Ground Rent in Residential Leases
Dona Awano explains how the law relating to ground rent in residential leases is changing as part of the government’s reform.Read More
Inheritance tax – what it is, and why most of us won’t have to pay it
Private Client Solicitor, Rachael Pratt, talks to us about inheritance tax - what it is, how much it is, and why most of us won't have to pay it.Read More
Divorce Day: Do more people get divorced in January?
The first working day Monday of the year has become known as ‘Divorce Day’, but do more people really get divorced in January?Read More
Can you choose to have your parental responsibility terminated?
It’s rare that a parent would request for their parental responsibility to be terminated. But in GF (A Minor), Re  EWFC 203, this is what happened.Read More
Property Trader Stamp Duty Exemption – Total Exemption what a relief!
Partner and Head of Commercial property, Katy Moss, discusses the criteria needed to qualify for the Property Trader Stamp Duty Exemption.Read More
Thinking about gifting your home to your children to avoid inheritance tax? Think again…
Esther Omishore, a trainee private client solicitor, explains what to consider before gifting your home to your children.Read More
Moving Home Checklist
Moving Home? Residential Property partner, Nigel Matthews puts together the must-read checklist to help your house move go smoothly.Read More
Landmark Ruling for Same-Sex Couples
At 10.30am on 27 July 2023, a judgment was handed down, remotely, in what can only be described as a landmark ruling for same-sex couples. The Law Society Gazette has commented that this is a ‘historic win’ which has ‘opened the door on a new chapter in international family law’. It involved a case where […]Read More
What is a parenting plan? And why do I need one?
Family Law Executive, Carole Hack explains what a parenting plan is and how by drawing one up both parents understand and are aware of what’s been decided for their child.Read More
Can I take my child abroad if I co-parent with my ex?
Estella Newbold-Brown discusses the legal ramifications of taking your child abroad without the co-parent's consent and what documents you may need at the airport even if you have permission.Read More
Can a shared ownership leaseholder participate in the Right to Manage process?
Can shared ownership leaseholders participate in the Right to Manage? Leasehold specialist, Dona Awano, looks at a recent court case.Read More
Don’t Forget the Finances – Getting a Financial Order within a No-Fault Divorce
Family law solicitor, Donna Rose discusses the ramifications of not obtaining a financial order during divorce or civil partnership dissolution proceedings.Read More