Earlier this week, details were unveiled of an ‘enhanced’ version of the Domestic Abuse Bill. The Bill was first introduced in July 2019, but progress was halted because of September’s unlawful prorogation of parliament and December’s general election.
In the event of a relationship breakdown many believe that cohabiting couples have the same protection as married couples or couples in a civil partnership, but this is simply not true.
Boris Johnson announced today the Government’s emergency plans to cope with Covid-19 and predictions that up to 20% of the UK workforce could be off work. Can affected employees claim sick pay during their Covid-19 isolation?
Collaborative law enables separating and divorcing couples to work together with their respective collaborative lawyers to find appropriate solutions to their issues without involving the Court.
Simon Davis, President of The Law Society, comments on No-Fault Divorce in the UK and the Government’s Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill
Director Ashley Hunt and Associate Carrie-Ann Randall took part in a Zipwire Challenge on Saturday 22 February to raise funds for Alex's Wish charity
What sensible steps can employees take to minimise the spread of the virus?
As the number of global cases of Coronavirus continues to grow, what sensible steps can employers take to minimise the spread of the virus?
If you suffer with the symptoms of persistent pain whilst at work, you may find our new website information on Chronic Pain interesting.
The Legal Services Board and Law Society researched the perceptions and experiences of 28,633 people about their legal needs, there were some interesting findings.
Lawson-West is shortlisted for ‘Small Law Firm of the Year’ in Leicestershire Law Society Awards 2020
With just over a week since the United Kingdom left the European Union, Emma Piff, Head of the Family Law team at Lawson-West, looks at the impact this is expected to have on Family Law.
A report has been published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness (APPG IIF) recommending the abolition of inheritance tax (IHT) in its current form.
Excitingly, today, MPs have launched an inquiry on the back of BBC research in October 2019 which found that of over 13,500 of respondents suffering with Endometriosis and its symptoms had nearly all said it had badly affected their career, sex life and mental health.