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 recent high profile case between Mr Jeffrey Blue (investment banker) and Mike Ashley (owner of Sports Direct) has served to reinforce the importance of documenting commercial agreements in writing.

In a nutshell, Jeffrey Blue claimed that he had…

Court’s Complaint Procedure

The court has a duty to ensure cases are dealt with justly, expeditiously and fairly. The court must ensure it is allotting an appropriate share of the court’s resources to your case.

At Neves we are acting in several ca…

How a Court Order can help

Within divorce proceedings the court has power to make orders about the family home or any other property you or your spouse own.  The Court cannot order a lender to lend you more money, but a properly drafted court order …

Things to consider first.

As you near the end of your maternity leave questions begin to surface regarding the care of the child. For some, it may be possible financially for one parent to not return to work, instead giving up their career to look a…

As many of you will have noticed the Christmas cards, wrapping paper and presents are creeping their way into the shops and supermarkets. Most of you would consider the beginning of October far too early to consider Christmas, and in terms of present…

There is no doubt that in the UK Inheritance Tax is not a universally popular tax.

Many taxpayers are unhappy that the wealth they have accumulated during their lifetimes will already have been taxed as it was earned, and there is a strong feeling t…