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Gifting money to relatives at Christmas time

Gifting money to relatives at Christmas time

Britons thinking of gifting money to their relatives at Christmas time are being urged to consider the implications of Inheritance Tax (IHT).

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December 15, 2017
Posted in Blog, Private Client

Politician calls for assurances on domestic violence support

Politician calls for assurances on domestic violence support

  An MP has urged the Government to ensure that the victims of domestic violence are given proper support.

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December 14, 2017
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Efforts to raise awareness of the benefits of legacy giving

Efforts to raise awareness of the benefits of legacy giving

In recent days, MPs and charity bodies have been trying to raise awareness of the benefits of individuals leaving behind charitable legacies in their Wills.

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December 12, 2017
Posted in Blog, Private Client

Graeme Fraser talks about cohabitation on BBC Radio Wiltshire

Graeme Fraser talks about cohabitation on BBC Radio Wiltshire

Despite being the fastest-growing form of household in the UK and the persisting myth of common law marriage, cohabitees enjoy no automatic legal rights. When it comes to the end of a relationship, for financial, especially property ownership matters, this can create significant difficulties for cohabitees. In order to raise awareness of the issue and…

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December 5, 2017
Posted in Latest News

Cohabitation matters in the spotlight at North London law firm

Cohabitation matters in the spotlight at North London law firm

Cohabitation matters are in the spotlight at a North London law firm, which played host to a seminar on the subject last week to coincide with Cohabitation Awareness Week. The seminar at Finchley-based OGR Stock Denton LLP was led by Graeme Fraser, a Partner at the firm who is also the national spokesperson on cohabitation…

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December 5, 2017
Posted in Press Releases

The importance of Wills for cohabiting couples

The importance of Wills for cohabiting couples

Cohabiting couples are being urged to consider the importance of Wills as part of Cohabitation Awareness Week.

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December 4, 2017
Posted in Blog, Private Client

Brexit could threaten millions of families, North London lawyer warns Irish colleagues

Brexit could threaten millions of families, North London lawyer warns Irish colleagues

A Partner at a North London law firm has travelled to a major national conference in Ireland, where he warned of the risks Brexit poses for family law. Graeme Fraser, a Partner at Finchley-based OGR Stock Denton LLP, warned that millions of families could be affected, if satisfactory arrangements are not made, at the Law…

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December 4, 2017
Posted in Press Releases

Unmarried woman wins legal fight

Unmarried woman wins legal fight

A lady who went to court in an attempt to secure greater rights for unmarried men and women has won her legal battle.

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November 30, 2017
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Case of Luxembourg Prince makes its way to city’s divorce courts

Case of Luxembourg Prince makes its way to city’s divorce courts

The High Court in London has been asked to rule in a divorce case involving a member of one of Europe’s oldest royal families. Prince Louis of Luxembourg had separated from Princess Tessy last year, following a decade of marriage. Now a Judge will have to decide how the couple’s assets should be divided up….

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November 27, 2017
Posted in Latest News

Fire safety breaches will feed into landlords’ database

Fire safety breaches will feed into landlords’ database

More details have emerged about a database of rogue landlords which is currently being compiled by the Mayor of London. Sadiq Khan confirmed last month that the dossier, being drawn up to make it easier for the public to identify individuals who had been subject to legal challenges, would include details of fire safety breaches….

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November 27, 2017
Posted in Latest News