Monthly Archives: January 2019

Not-quite-death knell for joint lives maintenance

Just when family lawyers thought that we were out of joint-lives maintenance orders, a recent case has brought us back in. In Quan v Bray [2018] EWHC 3558 (Fam) , heard in the latter stages of 2018, Mr Justice Mostyn … Continue reading

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‘Christmas Day becomes Divorce Day’

As 2018 drew to a close and people celebrated the start of a New Year, others began the divorce process as it was revealed that a total of 455 applications were made between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. 26 … Continue reading

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GDPR – Organisations Continue To Adapt

GDPR and the Data Protection Act came into force in May 2018.  There was some sense of foreboding as we built up to the introduction, there was no transition period just a new and extensive set of rules and regulations … Continue reading

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Parental responsibility and your child’s education

If your child is approaching school age and needs to start school in September 2019 you need to complete your application for their place at a primary school soon (the deadline for admissions being 15 January 2019). But what if … Continue reading

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