Articles for Individuals

settlement-agreement-negotiations
16 July 2019
If you’ve been offered a settlement agreement (formerly known as a compromise agreement) or are on the verge of entering settlement agreement negotiations with your employer, you may be wondering what steps you can take to deliver the best possible outcome for you. 
Relationship Misconceptions and Considerations in Wills
09 July 2019
There are so many misconceptions about relationships and how a particular relationship status can effect a Last Will and Testament. Here are few common misconceptions that we have heard during clients meetings.   “My Will has been revoked as I am divorced”
Court of Protection – Deputyship Applications
08 July 2019
“I’m sorry, we can only discuss the account with the account holder” “But I’m her daughter, my mum has dementia and can not call you herself” “I’m sorry madam, but for security purposes, we are only able to speak with the account holder, or a person with legal authority to act on her behalf” A frustrating and yet very common conversation.
family-law-solicitors
28 June 2019
The end of a marriage can be an unhappy and stressful event for all concerned. Following calls for reform, Justice Secretary David Gauke recently announced that divorce law would be updated in an effort to reduce family conflict - including the introduction of no fault divorce.
HATE CRIME
21 June 2019
The two words “hate crime” are often heard in the current climate - in the press, in the judicial system, and in our societies generally. Anyone may be a victim of a hate crime. In light of Pride Week, this article briefly looks at what hate crime is, and how it is dealt with in the criminal justice system.