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Civil partnerships have halved since same-sex marriage law

Civil partnerships have halved since same-sex marriage law

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that the number of new civil partnerships formed last year was 49 per cent down on the previous year as same-sex couples opt for marriage instead. In 2015, 861 new partnerships were made, compared to a significantly higher 1,683 in 2014. This came after…

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October 5, 2016
Posted in Latest News

Women not as successful at acquiring pay rises

Women not as successful at acquiring pay rises

A new study has revealed that women are less likely to secure a pay rise than men, despite asking their managers as frequently for a wage increase. It has long been suggested by some parties that women are not paid as much, or the same as men, because they are not willing to ask for…

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October 5, 2016
Posted in Latest News

Hopes campaign will improve coverage of family cases

Hopes campaign will improve coverage of family cases

A legal charity has this week unveiled a new campaign to tackle some of the misconceptions that can arise as a result of inaccurate reporting of family law cases. The Transparency Project has launched Family Court Reporting Watch, monitoring press coverage of divorce proceedings and other related areas of the law. The charity is concerned…

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October 5, 2016
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Finchley-based law firm expands with trio of new appointments

Finchley-based law firm expands with trio of new appointments

Finchley-based OGR Stock Denton LLP is expanding, with the appointment of three new staff. Leidy Gomez joins the firm as a Solicitor, Suja Sukumaran joins as Paralegal in the Private Client Department, while Lauren Gaines is beginning her training contract, having previously worked as a Paralegal in the firm’s Private Client Department. The three new…

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September 26, 2016
Posted in Press Releases

Firms find a marvellous way to mix

Firms find a marvellous way to mix

The partners at OGR Stock Denton were delighted to welcome members of the team from Glazers Chartered Accountants to a cocktail-making workshop earlier this week. The event took place at Tintico Coffee, Finchley, on Wednesday evening, with teams set the task of mixing two drinks following a demonstration by one of the experts. It was…

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September 16, 2016
Posted in Latest News

Individuals should be mindful of Inheritance Tax reliefs

Individuals should be mindful of Inheritance Tax reliefs

The rising value of house prices in the UK means that an ever growing number of people are finding that their estates are liable to Inheritance Tax (IHT). A recent study revealed that the amount of revenue that IHT generates now stands at £4.72billion (up from £2.47billion in 2010). With this in mind, it is…

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September 15, 2016
Posted in Latest News

Goals galore for OGR Stock Denton LLP

Goals galore for OGR Stock Denton LLP

A team from OGR Stock Denton LLP is celebrating after scoring a total of 13 goals in a charity five-a-side football tournament with property solicitor, Ben Menahem leading the charge as the firm’s top goal scorer. The tournament was hosted by Brasier Freeth in aid of Small Steps, a charity that helps children with disabilities and…

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September 15, 2016
Posted in Latest News