Personal Law

Moving house? Read this before you instruct a solicitor.

15th October 2018

When is the best time to instruct a solicitor or conveyancer during the process of buying or selling your house?…

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Open Letter on Rights for Cohabiting Couples

21st August 2018

Today is the busiest day of the year for weddings, yet marriage numbers are declining. Currently one in eight adults…

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Response to joint letter on domestic abuse from the Lord Chancellor

3rd August 2018

Last month, Penny, in her capacity as Chair of the Law Society Family Committee, drafted a joint letter with representatives…

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Barry and Billy’s Story: An Introduction to Breach of Contract

31st July 2018

A breach of contract is the failure by one party to perform their part of the contract. In order claim…

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Can Straight Couples now have Civil Partnerships?

27th June 2018

Congratulations to  Rebecca Steinfield and Charles Kiedan (and their lawyers!) on their historic victory in the Supreme Court today, overturning…

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Government defeated over housing legal aid

25th June 2018

The government’s legal aid reforms suffered a new blow when a High Court judge quashed controversial changes in the way…

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