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Top 10 reasons why Lasting Powers of Attorney are important for people of all ages
Top 10 reasons why Lasting Powers of Attorney are important for people of all ages

September 2016

Lasting powers of attorney (LPA) are important to everyone, no matter what age you are. A Lasting Power of Attorney provides reassurance that arrangements are in place so you can take future control of your own health a...

Isle of Man first to allow heterosexual couples to enter into civil partnership
Isle of Man first to allow heterosexual couples to enter into civil partnership

September 2016

It has been an eventful summer for Britain, from the referendum result and subsequent upheaval in politics to coming second in the global medal table at the Rio Olympics. As family lawyers, we watch and wait to see what...

You win sum, you lose sum: Estate administration changes
You win sum, you lose sum: Estate administration changes

September 2016

A change to inheritance tax that will save beneficiaries thousands of pounds could be offset by a proposed hike in probate court fees.From 6 April 2017 the much heralded £1million inheritance tax (IHT) nil rate band com...

Brexit impact on employment law – Parliamentary briefing published
Brexit impact on employment law – Parliamentary briefing published

September 2016

The House of Commons has produced a briefing paper entitled “Brexit: Impact Across Policy Areas” in which it states that David Davies MP is not attracted by the idea of rewarding those who voted for Brexit by cutting...

What options are available to enforce a judgment?
What options are available to enforce a judgment?

September 2016

There are various enforcement methods available post judgment to help ensure you actually receive the money owed to you or your business. The most appropriate will often depend on your circumstances and how much debt is...

Post-Brexit: the possible impact on family law
Post-Brexit: the possible impact on family law

August 2016

With the dust settling following the UK’s Brexit decision, we are still wondering what precisely this will mean for everyone, what the economic implications may be and, for the lawyers amongst us, what the legal ramifi...