• 20th October 2016

Family Law – The Pendulum Swings
Spring Update - Autumn 2016

After years and years of the family court approaching the division of the spoils on divorce as a fifty/ fifty division, we are now seeing a change. The History In 2000, the Supreme Court said in White v White that fifty/ fifty was the right starting point, which followed challenges by the wealth generator, that […]

  • 20th October 2016

How Much of My Website Do I Actually Own
Spring Update - Autumn 2016

I was recently contacted by clients who felt that their business’ website was being “held hostage” by the entity hosting it.  Looking for new investment to enable a change of business, these clients had been asked by a potential investor to allow them to look at the website set up to promote an earlier business […]

  • 05th July 2016

The Bank of Mum and Dad
Spring Update - Summer 2016

How often these days are the headlines encouraging parents to fund their young, so that they can get on the housing ladder. New products are being launched by the banks to encourage parents to use their funds as collateral for the children’s mortgages. Whilst house price inflation is out of line with salary inflation, it […]

  • 05th July 2016

New data protection obligations
Spring Update - Summer 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), designed to give data subjects greater control over their personal data and to strengthen the protection of personal data, entered into force on 24 May 2016 and shall automatically apply in all EU countries on 25 May 2018. Businesses are advised to use this two year transitional period to […]