News & Recent Developments


The United kingdom is one of a number of countries which allows its citizens to hold dual nationality so Brexit doesn’t necessarily mean an exit for everyone... Read More


If you own or rent a property in central London then it’s likely you will at some point have considered making some extra cash by putting your property on a popular holiday letting site such as Airbnb. In this article we look at the legality of this type of letting.... Read More

WAPL and Patel v Soni and Denning Sottomeyer Ltd

Injunction preventing former in-house solicitor from acting in proceedings against former employer garanted... Read More

Protect it, don’t lose it – the right to a lease extension

Leasehold property held as a shared asset must be dealt with as part of the overall financial settlement following the breakdown of a relationship. ... Read More

A Highly Conflicted Parental Relationship and Dissemination of Information Regarding Private Children Law Proceedings - GIBBS V GIBBS [2017] EWHC 1700 (Fam)

A mother has recently been committed to 9 months in prison after breaching a court order... Read More

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are now less than a year away from the coming into force of the long awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR will apply from 25th May 2018 .... Read More

Taking Your Child Overseas

If you are considering moving abroad with your child or even if you are simply considering a holiday, you must ensure that you have permission from anyone else with parental responsibility.... Read More

Owens v Owens

The recent judgement Owens v Owens [2017] EWCA Civ 182 has caused divorce lawyers to re-examine how statements of case are drafted in petitions for unreasonable behavior. ... Read More

New Probate Fees For May 2017

From May 2017 a sliding scale for Probate fees will be introduced, replacing the old fixed fee system and dramatically increasing the cost for some.... Read More

Supreme court judgement provides important guidance on a person's right to exclude children from their will

This case considered crucial subjects such as a person’s financial responsibility towards their children, their ability to exclude those children in favour of unrelated, unconnected entities, the interaction between the state and family obligations and above all a person’s right to leave their estate as they wish.... Read More