Family | 6th September 2018

Is there an advantage to being the Petitioner to a...

As many famous singers have lamented, “breaking up is hard to do”. On top of the emotional stress and prospect of legal proceedings, while the...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family
Family | 6th July 2018

Cohabitation, civil partnerships and marriage – the choice is yours?

Last week, five judges of the Supreme Court decided unanimously that the current law regarding civil partnerships is not in line with the European Convention...

Julian Waldon

Associate, Family
Family | 23rd February 2018

Can we still be “Friends”?

  It was reported last week that another Hollywood celebrity couple has sadly decided to separate. Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have announced that they...

Julian Waldon

Associate, Family
Family | 9th February 2018

The names of both parents on marriage documentation

  When a divorce petition is sent to court, one of the requirements is to include a certified copy of the marriage certificate. For a...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family
Family | 13th January 2017

Divorce: who gets to keep the money?

When we are asked to advise a client about their financial claims in a divorce, we must have regard to a series of factors set...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family