Legal Resources and News

 Read jargon-free articles and guidance pieces written in-house by our solicitors and keep up to date with what's happening at Neves.

The laws on recruitment and discrimination.

You are recruiting for a sales manager, a customer-facing role and the applicant in front of you has a lip piercing, nose piercing and wrist/hand tattoos.

Do you…

  1. Automatically make the judgement that …

At Neves our goal is to give our client’s peace 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 Neves had the pleasure of speaking to the Buckingham U3A Family History Group.

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

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 …