Immigration: Simplification of the Visitor Rules:

The new Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules purport to implement the Home Office's efforts to reduce confusion for applicants and case-workers in relation to visit visas. The link... Read More >

Immigration blog 25.3.15

There are several changes due to take place on 6th April 2015 and we will deal with some of these in more detail in future blogs, however we have provided... Read More >

Immigration blog 24.3.15

The new Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules purport to implement the Home Office's efforts to reduce confusion for applicants and case-workers in relation to visit visas. The link... Read More >

Family Law: My ex-husband won the lottery!

In light of a recent Supreme Court decision it may be that a lottery win by an ex-spouse could become relevant to divorced couples in England. In the case of... Read More >

Clinical negligence: decision awaited in shoulder dystocia case

A decision is now awaited from the court in relation to a medical negligence proof held over the course of four weeks in February of this year at the Court... Read More >

Family Law: Forced Marriage Protection Orders

The Forced Marriage (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act 2011, which came into force on 28th November 2011, provides a specific civil remedy for those threatened with forced marriage and for... Read More >

Multi-tasking: are you right to be proud you can do it?

I wonder how many of us pride ourselves on being able to multi-task and believe that, in doing, so we are super-efficient, capable, incredibly productive people who are vastly superior... Read More >

Litigation: Supreme Court Ruling on Recoverable Expenses

Expenses of court proceedings are an age old problem for clients.  In the normal course of events, the successful party will be able to recover their reasonable expenses from the... Read More >

Family Law: Relocation, Relocation, Relocation?

There are many reasons why a person might wish to relocate following the breakdown of a relationship: perhaps they want to move closer to family or a new partner, or... Read More >

Litigation: Judicial Review – Time will be soon be of the Essence

As a solicitor with a large Judicial Review practice, I have been watching the progress of the proposed court reforms in this area particularly intently.  Speculation was rife about what... Read More >