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Prenups and international divorce

Prenups and international divorce How could a prenuptial agreement affect an international divorce? When you’re happily in love and planning a wedding, the idea of a prenuptial agreement can seem horribly unromantic. But planning ahead makes a lot of sense if you are already wealthy, in line for a substantial...

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Divorce for British expats

Divorce for British expats Can I divorce in the UK when I live abroad? If you are originally from England or Wales, but now living abroad as an expat, you can usually get divorced in an English court. This is because, even though your home is overseas – and may have...

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We wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2019

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From everyone at Clarke Willmott solicitors, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2019. As it’s the season of goodwill we have decided to support events to raise funds for our chosen office charities in lieu of sending Christmas cards. We are...

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Landlord’s ‘cunning plan’ for possession fails

Supreme Court landmark ruling on ‘redevelopment ground (f)’ of 1954 Act. On 5 December 2018 the Supreme Court handed down its decision in S Franses Ltd v. The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd, giving landlords and tenants of commercial premises important clarity on how Section 30(1)(f) of the Landlord and Tenant...

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Wealth Health and Inheritance Briefing – November 2018

Welcome to the November issue of WHIB, our last of 2018. The first Monday budget for over 50 years was a quiet affair for private client advisers; we summarise the main points in our leading article. Also in this issue we introduce you to Rebecca Clarke and Nicola Walker, our...

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Employment Matters – November 2018

November 2018 edition Hello again from Clarke Willmott LLP’s Employment & HR team and welcome to the November 2018 edition of Employment Matters. For further information on any of the topics in this month’s Employment Matters, please contact a member of the employment & HR team. As ever, we welcome...

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A look into consumer behaviour on Black Friday

A report on the poll conducted by our retail and leisure team Over the weekend, our team asked our social media followers how they would be participating in Black Friday. The results are interesting and match the shopping trends reported by Barclaycard. Barclaycard reports that the amount spent on Black...

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Our Bristol office charity event raises thousands for Unseen

Thousands were raised for Bristol anti-slavery charity Unseen during a fund-raising event organised by our Bristol office. In all nearly £3,500 was raised by 14 teams as they completed a series of challenges around Bristol city centre, including making masks out of household materials, a general knowledge quiz and a...

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Birmingham office charity ping pong success

Annual table tennis tournament for local charity Sport 4 life has been our Birmingham office nominated charity for nearly two years, and in the final event of our partnership, we hosted our annual table tennis tournament on 15 November and successfully raised £750. Transforming our meeting rooms into Olympic style...

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People who breach data laws ‘will be looking uneasily over their shoulders’…

…Following landmark prosecution The first prosecution brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under legislation which carries a potential prison sentence could have ramifications beyond the fines facing data companies such as Cambridge Analytica or campaign groups like Leave.EU. Susan Hall, Partner of our Intellectual Property team says the landmark case of...

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