Whilst reading the recent case of Forstater & Anor v Python (Monty) Pictures & Anor  EWHC 3759 (Ch), one could be forgiven for a touch of confusion especially in view of the widely reported and commented upon Mitchell ruling of 27th November 2013.
Proper preparation should ensure an enjoyable and problem-free event for everyone
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published a press release on 8 December 2013 detailing 10 new projects aimed at assisting separated couples to cooperate on parenting. The press release can be read here. Separating families often have many…
We are all familiar with the UK Census forms that are sent out to each household on a yearly basis with the polite but firm threat of prosecution should the form not be completed and returned. Indeed, 120 people were convicted, following 157 prosecution…
The Jackson reforms came into force on 1 April 2013 and over seven months later are still the hot topic on every litigator’s lips.
There is a fundamental misconception that unmarried couples have a legal status of “common law wife/husband” within England & Wales and will be protected legally and financially should they separate. This could not be further from the truth.
Are you unsure as to what documents to provide the Law Costs Draftsman for billing? Is your billing process being slowed by further paperwork being requested from you? Does it seem to be taking forever for you to receive payment on your matters?
Planning for a safe and secure future is even more important these days - pension pots are not as substantial and both the younger and older generations need more financial support than ever before.
In my last blog, I was looking at the ways in which you can try and force an opponent to mediate.
As a member of Resolution I am committed to dealing with my clients' matters in a non-confrontational and prompt manner. However, in the few weeks before any holiday period such an approach becomes more difficult to maintain, often as a result of a …
Figures published by the Office for National Statistics suggest that Britain’s population is set to age dramatically. By 2037 the number of over 80s in the UK is set to more than double.
Stress, depression and anxiety could amount to disabilities requiring reasonable adjustments