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21 Apr 2021 1975 Act: ‘Til death do us part ?

In the Trust and Estates Law & Tax Journal, Associates, Jessica Woollard and Alexandra Hirst revisit 1975 Act claims and financial remedies on divorce.

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12 Apr 2021 Specific issue orders: A matter of evidence

Family Associate, Alexandra Hirst considers the vaccination of children where the parents are not in agreement and the approach taken by the courts.

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04 Dec 2020 Special Contribution – what is it and who makes it?

England and Wales is known to be one of the most generous jurisdictions in the world; London in particular has developed a headline-grabbing reputation as the “divorce capital of world”.

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02 Nov 2020 Joy v Joy-Morancho & Others – a closer look at trusts on divorce

The judgment of Sir Peter Singer in this complex financial remedy case runs to over 50 pages.

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26 Aug 2020 Doing it! Podcast – The Legal and Financial Reality of Marriage and Divorce with Alexandra Hirst

Family Law Associate, Alexandra Hirst joins Hannah Witton on her podcast ‘Doing it!’

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02 Jun 2020 How can divorcing parties speed up property sales during COVID-19?

It is said that the housing market is driven by divorce, death and destitution.

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15 Apr 2020 Remote justice – how the Courts are adapting to the crisis of COVID-19

The legal profession has had to adapt quickly to the continuing restrictions imposed by the global pandemic.

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23 Mar 2020 Is Covid-19 forcing the courts to catch up?

As governments around the world put in place measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable from infection, individuals are adapting to a new way of life.

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05 Mar 2020 Let them have their day in Court!

Minimising conflict between divorcing couples is something family lawyers are encouraged to promote to clients.

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10 Jan 2020 Considering Future Income In Divorce

The recent case of O’Dwyer v O’Dwyer offers further clarity on the continuing debate relating to the treatment of income on a divorce.

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