Protecting wealth – unmarried couples

Welcome to the third and last in a series of three podcasts covering protecting family wealth. Katy Barber, senior associate in the family law team discusses the importance of protecting your ownership of a property when cohabiting with a partner.

Protecting wealth – pre and post nuptial agreements

Welcome to the second in a series of three podcasts covering protecting family wealth. Katy Barber, senior associate in the family law team discusses the importance of planning financial arrangements early on and how pre- and post-nuptial agreements can help protect your wealth.

Protecting wealth – the bank of Mum and Dad

Welcome to the first in a series of three podcasts covering protecting family wealth. Katy Barber, senior associate in the family law team discusses the issues that may occur when parents and grandparents to loan money to their children and grandchildren.

How to cope with separation and divorce anxiety during Covid-19

The trials of family life are different for everyone but in this crisis situation that we are experiencing now thanks to Covid-19 it really increases the pressure on merged or separated families. We have had a number of unique Covid-specific queries from families and individuals living across the South East as well as from abroad, asking […]

Family holiday plans gone to Ashes

What you need to know about taking children abroad after separation The Ashes test series has begun, the sun is shining; summer is here. Attentions naturally turn to holiday. But there’s a word of warning if you are divorced or separated – you must have written permission from your former partner before you take the […]

No10’s first cohabiting couple

As Boris Johnson settles in to his new residence at No 10 Downing Street with girlfriend Carrie Symonds it seems that they may just be the first ever cohabiting couple to move in. Is this just another subtle sign that society is starting to accept and recognise cohabiting couples as equals to our married counterparts? […]

The bank of Mum & Dad

More increasingly, parents are lending young people the money they need to get on to the property ladder.