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.” Although we can advise on both situations, this blog will deal only with the …
This article focuses on the main case law which impacts upon the costs within the Court of Protection.
As a Family Lawyer I was really pleased to hear the announcement made by the government, that all new domestic legislation and governmental policies will be subjected to a “families test” so that the impact of any changes can be considered, pr…
On 31 October 2014 The Supreme Court refused Game's application to appeal the Court of Appeal decision in Re Game Station leaving the common sense approach to insolvency practitioners’ occupation of rented premises to prevail.
In the recent case of King v Dubrey & Others  the High Court has held that a donation mortis causa (“a DMC”), also known as a deathbed gift, was not revoked by the donor’s later attempt to make a Will dealing with the same property.
I am sure this is a question that many managing partners are asking themselves these days...
Take yourself back to the Northern part of England 300 years ago. You are sat in the local Inn with all the local textile business owners. All working in their tidy but run down little cottages spinning and weaving textiles and making enough to keep the f…