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Property Scam Awareness Month

As July is Scams Awareness Month, HM Land Registry have provided some key fraud advice. If you are suspicious about any property transaction you have been asked to carry out, please let the HM Land Registry know as soon as possible by calling their property fraud line...

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Top legal and life advice when making a Will

Nia Wharry, a Wills and Estate Planning Partner at QualitySolicitors gives the following tips to help advise on the creation of a will, whether you are creating your own or assisting a family member in the completion of theirs. For the over 60s Don’t be put off  - the...

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LIAR

LIAR? Liar, ITV's new 6-part drama, is gripping the nation, with people already reaching conclusions as to whether Laura, played by the actress Joanne Froggatt (better known for her role as Anna Bates in Downton Abbey) is telling the truth when she accuses surgeon...

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Cyber Courts – Why not to use them

The legal profession has evolved greatly over the past 1,000 years. When the Normans invaded in 1066, local courts were presided over by a lord or one of his stewards, and the King’s Court was presided over by the King himself. Up until the 12th century, an accused’s...

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Silver Divorce Rates on the Increase

43% said increasingly different interests caused irreparable rifts in their marriage 76% of ‘over-50’ divorcees report new-found feelings of relief, excitement and confidence 64% feel they have moved on successfully Brits who annul their marriage in later life report...

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Landmark Inheritance Case – what we should learn

Over the past week the probate legal community has been busy debating the case of Ilott v Mitson, where a woman who was excluded from her mother’s will was awarded a £164,000 inheritance. The deceased (Mrs Jackson) and her daughter (Heather) were estranged and...

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Cameron & Miliband neck-and-neck on housing policy say voters

Cameron holds narrow lead on key election issue – but Miliband wins hearts of first-time buyers says poll David Cameron and Ed Miliband are neck-and-neck on the key election issue of housing according to a new poll released today. The figures, which polled 1,000...

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