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Mary McEvoy, Partner and Head of Divorce and Family Law, was a guest on Radio Verulam, St Albans Drive Show on 18th April.

Mary talked about the government's plan to introduce no fault Divorce and how the reform will impact couples.

If you missed t…

Is an Islamic marriage recognised in England?

A nikah contract is an Islamic marriage contract. It requires the presence of at least two witnesses and can be either verbal or a written contract. It is recognised under Sharia law. One of the essentia…

This morning (9 April 2019) the government have announced plans to introduce no fault divorce, following years of debate.

Current Law

Under current legislation, you are required to prove to a court that your marriage has irretrievably broken down i…

Update April 2019:

The changes to the probate fee system that we discuss below were due to be introduced on 1 April 2019 but the implementation has been delayed. The Ministry of Justice has said that the delay is due to preoccupation with other parl…

An agreement for disagreement? A reminder of the importance of ensuring certainty when contracting with third parties.

The recent Court of Appeal judgement in the case of Morris v Swanton Care & Community Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2763 found that an e…

Business & Personal Investment Ltd (independent Financial Advisers) has published their latest newsletter all about Home Finance. Topics includes:

  • How the bank of mum and dad can help first time buyers
  • Retirement mortgages
  • Help to Buy scheme…