Lock Lock, whose there?

  Doing family law means we have to wear many hats.   Obviously, you need to know about family law.   You also need to understand finances.  It’s not just how much is in the bank account (which is quite straight forward) but how much a pension is worth and what each side’s share should […]

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STEPHANIES TALK ON 22 JANUARY

Stephanie was delighted to be invited to the Harrow Means Business event on 22nd January where the topic was how you can improve your cashflow and profitability.  Her advice was to have good contracts in place, to make it hard for people to avoid paying you, and to know how to go about collecting debts […]

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Breast feeding can be dangerous

You think I’m joking! If you’re a nursing mum, breast feeding can be painful, especially once the little darlings start developing teeth, not to mention the ability to grab things.  There are also more indirect consequences, such as when you’ve been woken so many times in the night to feed a hungry baby that you […]

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Finders Keepers

    When I still lived at home, I often got into trouble for “borrowing” my mum’s clothes.    I once walked into the kitchen to ask my mother if I could borrow her belt.   “which belt” she asked, confused   “this belt” I answers, proudly showing the one I’d already put on, together […]

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Premature Action

  Perhaps it’s my age (21 for the second time) but sometimes it feels like things happen prematurely.  I’m sure that bottle of wine was empty long before it’s time, and if that waiter tries to take my plate away before I’ve finished I will have to show him one of the main reasons why […]

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Payroll leak in Aisle Three

  Employers beware, as data protection issues grow, other areas of the law are slowly following suit.   If you employ staff I’m sure you know that you can be held liable for the acts or omissions of your staff.  What you may not know is that with the increased regulation relating to data protection, […]

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It’s a love hate relationship

Being a mother of teenage children is a bit like being a solicitor. Everyone hates you, until they need you and then they can’t get enough of you. If the phone rings and it’s one of my wonderful children, you can bet that I’m either in trouble for something or they are, and I’m required to […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

But what does Christmas look like to you? Its not just nuclear families with mum, dad and 2.1 kids pulling crackers at the dinner table and rocking around the Christmas tree this Christmas. Blended families are becoming more and more the norm in modern life. In these new step families, what rights and responsibilities do […]

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