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10 Feb 2021 Haley v Haley: The Future Of Arbitration In Family Law

The author of this article says it’s an open question whether increased flexibility of arbitration awards will make arbitration more or less popular for handling divorce wrangles in future.

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18 Jan 2021 New Year, New Beginnings: Why January is peak divorce month

Family Partner, Harriet Errington looks at why enquiries for divorce peak in January and whether it will still be the case this year during lockdown?

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04 Jan 2021 New divorce laws for international couples come into force

The UK government confirmed the new rules surrounding divorces in England and Wales involving other European countries, which came into force after 31 December 2020.

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24 Dec 2020 Brexit set to complicate divorce proceedings

In a recent article in the FT Adviser, Family Partner, Harriet Errington outlines what the new Brexit rules coming into force from 31 December mean and how they will affect divorce petitions that are filed in two different jurisdictions.

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25 Sep 2020 How divorcing couples can cut costs and speed up a financial settlement?

In the months following the coronavirus outbreak, and the gloomy economic climate in which we now find ourselves…

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26 Jun 2020 Lawyers at Boodle Hatfield share their journey from trainee to partnership

Once you have chosen to pursue a career in law, shortlisting which firms you would like to train with is one of the most critical decisions.

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16 Sep 2019 Family lawyers’ top tips on handling divorce disputes over complex assets

Complex assets such as shares in private companies, private equity funds, or possessions of particular personal value can be…

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14 Sep 2019 Large cash gifts trap the unwary sign an agreement – in case

Giving large sums of money as a gift, whether for a young person to buy a home or to a partner, comes with a host of financial traps.

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24 Nov 2017 The Matrimonial Home – A different class of asset

The matrimonial home is often the most valuable asset owned by a family.

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