Once you have written your Will, it important to remember that you shouldn’t just leave it alone. Your circumstances are likely to alter during your lifetime, so you need to regularly review and revise your Will. Keeping it up-to-date can ensure that your wishes are fulfilled and assets go to the right people, while minimising... Read the rest of this entry →
Monthly Archives: February 2014
Anita Shepherd – Head of the Family Team at Davis Blank Furniss – Responds to The Law Commission’s Proposals for Litigant-friendly Divorce Reforms
The law reform body has recommended the introduction of financial needs guidance and ‘qualifying’ prenups. This has been threatened for some time now. With the complexities of family relationships it will be difficult for a formulae to be fixed to deal with potential outcomes. It may assist the average earner but I still believe it... Read the rest of this entry →
Davis Blank Furniss has announced details of its first free Employment Law Breakfast Briefing for 2014. The event will be taking place at the firm’s offices in the city centre on Thursday 13th March and will ask the question: How far can an organisation go in monitoring members of staff in the workplace? The Employment... Read the rest of this entry →
Anita Shepherd – Head of Family – Discusses Recent High Profile Divorce Settlement & Its Potential Impact on the Family Judicial System
During the divorce proceedings in this case, the husband failed to disclose his intention to float his firm and that his interest was likely to be worth significantly more than the value he had provided. The wife sought to re-open the case after discovering the real value of the business and the Judge has refused... Read the rest of this entry →
Sonio Singh – who is a partner in our Corporate Department – shares his views on ‘strategic cross selling’ on the Solicitors Journal’s website. You can read the full piece here.