Month: June 2021

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Family Law from the Cloud: Why Your Firm Needs Cloud-Based

As of last year, 88% of UK businesses had adopted cloud-based technology. Has your family law firm done so yet for all your practice management needs? Chances are you’re already using some cloud-based technology. Most lawyers use the cloud as part of other internet-related services, whether those be professional or personal: Dropbox, Gmail, Evernote, Facebook, […]Read More

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SRA appoints new Head of Welsh Affairs

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has increased its engagement with the legal sector in Wales by appointing its first ever Head of Welsh Affairs. Former Head of Policy at Citizens Advice Cymru, Liz Withers will lead the regulator’s public affairs and stakeholder engagement activities in Wales, including strengthening its understanding of the Welsh legal landscape […]Read More

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Financial fibs, how far would you go?

Figures released by Hargreaves Lansdown have revealed the extent couples, both married and unmarried go to when it comes to talking truthfully about financial matters. The survey which received 2,000 responses revealed: Three quarters of couples say they share every detail of their finances with their partner (73%), while 15% agree to keep some aspects […]Read More

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Divorcing with cryptocurrency

This article is written by Harriet Errington, Partner and Family Lawyer at Boodle Hatfield. It is an increasingly common dilemma of the digital age; the intentionally anonymous nature of cryptocurrencies make them notoriously difficult to deal with in the context of divorce proceedings. Parties to divorce proceedings in England and Wales are required to make […]Read More

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4 Tips to Better Client Relationships

Your clients trust you in some of the most important times of their lives—when dealing with separation, divorce, custody, and a range of other matters that can have profound effects on their family unit. As such, it is essential that you consider how effectively you’re managing your client relationships. In fact, if managing client relationships […]Read More

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No-Fault Divorce Delayed to 2022

The implementation of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act has been delayed until 6 April 2022, to the dismay of family practitioners who had hoped the reforms would be implemented this autumn after previous Government commitments.  The reason for the delay is to allow sufficient time for the digital arm of the service to be […]Read More

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Lawyers virtually celebrate #LegalPride2021

The legal professions of England and Wales – solicitors, barristers and CILEX lawyers – will again mark Pride virtually, with an ‘Untold Pride’ theme. The Law Society of England and Wales, the Bar Council of England and Wales and CILEX (The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) will encourage their members to tell their stories – […]Read More

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