Private Client Issues – February 2024


8th February 2024

Welcome to this month’s edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan’s monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest. It features insight and advice on developments affecting private individuals.

Our teams work both from our offices and remotely and are happy to meet with you virtually, or in person where this is preferred. We have found that many clients prefer the convenience of a video meeting, whilst other prefer face to face, particularly for the first meeting.

When does luxury become lost? Unlocking the hidden gems in an estate administration…

The luxury market continues to grow at an impressive rate. Those with luxury items in their Will need to ensure they are correctly valued, meaning choosing the right executor is crucial.

Read more about preparing your Will 

Do I need a family lawyer for an amicable divorce?

It is often a misconception that instructing solicitors will increase hostility between a divorcing couple. We set out how family lawyers can help with an amicable divorce and reduce issues down the line.

Read more the importance of a family lawyer

What happens in a MIAM?

Mediation has become more mainstream yet those accessing information about mediation for the first time may not understand the principles or process. We explain the initial meeting here.

Read more about MIAMs   

What happens at the end of family mediation?

The ongoing joint sessions of mediation are tailored to a couple’s individual wishes, and so the length and content of mediation can vary hugely. We look at what you could expect to get at the end.

Read more about family mediation

Is a Pre-Nuptial Agreement enforceable?

If a couple enter into a Pre-Nuptial Agreement, will it be binding and enforceable? This is one of the most common questions asked about Pre-Nuptial Agreements so we revisit the topic here.

Read more about Pre-Nuptial Agreements

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1 February -
It is often a misconception amongst potential clients that instructing family law solicitors will increase hostility between a divorcing couple or that the couple have to resolve their financial remedy... Read More

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25 January -
Despite mediation becoming more mainstream, many do not know about the process involved in family mediation. As part of Family Mediation Week, we explain what happens at the end of... Read More

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23 January -
Mediation has become more mainstream in recent years, but it is still not surprising that those accessing information about mediation for the first time do not understand the principles or... Read More