201710.04

“I’ll leave it to the cats’ home !”

It’s a fact – you do have the right in law to leave your money to anyone you like – even the cats’ home – and I’m sure they would be very grateful. The problem comes when you don’t provide for certain categories of dependents who can argue they are entitled in law to receive…

201704.18

Web Developers – want to stay out of Court ?

This time, more information from one of our business law specialists, Spencer Laymond, targeted at web developers. He’s written a handy guide entitled  “Web Development Agreements – 7 Steps to Staying out of Court” Avoiding litigation and staying out of court, does not have to mean elaborate terms and conditions costing significant amounts.  Whilst there are some special issues…

201608.11

“CALL THE MEDIATOR !” – Does Family Mediation work?

One of our Family Law experts, Amanda Thurston explains : The latest “fly on the wall” documentary from the BBC follows a family mediator helping couples agree the terms of their separation or divorce. From whether to sell the family home, to how much maintenance to pay, or how often one of them can take…

201505.06

Want to get paid ?

Clients often come to our Debt Collection service (“Prompt Pay”) when they are owed money and want to “go legal”. They sometimes have problems, however, with our first question which is “can we have all your papers?” They often are so focussed on doing a great job for their customers that they lose sight of…

201408.21

Business Disputes

If you are in business for any time at all, it’s inevitable that at some time you are going to get into a dispute with a customer or a supplier. If you’re looking to a Judge to resolve these matters for you, you need to keep in mind that the Courts are moving very much…