Dragon Boat Challenge proves a roaring success

This year’s Dragon Boat Challenge to boost funds for Martin House Children’s Hospice went swimmingly for our Jones Myers LLP team who put their best paddle forward for the second consecutive year. The 2012 Purple Pirates comprising Sarah Dickinson, Andrew … Continue reading

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Compromise key to an amicable settlement

By Peter Jones, Partner The headlines make for grim reading: long term unemployment is at its highest level since 1996; income growth has slowed to 0.6 per cent, well below inflation; the Eurozone crisis deepens and the Bank of England … Continue reading

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Who has the right to determine a child’s best interests?

By Peter Jones, partner The cat is once again amongst the proverbial pigeons, following the announcement in this week’s Queen’s Speech that fathers may gain additional rights to see their children after a family break-up. It has been confirmed that … Continue reading

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Why it’s not about marriage versus cohabitation

By Peter Jones, Partner The news pages and airwaves have been buzzing this week following the announcement that, in a highly unusual move for a serving judge, Sir Paul Coleridge has launched a campaign to promote marriage. Backed by senior … Continue reading

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