Finances

22/02/2021

Separating from your spouse is one of the biggest and most difficult decisions you will ever have to make. When faced with dealing with a significant life change and the worry and uncertain that can bring, it is important that you obtain legal advice as soon as possible to assist you in preparing for a divorce.

Family Law News

Contentious probate and the importance of seeking the advice of a solicitor when writing a Will

29/01/2021

The importance of seeking the advice of a solicitor when writing a Will.

Wills and Probate

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

11/05/2020

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

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