Knights in shining armour? Family law arbitration rides to the rescue

By Peter Jones, partner In a fascinating echo across nine centuries of history, the launch of family law arbitration in England and Wales was marked by an event held at the Inner Temple in London this week, which I was … Continue reading

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When a bonus is not a bonus

By Peter Jones, partner Despite the government’s move to reduce the burden on the courts by encouraging warring couples to undergo mediation or arbitration, it looks as though our judges will still have just as much on their plates in … Continue reading

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Why we should celebrate mums every day of the year

By Peter Jones, Partner What does your mum mean to you? It is Mother’s Day in the UK this Sunday and over the coming months a similar event will be celebrated across the globe. It’s only right that we should … Continue reading

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Why selling the house can buy long-term gains

By Peter Jones, Partner I read with some disquiet a feature by Daisy Goodwin in the Sunday Times on how her  acquaintances, dubbed as ‘Squeezed Middles’ (ten years married, relatively good careers and two children) are living together but apart … Continue reading

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How to prevent losing your business if the romance fades

In the adage that love is blind, ensuring a pre-nup isn’t overlooked is crucial for many business owners who are contemplating tying the knot.   Building up a successful company invariably demands blood, sweat and tears – so why risk losing … Continue reading

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