Why we shouldn’t be too quick to ‘scratch’ the seven year itch

By Fiona Kendall, Partner The notion of the ‘seven year itch’ – the magical term indicating when partners in marriage are deemed most at risk of straying – has officially been consigned to history, if the latest survey information  is … Continue reading

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Royal Court of Guernsey coup for Jones Myers lawyer

By David McHardy, Essex office Did you know that the Channel Island of Guernsey has a separate jurisdiction to England, Wales and Jersey, which has evolved from Norman French law? Guernsey, a British Crown dependency but not part of the … Continue reading

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FAQs on family law arbitration

The family law arbitration scheme has settled nicely into place eight weeks after being launched. In the interim much has been written about its benefits, not least of which is that it will be quicker and simpler than the court … Continue reading

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A civil outcome – why the Lawrence/Gallagher judgment is a landmark

In the last few days a landmark case has concluded in the Court of Appeal – but blink and you might have missed it. The Lawrence/Gallagher case may have briefly hit the headlines before passing quietly into media archives, but the judgment is … Continue reading

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