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Data Protection after Brexit

Despite Brexit, certain aspects of EU law are here to stay and GDPR is one of them. Imaginatively rebranded as UK GDPR, the key elements remain the same. However, subtle differences may mean some organisations have to make changes. Do you need to comply with just the UK GDPR &…

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Divorce law reform is back on track

The long promised reform of divorce law is now back on track with the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill entering Parliament. There has been a growing campaign for our divorce laws to be changed to stop blame having to be attributed between couples when they split up. Under the current…

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Top tips to get the best from your family lawyer

You’ve decided that you need the help of a family lawyer so how do you get the best from them? Top tip #1 – Communication Don’t be afraid to ask questions If you don’t understand what your family lawyer is telling you then ask them for clarification Listen to their…

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Domestic abuse and recognising the signs

A domestic abuse storyline is running on Coronation Street at the moment which explores Geoff’s controlling and manipulative behaviour towards Yasmeen. In the show they have demonstrated the many examples of controlling and manipulative behaviour from Geoff such as: Telling Yasmeen she was too old to take on a catering…

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Digital Assets – leaving them in your Will

Have you thought about what happens to your digital assets when you die? Yesterday (Sunday 12th May) it was reported in the newspapers that a widow has won a legal fight against Apple to have access to her late husbands iPhone photos and videos. Apple argued that her husband hadn’t…

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Your Will and Estate planning – We need to talk

Discussing your Will and Estate planning may not be the most exciting or cheerful thing to discuss around the dinner table with your family and close ones, indeed it can be intimidating and upsetting, but it is important and could save stress, confusion and money in the future. There are…

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