Divorce Law | Family Law | Owens v Owens
Post on 29 May 2017
This article was first published in Solicitors Journal on 5 April 2017 and is reproduced by kind permission. The unusual case of Owens v Owens only strengthens the arguments for reform, writes Pippa Allsop. ‘Parliament has decreed that it is not a ground for divorce that you find yourself in a...
Family Law
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Inheritance planning | Will preparation | Private wealth
Post on 28 May 2017
Many farming families assume that their farm will pass from generation to generation. However farmers can be notoriously bad at succession planning, shying away from handing the reins to younger members of the family. Irrespective of whether decision making and control are transferred, there are a...
Agriculture
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Michelmores Property Awards |  Leisure & Hospitality Project of the Year
Post on 25 May 2017
The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-...
Property Awards
Events
Real Estate
Michelmores
Property
Michelmores Property Awards | Residential Project of the Year
Post on 25 May 2017
The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-...
Property Awards
Events
Michelmores
Real Estate
Property
Post on 24 May 2017
The Michelmores Corporate team has advised Succession on its latest acquisitions of two more firms from its affiliated membership, taking the number of businesses acquired by Succession so far in 2017 to four. The acquisitions of Equity Invest and Paul Jones Financial Services for a total...
Corporate law
Michelmores
Academy conversion cost | How much does it cost to convert to an academy?
Post on 24 May 2017
One of the key considerations for a school, when it is considering whether to become an academy, is how much the conversion process will cost. The short answer is that it will vary from school to school and area to area – however, the following will hopefully provide some useful information. The...
Education
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Post on 24 May 2017
A material amendment to a public contract as a result of a settlement agreement between the Public Authority and the supplier, aimed at resolving a dispute that was raised due to difficulties of the supplier in performing the public contract will require re-tendering, to ensure respect for the...
Public Sector
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Education Law | Education Act 1996 | Schools and politics
Post on 24 May 2017
Elections definitely carry a lot of risk for political parties. Schools too need to be aware of their duties when it comes to politics. Under s.406 of the Education Act 1996, the pursuit of partisan political activities or promotion of partisan political views are forbidden for maintained schools....
Education
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Family law | Divorce | Separation | Court
Post on 24 May 2017
One of the most frequently asked questions which our busy family law team receive is whether or not it will be necessary for a case to go to court. It is entirely understandable that this should be a concern to most people. The very idea of having to go to court, face a former partner and discuss...
Family Law
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Post on 22 May 2017
Recently the High Court delivered a landmark judgement in the case of R (on the application of Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring) v (1) Isleworth Crown Court (2) Kensington & Chelsea Royal London Borough Council. This case ruled that notices under s215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 should...
Real Estate
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