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21
FEB

Cosmetic surgery is booming in the UK. Operations such as breast augmentation/ reduction ("boob job”), face/neck lifts, rhinoplasty ("nose job”), abdominoplasty ("tummy tuck”) and liposuction are now common, as are non surgical treatments such as botox or dermal fillers. These procedures...

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The recent Supreme Court decision in the case of Marley v Rawlings and another has proved to be an interesting and significant development for Private Client practitioners across England and Wales. In 1999, Maureen and Alfred Rawlings each made 'mirror wills' intending to leave the whole of...

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There has been an increase in builders offering incentives and discounts to people buying their newly built properties. A number of schemes aimed at assisting first time buyers taking that first step on the property ladder are becoming common. Whilst these schemes and incentives are...

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28
JAN

A recent article published in the Daily Mail concerning a woman suing her solicitors because they "did not explain that finalising her divorce would terminate her marriage”, has failed. I have on rarified occasions (very) been instructed by a client whose religious observance has been...

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A SENSE OF PROPORTION

13 January 2014
By Lee Marston
13
JAN

A recent comment on the case of Young v Young whereby the Judge called for a cap on disbursements paid out in divorce cases seems to have captured the headlines. However, there are two issues with this. First, the £6.4 million costs incurred, which were described as, "truly eye watering”...

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