Legal Services Payment Orders: Equal footing for the divorcing couple?

Rachel Freeman, Partner Kingsley Napley As practitioners, we know that clients are often surprised to learn that, when it comes to dividing up the family assets upon divorce, not only does it not matter in whose name the assets are, but also the court can order them to pay their spouse’s legal fees during the […]

Should solicitors be forced to display prices on their websites?

Should solicitors be forced to display prices on their websites?

Following on from Nigel Haddon’s interview, Jackie Emmerson Managing Director at Emmerson Solicitors has shared her views with Today’s Family Lawyer about price transparency. The Solicitors Regulatory Authority determined that solicitors should be transparent in their pricing. And thus everyone is now expected to display their prices on their website! It would seem that there […]

Looking ahead to 2021

Elizabeth Rimmer is CEO at LawCare It’s been a very difficult and challenging year for all of us. No-one has remained unaffected by the fall out of the global pandemic and its impact on our health, our relationships, our livelihoods and our mental health. For most of us this has been the most significant event […]

Send us your Christmas and festive pictures

Send us your Christmas pictures

According to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Christmas 2020 is a time to be ‘jolly careful’, as we continue to battle the coronavirus. Here at Today’s Family Lawyer we’d like to spread some Christmas cheer and share your festive photos on our social media channels. You can send your photo to We hope you have […]