I was divorced in America but live in the UK. Can I still get financial relief?

By Nicole Francisco LLB The Law on Recognizing an overseas divorce in the UK Under the Family Law Act 1986, an overseas divorce obtained by means of judicial or other proceedings is recognized in the UK only if: it is effective under the law of the country in which it was obtained; andat the relevant … Continue reading I was divorced in America but live in the UK. Can I still get financial relief?

NEW VACANCY: Trainee Solicitor

We are seeking a Trainee Solicitor for our client’s Bedford office in their Family and/or Immigration departments to support the firm's continued growth. The client has a busy and sophisticated law practice is an entrepreneurial law firm with several offices throughout the region. The role is for a trainee solicitor who has at least 6 months to 1 year of experience … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Trainee Solicitor

NEW VACANCY: Commercial Property Solicitor

We are recruiting a Commercial Property Solicitor for one of the most respected law firms in Milton Keynes. With a growing and vibrant commercial transactions property group, we seek to add a transactional real estate associate with 3 or more years of extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions with an emphasis on the acquisition, development, financing, … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Commercial Property Solicitor

NEW VACANCY: Residential Property Conveyancing Solicitor

We are recruiting a Residential Property Conveyancing Solicitor for our client in Luton to carry out residential conveyancing work. You will have experience acting on all types of residential property transactions from initial instructions to post completion. This will involve experience in both freehold and leasehold transactions, including sales, purchases, mortgages, easements, deeds of covenant, and all … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Residential Property Conveyancing Solicitor

NEW VACANCY: Family Mediator

We are seeking an accredited Family Mediator for a well-respected family mediation service in Central Milton Keynes. For over 25 years the service has provided mediation for families and couples facing separation or divorce from its centrally-placed offices in Milton Keynes. The service has contracts to deliver Legal Aid and the Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP) and … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Family Mediator

NEW VACANCY: Company Commercial Solicitor

We are seeking a Company Commercial Solicitor to work in our client's busy and sophisticated CoCo department in Milton Keynes. This firm acts for owner-managed businesses, entrepreneurs, foreign subsidiaries based in this area and local institutions. The firm has been a significant player in Milton Keynes for 40 years and punches above its weight in company and … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Company Commercial Solicitor

English Law is Beginning to Warm Up to an Implied Duty of Good Faith in Contracts

What is the Implied Duty of Good Faith? Under English law the implied duty of good faith between contracting parties has been described as "playing fair", "coming clean" and  "putting one’s cards face upwards on the table" in addition to the general expectation of honesty between the parties. While this particular area of law is … Continue reading English Law is Beginning to Warm Up to an Implied Duty of Good Faith in Contracts

Legal Secretary / Residential Property Dept

We are seeking a Legal Secretary with residential property conveyancing experience to support our client's busy and growing team in Aylesbury. Duties and Responsibilities: Secretarial duties including typing, digital dictation and dealing with documents and correspondence as directed by fee-earners. Drafting up standard forms and straightforward letters subject to those being checked by the fee … Continue reading Legal Secretary / Residential Property Dept

Civil Mediation Council (CMC) Annual Conference 2017

Highly recommended annual conference held by the Civil Mediation Council. This year's theme 'Mediation in uncertain times: Justice, Fairness and Responsibility' promises to be insightful and necessary for mediators on all levels and the general public with an interest in how mediation works in society now and future developments. Date and Time Tuesday 16 May … Continue reading Civil Mediation Council (CMC) Annual Conference 2017