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Our solicitors are regular commentators on new developments in the industry, and changes in the law.

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Fundraising for Jeans for Genes

September 2018

Fundraising for Jeans for Genes

We love a fundraising challenge and our staff enthusiastically raised money for Jeans for Genes last week by sporting their denim around the office.  The charity raises money for children with genetic disorders and more information can be found about their valuable work here.  We will look forward to Jeans for Genes Day on 20th […]

July 2018

What next for divorce? We consider Owens v Owens

The Supreme Court has dismissed Mrs Owens’ appeal in the recent case of Owens v Owens and many family lawyers join those calling for a ‘No Fault’ divorce option for couples wishing to divorce amicably but what does this mean in practice? Mr and Mrs Owens married in 1978 and have two adult children.  Over […]

February 2018


The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has announced that if you applied to register a power attorney from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2017 you can claim part of the application fee back. Brain Chase Coles made many applications on behalf of clients to register powers of attorney over this period. We are […]

January 2018

Could your divorce be ‘unfinished business’?

For many people going through a divorce or dissolution, the aim is to get the ‘Decree Absolute’ or Final Order, confirming that the marriage or Civil Partnership has ended but how many realise that this does not end the financial claims?   In fact, until the Court dismisses these claims, either one of the divorced […]

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