Month: April 2021

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Update: Domestic Abuse Bill

This evening (21st April), the House of Lords considered the House of Commons amendments on the Domestic Abuse Bill.  The Bill went to the Commons for consideration of Lords amendments on Thursday 15 April 2021. The Commons disagreed with the Lords amendments and returned the Bill to the Lords with Reasons. The Lords debated the […]Read More

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Report finds economic safety for women and girls must be

A report from Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA), The Cost of Covid: Economic abuse throughout the pandemic has revealed how domestic abusers utilised Covid-19 restrictions to restrict, exploit and/or sabotage victims’ economic resources, compromising their physical safety. The research found that since the arrival of the pandemic, abusers controlled victims’ access to their finances, benefits, child maintenance […]Read More

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Webinar: PII—Tips for Applying or Renewing in 2021

Professional indemnity insurance (PII) is commonly cited as one of the biggest professional concerns faced by legal professionals in the UK. With many experts warning 2021 will be one of the most difficult years for PII renewal in England and Wales, now is the time to ensure you and your firm are prepared. A free […]Read More

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Insightful content

We recently ran a survey all about content marketing, to help us at Today’s Media gain more of an insight into how people in the legal industry think about content marketing, their understanding of it and how they feel it benefits their businesses. We received some great feedback which will ultimately help us in our […]Read More

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Cohabitating couples: building financial resilience on relationship breakdown

This is the second in a series of articles exploring the steps that can be taken to combat the potential risks to personal wealth that can be suffered on relationship breakdown. This article explores the financial risks facing unmarried couples who live together and what steps can be taken to mitigate the financial impact on […]Read More

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Supervision: The ‘Repair Shop’ for Family Lawyers

My client, a senior associate, revealed that she was struggling at work. She described: lacking motivation, doubting her professional judgement, losing confidence, sleeping badly and not even enjoying her time off. Working in family law can bring many pressures which take their toll. As a result, some lawyers consider leaving the profession. For this reason, […]Read More

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The no fault divorce: handle with care

Tanya Foster, Family Law Consultant at LSL Family Law shares her thoughts on no-fault divorce and the advice those in the profession could share with clients. The journey so far So many divorces start off on the wrong footing, and it can be hard to clamber back from the precipice of complete distrust and antagonism. […]Read More

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