201904.09

NO FAULT DIVORCE – finally set to become a reality?

The legal profession (especially those of us dealing with Family Law) have welcomed the Government’s announcement that they will be introducing ‘no-fault’ divorce. The aim is to reform and modernise our divorce legislation that is nearly half a century old. Many of us have long since recognised that our existing divorce process is not fit…

201903.18

Enforcement of a Tomlin order is simple contract. Keep it Simples!

In the case of Bostani and others v Pieper and another [2019] EWHC 547 (Comm) (4 March 2019), the claimants (“C”) applied to enter judgment against the defendants (“D”) pursuant to the terms of a Tomlin order which provided that if D failed to make any of the payments due under the order, C was…

201704.12

Business Law Legal Alert

BLLA – Spring 2017  (pdf version) In the latest Business Law Legal Alert from Spencer Laymond, we have three interesting cases from the High Court: the failed €13.5 million commission agreement between an investment banker and millionaire, over dinner in a Mayfair restaurant; the £1 award for an employer winning its case for breach of…

201703.07

PRE-NUP – WHAT’S THAT ? DO I NEED ONE ?

With the romance of Valentine’s Day now behind us, let’s talk again about the practical aspects of our relationships. With the unavoidable increase in divorce and separation rates, it means that more of us who are getting married or moving in together are not “first timers“. Not only that, either one or both parties may have…

201607.27

Leading Ladies in Business

Clare Pilsworth, a Family Law Partner at our Royston office is listed as one of the in “Leading Ladies” at the forefront of the Business Community in this month’s feature in the Hertfordshire Mercury.  Clare is a specialist in her field and deals with all forms of family law – divorce, separation, child access, parental responsibility, financial settlements,…