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Lady Hale

Hale: Supreme Court's job is to interpret the law, not legislate

24 April 2018By

UK's highest court will shortly hear two eagerly awaited decisions on divorce and civil partnerships.

James Munby

Munby takes action on 'defective' divorces

23 April 2018By

Judges told communications should be expressed in appropriately sympathetic and apologetic language.

Tini Owens

Family lawyers repeat calls for no-fault divorce ahead of Owens intervention

20 April 2018By

Resolution says it is ridiculous that Tini Owens has to go to the Supreme Court to be granted a decree nisi.


Will-writing ABS bought by national firm

13 April 2018By

The Will Writing Company fell into adminstration less than two years after it was authorised as an alternative business structure.

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Ann stanyer

Tackling financial abuse of the elderly

26 March 2018By Ann Stanyer

We need tougher rules on lasting powers of attorney but the Ministry of Justice appears indifferent.

Andrew Newbury, Hall Brown

Financial remedy work

26 March 2018By Andrew Newbury

Legal update: family law

Thomas Middlehurst, Moore Blatch

Family trials and tribulations

5 March 2018By

Contentious probate is booming but need not lead to courtroom drama.

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Files and hands

26 February 2018

27 February 2018

This week’s starred Law Reports - including two landmark human rights decisions in the Supreme Court.



15 February 2018

Proceedings related to seven children for whom a final care order had been made in respect of each in favour of the same local authority. Some of the children were in foster care and others in specialist placements. All were subject to certain restrictions on their movement or liberty.

stethoscope medical doctor


5 February 2018

The third respondent, presently aged 11 months, suffered acute brain injury following severe hypoxia during labour and delivery. He was admitted to the paediatric intensive care ward of the applicant hospital. The hospital applied for declarations that the provision of life-sustaining treatment was no longer in his best interests. The ...

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​Me, too

23 April 2018

Your article on sexual harassment gave me much comfort, but it is heartbreaking to read that such behaviour is so common in 2018


Over-packaged LPAs

23 April 2018

I read with interest Philip Evans’ 16 April letter (‘A better way for an LPA’). He suggested a single-page certificate similar to a grant of probate as proof of a lasting power of attorney, to avoid the lengthy work involved in certifying current powers.


Windrush compensation

23 April 2018

The targeting and detaining of undocumented Caribbean migrants who (it must be not be forgotten) were invited to work in the UK, and have been living, working, raising families, paying taxes and collecting pensions since the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush in 1948, is grossly unconscionable, divisive and utterly disgraceful.

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Aon Risk Solutions

Get ready for GDPR - 25 May

The clock is ticking...


Charity Explorer




JEAN MENZIES died on 15 March 2018 late of Flat 5, 43A Chiltern Street, London W1U 6LT. Anyone knowing of a Will of the above-mentioned deceased please contact or telephone 0207 935 3522 for the attention of Mr Stephen Nelken.

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