Neves News and Articles

Keep up to date with our articles written by our solicitors on the latest developments in law and what's happening at Neves.

You can also watch our "In Just a Minute" series of videos, which cover a legal topic in one minute.

At Neves our goal is to give our client’s piece of mind that after their passing their affairs and wishes will be dealt in accordance with their faith yet valid under English Law. For example we aim to ensure that wills prepared on behalf of our Musl…

There has been much publicity recently about LPA’s, and here are some reasons why putting an LPA in place is a good idea.

Discussions regarding future-proofing or protecting your partner’s or family’s financial security often focus on Wills. Wills a…

When it comes to owning property abroad it is important to understand the laws of succession in that jurisdiction in the event of the owner’s death.


In 2015 The EU Succession Regulations (‘the Regulations’) known as Brussels IV came into force. All …

Last month I had the pleasure of speaking to the Buckingham U3A Family History Group.

My topic was Wills and Probate, but in considering what to talk about I was very aware that genealogists and family historians are looking at old Wills and Probate…

A realistic interpretation of the work of a family lawyer?

Like many, I sat down last Tuesday evening to watch the BBC’s new drama The Split. As a family lawyer you might expect that I would avoid an hour long programme about divorce and separation …

Statistics from the Ministry of Justice show that the number of applications for child arrangements orders made by grandparents has increased from 1,617 in 2014 to almost 2,000 in 2016. In addition, between January and June last year there were more …