People change their names, usually upon marriage, with a woman traditionally taking her husband's surname or the more recent trend of couples double-barreling their names.
A big Heart
From March 5th - 9th 2012, Heart FM held their appeal to raise money for our local branch of Childline, the charity for children set up by Esther Rantzen in 1986.
For Richer, For Poorer - For Now
It might take the romance out of getting married, but prenuptial agreements or prenups are becoming increasingly common.
The Pitfalls of Commercial Leases
A new client recently informed us she'd been given a draft commercial lease by her landlord suggesting "they didn't need expensive solicitors; just sign the last page and I'll give you the keys".
Landmark £67 million protective award compensation.
Protective Award Compensation. The Union of Shop, Distribution and Allied Workers (USDAW) has recently won compensation for over 24,000 former Woolworths employees in the total sum of over ?67 million.
Confiscation Orders? Do they ever go away?
Under the Blair Government the state became entitled not only to prosecute criminals but also to assess the amount of money they made from an illicit lifestyle.
Employers? Additional Paternity Leave (APL)
APL applies to babies that were born on or after April 3rd 2011, and allows fathers of new born babies to take up to an extra six months of leave, if the mother has returned to work.
Get Away The Smart Way
Stand by for the annual TV bombardment. Over Christmas and New Year, just as you thought it was time to put your feet up with a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine, up comes the subject of holidays.
Post Christmas rush - to divorce
Christmas is supposed to be the season of goodwill where we all hunker down with our nearest and dearest to enjoy some festive sparkle.
Chancel Repair Liability - Is it now abolished?
Can ancient rights to pay contributions to church repairs be enforced against homeowners?
Had a slip or trip? Read our recent success story
The Personal Injury team at Rundlewalker has succeeded in winning compensation for an individual who slipped on a wet floor.
Concealing assets in a company to avoid paying your estranged spouse?
Concealing assets in a company to avoid paying your estranged spouse? The Judgment in Prest v Petrodel will make you think again.