My blogs in the past have focused on civil partnerships and the impact of new legislation on same sex relationships.
In December 2014, the High Court decided not to follow the earlier decision made in Raithatha v Williamson  EWHC 909 (Ch) (“Raithatha”).
It’s important that your Will reflects your wishes and remains up to date when your personal circumstances change.
The new regulations regarding converting a civil partnership formally come into force on 10 December, which is when the first conversions can take place.
In April 2013, the Government brought in reforms to civil litigation funding and costs in England and Wales. These reforms concerned the way that civil cases are funded, and the costs involved in bringing those cases. As a result the permitted arrangement
Power of Attorney (including Lasting Powers of Attorney and Enduring Powers of Attorney) & Grant of Probate Cost Reviews
We have noticed a sharp rise in the number of clients querying whether the costs claimed on their Power of Attorney and Grant of Probate matters are reasonable and proportionate in accordance with Part 44.3 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR).
Clarion have teamed up with a third party funder to provide our clients with access to no risk litigation funding for appropriate cases.
Hold the phone! Consultation under way in an effort to increase the regulations surrounding unsolicited marketing calls
There are few people who haven’t been subjected to a “nuisance call”, whether it be selling pet insurance, advocating the benefits of double glazing that you just can’t do without or informing you of a PPI claim you are allegedly entitled to make.
Over half of the people polled, in a recent OnePoll.com survey, admitted to having a "plan B" namely a man who they can start a relationship with, if their current relationship turns sour!
The first point to establish is whether you are seeking to enforce a maintenance order in a European Member State or in what EU regulators call “third states.”
This article focuses on the main case law which impacts upon the costs within the Court of Protection.
The focus is on ensuring that families are thought of in the development of all new policies and this is reflected in the comments of Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith who said “Families are the foundations of society…so in order …