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Gráinne Staunton

Posted 19 June 2017
by Gráinne Staunton .

What is STEP?

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TEP stands for Trust and Estate Practitioner, and is the designation given to full members of STEP – the worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations.

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Tracy Lambert

Posted 16 June 2017
by Tracy Lambert .

Short Marriages and Financial Claims

The Court of Appeal have today set aside an order made providing for an equal division of the assets in a divorce where the parties had been married for only 3 ½ years to the date of the divorce petition,…

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Simon Sanger-Anderson

Posted 16 June 2017
by Simon Sanger-Anderson .

Roadside Trees

The High Court has ruled that a bus driver who was badly injured when a tree fell onto the cab of his bus is entitled to compensation from the local parish council. The Court ruled that the council was liable…

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Anouska Musson

Posted 14 June 2017
by Anouska Musson .

Be Careful Where You Aim!

The Committee of Advertising Practices (“CAP”) has introduced new guidance for businesses that produce online adverts featuring products which may only be targeted at those aged over 16 or 18. Under the CAP’s new rules, for example, alcohol and gambling…

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Kirsty McLennan

Posted 9 June 2017
by Kirsty McLennan .

Ordered to Reimburse Fees

The First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber (“the Tribunal”) has recently handed down a decision in which a costs order was made in favour of the Applicant Park Owner.

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Caroline Ryan

Posted 5 June 2017
by Caroline Ryan .

Divorce – FAQ’s

How much does a divorce cost? There is a court fee to issue the divorce petition which is currently £550. If you are on a low income or benefits you may be able to apply for some or all of…

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Stuart Bramley

Posted 5 June 2017
by Stuart Bramley .

Medical Negligence FAQs

What are the time limits for bringing a medical negligence claim? For an adult who has capacity (the ability to handle his/her legal affairs), the limitation period is 3 years.  In some cases, for example where a cancer has been…

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