Category Archives: Specialist lawyers

In Suri Cruise’s Shoes?

So Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are splitting up – no surprises there. The terms of the Pre-Nup are dusted off and reinterpreted – no surprises there. Katie Holmes avows in the press to seek “sole custody” of their one … Continue reading

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Grocer offering legal advice?

Following the much publicised launch of another High Street initiative aiming at “popularising” legal services, South East Business News (July 2012), has predicted the sound of the death knells for the smaller legal practice. Tina Williams of City law firm … Continue reading

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Early Neutral Evaluation – FDR with fewer tears?

In divorce proceedings a crucial stage is the Financial Dispute Resolution hearing or FDR. The FDR is a form of early neutral evaluation: in an informal setting the Judge expresses a view about the likely outcome of the dispute in … Continue reading

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The Sun as a legal textbook

A little while ago I went to Rochester Grammar School as part of their careers programme to talk about Family Law as a career but to make it more interesting I called the talk “how to make a profitable career … Continue reading

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