I don’t see dead people

Death isn’t a fun subject, unless of course it’s Halloween and you’re 7 years old dressed up as a skeleton and filling your sack with chocolate. Assuming that isn’t the case, you will no doubt view the subject death with the same degree of fear, horror and sadness as most people do, whether it’s considering […]

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Share and share alike

When it comes to buying property, many people buy with someone else.  A partner, a friend, a spouse or possibly just with the help of family.  Getting (and staying) on the property ladder can be hard, so you need all the help you can get. Owning property with someone else can have consequences, so it’s […]

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See how flexible you can be!

If you are spending the lockdown sitting around eating and drinking, then the idea of being flexible, or even possibly moving out of your chair may not sound very appealing.  However, I’m not talking about how good your Downward Dog (or cat!) yoga pose can be, I’m talking about flexible working. Whether you are an […]

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The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

Is honesty always the best policy? Possibly not, as you may know to your cost if you’ve ever been asked “does my bum look big in this?” and said that it does, but the truth is always better than a lie.  So if you can’t tell the truth, then it’s probably best not to say […]

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Leave no stone unturned

In family law proceedings, sometimes the first problem we encounter is that our client doesn’t know where their ex is.  How can you start divorce proceedings if you don’t know what rock they are hiding under?  How can you get access to your kids if you don’t know where your former significant other has moved to?  […]

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This is hot off the press!

Courts make mistakes!!! Yes, seriously.  They fail to answer their phones, they make errors in their typing and they send things to the wrong parties. If you are or have ever been involved in any kind of court proceedings then you’ll know that I’m not telling you anything new.  Most people that I deal with […]

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If it ain’t broke….

…don’t try to fix it!!! I don’t mind change but I hate change for the sake of it.  I regularly proclaim my love of online shopping and how I may never set foot inside a supermarket again.  One of the things I hate about food stores is how the stores love to move things around.  […]

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I spy with my little eye

I love people watching. The guy behind the counter who drops the cake on the floor and hopes no one will notice. The girl chatting to her dad desperately trying to hide her tattoo and him trying desperately to pretend he hasn’t seen it. The toddler trying to escape his mother’s hawkish attention and me […]

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WHAT’S YOURS IS YOURS, AND WHAT’S MINE IS MINE

You might think from the title that this is a blog about family law.  Certainly this is true in some divorce proceedings, but it can apply just as much in company law. Running your own business can very similar to being married.  You might see your staff in the same way as you see members […]

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