Matrimonial Law

Matrimonial Law

Our Matrimonial Law team works digitally to deliver a faster efficient service to our clients by Louise Martin. Family law can sometimes seem archaic and out of date. However, with the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 on the horizon, change is afoot, and...
No-fault divorce – Where are we now?

No-fault divorce – Where are we now?

By Kim Mapperson, Solicitor In the UK currently, people wishing to divorce must prove that their marriage has irretrievably broken down, this must be based on one of 5 grounds for divorce: adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, or extended periods of separation;...
New Family Law – at a standstill

New Family Law – at a standstill

Parliament’s website has confirmed that the dissolution of parliament and the forthcoming election means that the long awaited Domestic Abuse Bill and the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill will not be progressed at this time, leading to substantial delays...
“Mum, Dad: We Need To Talk”

“Mum, Dad: We Need To Talk”

By Louise Martin, Head of Family & Family MediatorI attended a course recently on Child Inclusive Mediation at which a woman in her 20s, now a successful professional working in the city, gave a brief address to the delegates on her experience of her parents’...