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 the peak of its popularity, as many as one in four British couples were getting married abroad. We often get asked by clients if there is a requirement, here in the UK, to “register” a marriage (or divorce!) conducted overseas. Here are a number o…

This year our Harpenden office has made their Christmas donation to support The Rennie Trust Hospice which is their local hospice.

We are sponsoring a night nurse for one night – 28/12. Apparently the Rennie Trust Hospice is the only one in the coun…

We are delighted to have been ranked in the Legal 500 United Kingdom this year for our Commercial and Company Law!

Within the listing Neves is praised for its 'great understanding of clients' business, concerns and objectives - advice received is al…

Spousal maintenance 

When parties divorce and the Courts become involved in resolving financial disputes, they can order that one party to the marriage pays the other spousal maintenance for a period of time, via a Periodical Payments Order (PPO).

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A Supreme Court decision in the case of Mr Y, ruled last month that in certain circumstances it will no longer be necessary for the family of a patient with a “prolonged disorder of consciousness” to apply to the Court of Protection to withdraw life …

Understanding your client's business sector helps in settling vital company legal matters

For most people, whether they are sellers or buyers, a sea-change in the status and ownership of their business may be the most important transaction in their …