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North London property lawyer says Supreme Court decision will affect many more landlords following change in the law

North London property lawyer says Supreme Court decision will affect many more landlords following change in the law

A north London-based property lawyer has said that a recent Supreme Court decision will affect many more landlords following a change in the law that widens the definition of ‘house of multiple occupation’ (HMO) to take in two as well as three-storey houses. Zahra Himani, a Property Solicitor and Senior Associate at Finchley-based law firm…

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October 18, 2018
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Civil partnerships to be extended to opposite-sex couples

Civil partnerships to be extended to opposite-sex couples

Theresa May has announced today that heterosexual couples in England and Wales will now be able to choose whether to enter into a civil partnership rather than get married. The intention is to provide greater security for unmarried couples and their families to address the “imbalance” that allows same-sex couples to enter into both civil…

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October 2, 2018
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Divorce Law to be reformed – consultation announced

Divorce Law to be reformed – consultation announced

No Fault divorce is edging closer to happening following publication by the Ministry of Justice of its consultation “Reducing family conflict” to reform the legal requirements on divorce.  The consultation runs from 15th September until 10 December. The Government proposes to reform the divorce process to shift the focus from blame and recrimination to supporting…

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September 17, 2018
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Divorce poised to become less confrontational

Divorce poised to become less confrontational

Details of a Government consultation on no-fault divorce have just emerged which should improve the process of divorce going forwards. David Gauke, the justice secretary is expected to launch the consultation shortly. He previously acknowledged that the argument for reforming divorce is “strong” Under current law, to obtain a divorce either spouse must prove fault…

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September 10, 2018
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North London family lawyer shortlisted as industry Commentator of the Year

North London family lawyer shortlisted as industry Commentator of the Year

Graeme Fraser, a Partner at Finchley law firm OGR Stock Denton Solicitors, has been named as a finalist at this year’s Family Law Awards for his role as a key commentator for the specialist area of law. Having appeared recently on both BBC local radio and Channel 5 News to share his expertise on cohabitation,…

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September 4, 2018
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Civil Partnership case goes to Supreme Court

Civil Partnership case goes to Supreme Court

Rebecca Steinfield and Charles Keidan take their case today to the Supreme Court to secure the same legal recognition as same-sex civil partners without getting married. In February last year, the Court of Appeal agreed that the couple are being treated differently because of their sexual orientation, which impacts on their private and family life….

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May 14, 2018
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Finchley lawyers help families understand how to preserve wealth and protect assets on divorce

Finchley lawyers help families understand how to preserve wealth and protect assets on divorce

Lawyers from Finchley-based law firm OGR Stock Denton LLP offered clients and contacts the lowdown on how to preserve family wealth and assets on divorce. At a seminar on Monday 16th April essential information was provided as to how inheritances and other family wealth arising outside of a marriage can be preserved on divorce. Max…

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April 18, 2018
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Finchley lawyers pick up the chopsticks to treat insurance brokers to an evening of sushi making

Finchley lawyers pick up the chopsticks to treat insurance brokers to an evening of sushi making

A Finchley-based law firm has welcomed a leading firm of insurance brokers to its offices for a culinary-themed evening. Members of the team at OGR Stock Denton LLP welcomed colleagues from Ashley Page Insurance Brokers to join them for an evening of sushi making on Thursday 22 March 2018. The aim of the event was…

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March 23, 2018
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Lawyers break the ice with accountancy colleagues… literally!

Lawyers break the ice with accountancy colleagues… literally!

Professionals at a Finchley-based law firm have broken the ice with colleagues from a nearby accountancy firm by hosting an evening of ice-sculpting. Lawyers from OGR Stock Denton LLP welcomed colleagues from Glazers Chartered Accountants to their offices on Wednesday 14 March 2018. The event offered professionals from both firms the opportunity to develop their…

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March 19, 2018
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Finchley lawyers give clients the lowdown on data protection changes with the help of two leading barristers, raising £800 for charity in the process

Finchley lawyers give clients the lowdown on data protection changes with the help of two leading barristers, raising £800 for charity in the process

Clients of a Finchley-based law firm have been given the lowdown on the forthcoming changes to data protection law by two leading barristers and have helped raise more than £800 for charity in the process. OGR Stock Denton LLP hosted the seminar on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on Thursday 22 February 2018, where…

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February 26, 2018
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