Lockdown Pets – Who Gets Custody If We Split?

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a substantial increase in the number of families purchasing pets due to them spending more time at home. According to...


PIP Implant Victims Win Compensation Case

A French Appeal Court has ruled that around 2,700 victims of the PIP breast implant scandal should be entitled to receive compensation. The ruling follows ten years of legal proceedings...


Pension Sharing Orders & Applying For Decree Absolute

Financial arrangements for parties going through divorce or dissolution of civil partnership can be resolved in two ways: Through an agreement reached between the parties, which is approved by the...


The Impact Of Brexit On Personal Injury Claims – Rail Travel & Product Liability

One of the most talked about issues in the UK over the last few years, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been Brexit. As you are most likely already aware, the...


January Divorces – Act Today For A Better Tomorrow

We’ve reached that time of the year again of “out with the old and in with the new”.  Well intended resolutions have been made in relation to exercise, diet, alcohol...


John Howell MP Proposes New Bill Allowing Parties To Offer An Apology Without Admitting Liability

During a legal dispute, often a party will not want to offer a formal apology through fear that it will be treated as an admission of liability. However, under a...


Indemnity Costs To Be Paid By Litigant In Person

In a recent blog, we reported on the case of Liu v Matyas, which consisted of a dispute over which professional executor should be appointed in place of the executors...


The Importance Of An Inquest

The importance of the inquest process cannot be underestimated. Where a loved one has died and the cause is unclear or there is reason to suspect something other than natural...


Will Trusts: Protecting Both Your Current Spouse/Partner & Also Your Children From a Previous Relationship After you die

What is a Will Trust? A Trust is an arrangement whereby you have one set of people (the Trustees) looking after assets (the Trust fund) that they hold on behalf...


Will Trusts: Protecting Your Beneficiaries From Themselves & Others

What is a Will Trust? A Trust is an arrangement whereby you have one set of people (the Trustees) looking after assets (the Trust fund) that they hold on behalf...


APIL Injury Prevention Week 2020 – Road Safety For Pedestrians

The not-for profit organisation representing injured people, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), is promoting road safety for pedestrians as part of their Injury Prevention Week 2020, which takes place this...


Will Trusts: Protecting Your Estate From Care Fees

What is a Will Trust? A Trust is an arrangement whereby you have one set of people (the Trustees) looking after assets (the Trust fund) that they hold on behalf...