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Family Mediation Week (17-21 January 2022) 

Family Mediation Week (17-21 January 2022) 

Sorting out family issues brings with it a unique set of challenges. The most significant barrier to a successful conclusion is that emotions run high, and bridges can be burned in a matter of minutes by the ‘wrong thing’ being said at the wrong time. Escalating a family dispute to the courts is not only…

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January 18, 2022
Posted in Blog, Family Law

The New Highway Code Rules from 29th January 2022

The New Highway Code Rules from 29th January 2022

New Highway Code Rules, aimed at protecting vulnerable road users, are due to come into force on January 29th 2022, if approved by Parliament. A New Road Hierarchy will improve road safety for more vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians, who are most likely to get injured in an accident. The Hierarchy in…

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January 11, 2022
Posted in Blog, Personal Injury, Road Traffic Accidents

RTA claims – how do you get the compensation you deserve?

RTA claims – how do you get the compensation you deserve?

RTAs (or RTIs – Road Traffic Incidents – as they are now known by the emergency services), are every motorist’s worst nightmare. Whether you are travelling on two wheels or four, a pedestrian or a professional driver, having an accident on the road can affect both your health and your livelihood. Whilst most RTAs are…

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January 10, 2022
Posted in Blog, Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury, Road Traffic Accidents

London office lettings see a surge in 2021

London office lettings see a surge in 2021

With all the headlines about working from home, you’d be forgiven for thinking that demand for office lets would be at an all-time low, especially in London. However, the city appears to be bucking the trend and while footfall on the capital’s streets certainly seems to be lighter than in previous years, businesses still see…

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January 5, 2022
Posted in Blog, Commercial, Property

Is 2022 the year when the property market bounces back?

Is 2022 the year when the property market bounces back?

Covid-19 has hit every part of society, including the housing market. During every lockdown since 2020, buying and selling a house became if not impossible then certainly incredibly difficult. Personal viewings were off the table, the building industry slowed to a crawl so fewer new-builds came onto the market, and everyone braced themselves for a…

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January 4, 2022
Posted in Blog, Property

Top tips for instructing the right family lawyer

Top tips for instructing the right family lawyer

Divorce is always difficult, but the aim is to make the process as simple and as painless as possible for everyone. As part of Good Divorce Week, we’ve been looking at how to achieve this from the outset. Once a couple has decided to separate, it’s inevitable that at some point a family lawyer or…

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December 22, 2021
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Family Law Journal – Cohabitation Policy: where are we now?

Family Law Journal – Cohabitation Policy: where are we now?

Partner and Head of the family department, Graeme Fraser has written an article in the Family Law Journal on Cohabitation Policy: where are we now? This article summarises Resolution’s responses to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Rights of Cohabiting Partners and their proposal to reform Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 in response to…

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November 5, 2021
Posted in Family Law, In the Press

Contentious probate – the rules and how they apply to beneficiaries

Contentious probate – the rules and how they apply to beneficiaries

Losing a loved one is a painful and difficult process, and sorting out their estate after they’ve gone can be a challenge. If they’ve made a detailed will and everyone is happy with the validity of the will and its contents, then that should make life for those left behind a little easier. Probate should…

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October 22, 2021
Posted in Blog, Contested Probate, Private Client

Medical negligence – when can you claim?

Medical negligence – when can you claim?

When you put yourself in the hands of medical professionals, whether it is your GP, a district nurse, or a specialist surgeon, you trust them to provide a standard of care you would expect from a highly trained medical professional. Your life is in their hands. Sadly, not everyone’s experience of their medical treatment is…

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October 20, 2021
Posted in Blog, Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury

OGR Stock Denton takes part in the London Legal Walk

OGR Stock Denton takes part in the London Legal Walk

OGR Stock Denton managed to raise over £500 after taking part in the London Legal Walk earlier this week. The 11-strong OGR Stock Denton team comprised of, Rob Talbot, Olawale Adenusi, Nqobile Dlamini, Gemma Barnhurst, Peter Martin, Tanaaz Malik, Tanvi Tondwalkar, Noa Mozes, Mia Mawdsley, Aisling Hayward and Merjan Salim, joined the Lord Chief Justice…

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October 20, 2021
Posted in Blog