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Short, sharp sharing - are assets split equally following a 'short' marriage?

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The recent case of Sharp v Sharp [2017] has changed the way the courts will divide up a divorcing couple's assets where the marriage is short and childless. More …

Foxton's former owner basement challenge: Court of Appeal clarifies scope of certificate of lawfulness of proposed works for listed buildings

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On 12 June, the Court of Appeal handed down judgement in The Government of the Republic of France v the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea [2017] EWCA Civ 429. More …

Is it time divorce and financial claims procedures were separated?

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Separating couples can find that their divorce takes many months and years to go through the legal process. Could a move to separate out some of the steps, and more online divorces, speed things up? More …

When families fall out and what it means on death…

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If you have had a falling out with a family member then you need to make sure you have created a Will. Even if you aren't on speaking terms, they could still inherit from you under the Intestacy Rules unless if you have not left a Will. More …

What does the election result mean for data protection?

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Our expert Jon Belcher explains the election result will have an impact on data protection law in the UK. More …