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What are the solutions to parental alienation?
What are the solutions to parental alienation?

September 2017

A couple have a child together. Both play a full role in looking after the child for the first years of the child’s life but, sadly, they then separate in acrimonious circumstances and one parent moves out of the famil...

ECHR rules employee whose messages were monitored suffered breach of human rights
ECHR rules employee whose messages were monitored suffered breach of human rights

September 2017

Following a ruling of the European Court of Human Rights’ highest court of appeal today, many businesses will need rethink their approach to the monitoring of private messages sent by employees during the working day.

Challenging a will? your questions answered
Challenging a will? your questions answered

August 2017

According to the Law Commission an estimated 40% of adults die without having a will in place, and it is thought that the outdated and complicated laws are putting people off making one.

e-wills...tweet your last wishes?
e-wills...tweet your last wishes?

August 2017

Would you want to tweet your will rather than have it written out and signed? How about a will made by text message, video recording or Facebook post?

Will new DIY divorce petition lead to more acrimony?
Will new DIY divorce petition lead to more acrimony?

August 2017

A new divorce petition introduced recently becomes compulsory from 4 September 2017. The rationale behind the introduction of the new form is the recognition that more people are managing their own divorce proceedings an...

Lasting powers of attorney – preventing abuse of the system
Lasting powers of attorney – preventing abuse of the system

August 2017

Recent comments by a retired senior judge regarding the lack of safeguards in the power of attorney system has caused concern amongst the general public. Susan Glenholme, a partner in our award winning and Law Society ac...