Family law

Private Client Issues - October 2017

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Welcome to this month's edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan's monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest. More …

A Caribbean conundrum – A reminder for unmarried cohabiting couples who own properties and assets together

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When unmarried couples separate it can be difficult to deal with any properties they own as the law relies on quite complex property and trust law principles. Our expert explains the case law surrounding unmarried couples who separate. More …

Marriage and wealth preservation – what our survey tells us

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In today's society second marriages and blended families are becoming more common. But how can you preserve your wealth when you enter into a marriage? More …

Private Client Issues - February 2017

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Welcome to this month's edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan's monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest. More …

The Autumn Statement 2016: What this means for private clients

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Our experts share their views on the 2016 Autumn Statement announced today. More …

Single parent successfully challenges surrogacy law

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The Family Division of the High Court has given a landmark ruling regarding the law of surrogacy. More …

Blake Morgan Looks 'Back to the Future' in Law

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Fans of the classic film 'Back to the Future' will be all too familiar with today's date, 21 October 2015, as the date Marty Mcfly and eccentric Doctor Emmet Brown travelled forward, in the DeLorean. Fast forward 30 years from when the film was first shown, and we find ourselves in a slightly different world to the one predicted in the film More …

Important changes to pensions.

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Important changes are being introduced to pensions on 6th April 2015; new legislation is increasing the flexibility afforded to individuals in deciding how to operate their pensions. More …

A trip to the House of Lords

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Nina Lake and the Family Law team were fortunate enough to have a rather different working day last week when they were invited by Baroness Deech to attend the House of Lords to watch the Committee Stage of amendments to a bill. More …