Can I take children home out of the UK?

Nicole Lawton is a member of the Adult & Children Panel and an advanced member of the Family Law Panel, and here she comments on a recent case where a foreign born mother wanted to take her child with her out of the country.

In a recent case (Re D(A…

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Our Top 5 Tips for Saving Inheritance Tax

Christopher Thomas is a Partner in the firm based in our Brighton office, from where he advises on a range of private client issues including will drafting, powers of attorney, probate, trusts and capital taxes planning. Here Chris gives his top five tips on entirely legal ways of reducing exposure…

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To Frack or not to Frack

The passage of the Infrastructure Bill 2014-2015 through Parliament has been highly controversial with a number of significant debates on proposed amendments to limit and control shale gas exploration and extracting (fracking). 

An attempt was made by labour MPs to suspend further shale gas fracking for 30 months until…

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Dismissal for time off with dependants

Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd.

Employees can be dismissed in connection with the right to take time off for dependants and will only be protected and able to claim that their dismissal was automatically unfair where they explain the reason for their absence as soon as reasonably practicable.

In this…

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Personal Injury - Ex Soldier v MoD

Ex-soldier John Billet, age 29 from Somerset was awarded £127,956 for injuries that ended his career after a hearing at the High Court in September 2014.

He successfully sued the Ministry of Justice for injuries sustained when having to train in very cold weather by both day and night. He…

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Charity Begins at Home

Would you like to be able to give a little more to charity under your Will, whilst leaving the same amount, if not more, to your children, family, friends and loved ones, and less to the Chancellor of the Exchequer?

Since 6 April 2012 in many cases you can.

In…

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Local is always best for Personal Injury Claims

Being unable to work and being uncertain of a recovery from injuries is very stressful. When you are injured, you may not know where to turn. There are many enticing adverts on the TV, internet and radio... what do you do?

Talk to us. We are your local solicitor and…

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