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Inheritance and wills - don't jump to conclusions

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We quite often receive enquiries from people who believe that they are beneficiaries under a will and that they have somehow been short-changed and not received the inheritance they are entitled to. Given that many of the people involved in the...

Safeguard your home and property rights

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Over the years, I have quite often crossed paths with individuals, mainly women, who have been worried about their spouse selling their home without their consent. It’s a concern for many older women who often left money matters to their husbands, as...

R v H (Southwark Crown Court)

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Another acquittal secured for client who instructed W&C. Client faced allegations of making threats to kill and assault. Crown continued with prosecution against our client despite all prosecution witnesses not attending the trial. After a five day...

Travelling with minor children - when you need consent

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As the school summer holidays begin, many families are planning overseas trips, but it is increasingly common for one or both parents to stay at home, perhaps due to illness, relationship breakdown, work, finance or other constraints, or because children are...

Crime: News & Updates - Recent Successes

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R-v-G (2018) magistrates court W&C defended client of good character with mental health issues in a domestic stalking and harassment case. This case involved a carefully thought out and realistic case strategy which would have either resulted in a...

Leases and Legal Action

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This has been a busy period for leasehold enquiries ranging from unfair service charges to threats of legal action for breach of lease. Signing legal document Your lease details the terms on which you occupy your home (usually a flat), including your...

Mediation - The benefits of help moving on

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Whether it’s striking workers, warring neighbours, divorcing couples or companies wrangling over finances, we hear a lot about mediation these days and are increasingly being encouraged to give it a try. My colleague,  Aneesha Bhunjun  is a...

Prenuptial agreements

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I expect everyone’s heard that there’s going to be another royal wedding next year following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s recent announcement. But did you also know that there’s been a lot of discussion about whether the lovebirds...

Returning purchases

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For a change, I thought it might be helpful to move away from the big legal issues and focus instead on the smaller, annoying stuff that we all have to deal with in our lives. Now that the festive season is behind us and we’ve had a chance to clear...

Is a "Prenuptial Agreements" needed, and why do you need one in the UK?

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I expect everyone’s heard that there’s going to be another royal wedding next year following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s recent announcement. But did you also know that there’s been a lot of discussion about whether the lovebirds...

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