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Wills solicitor fined over £75,000 gift from 'insistent' client

22 February 2019By

Tribunal hears client ‘relentlessly’ insisted that he wanted to help with solicitor’s liabilities.

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MoJ accused of ignoring solicitors in bequest alert reforms

15 February 2019By

‘Vital’ solicitors can have their say in new process for alerting charities to bequests.

Nicholas Crichton

£280,000 pledged to safeguard pioneering family court

14 February 2019By

Justice reform charity to host new national partnership to support problem-solving approach.

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Pro bono lawyers 'like loyal horse Boxer in Animal Farm' - High Court judge

13 February 2019By

Mr Justice Williams says lawyers are filling the gaps that should be covered by legal aid.

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Siobhan McLaughlin

Living dangerously

14 January 2019By Marialuisa Taddia

Many unmarried couples are unaware of their lack of legal rights in the event of separation or death, but will a growing appetite for reform actually change ‘outdated’ laws? Marialuisa Taddia reports

June Venters

Parental alienation

4 December 2018By June Venters

Dealing with accusations that one parent has ‘turned’ the mind of a child against the other.

Andrew Newbury

Maintenance pending suit

3 December 2018By Andrew Newbury

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Father and child

Wrongful removal or retention of a child

31 January 2019

Court allows father’s application for his child to be returned from England to Hungary.

IVF treatment

Damages for breach of contract

4 January 2019

Father loses damages claim appeal after an IVF clinic implanted an embryo into his former partner without his consent.

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chris owen

Retired but missing work

18 February 2019

I am 75 but active and was admitted over 50 years ago. Do you have any suggestions for reskilling to obtain work?

Mark anderson

Documenting death is in a time warp

14 February 2019By Mark Anderson

The system seems designed for the comfort and convenience of the people administering it.


Letters roundup - 11 February 2019

11 February 2019

Whistleblowing punishment, Lord Falconer, gender divide, and modes of address: your letters to the editor.

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Please advise any Will for the late DAVID ARTHUR JOYCE of 14a Harefield Close, Winnersh, Wokingham RG41 5NP (died 27.07.17). Contact Cubism Law: or telephone 020 7831 0101 (DMC/6796/1).

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