NHS Organ Donation Week, Max's Law

The impact of Max’s Law on organ donations

Posted on September 12, 2018

“Max’s Law” has been named after 10 year old Max Johnson, who was recently saved by a heart transplant. The Daily Mirror followed his journey and campaigned for a change in the law.

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Jefferies GDPR Wills

Want some ‘R-E-S-P-E-C-T’? ‘You better think’ about drafting a Will!

Posted on August 28, 2018

Family and friends of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, will be celebrating the life of the superstar at her funeral today. The singer passed away at the age of 76, leaving behind an estate which is reported to be worth $80 million, but she did not leave a Will. Solicitor, Emma Blakesley, looks into the benefits of preparing a Will and why it is surprising that Aretha did not make any provisions before she died.

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Leasehold Enfranchisement

Oxfam are now in the right direction after Compass Group businessman leaves them a legacy of £41m

Posted on August 22, 2018

Catering tycoon, Richard Cousins, died in a seaplane tragedy last New Year’s Eve along with his two sons, his fiancée and her daughter.

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Jefferies Solicitors Family Law Owens v Owens

Supreme Court Judgement in Owens v Owens – The end of the ‘blame’ game…

Posted on August 07, 2018

In the case of Owens v Owens the Supreme Court decided that the Wife was not entitled to divorce her Husband, on the basis of the allegations of the unreasonable behaviour set out in her divorce petition.

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Jefferies Solicitors Southend Adoption Guidance

Guidance on Arrangements for Adoption Visits

Posted on July 27, 2018

This week, the President of the Family Division has issued Guidance on arrangements for adoption visits.

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Jefferies Solicitors -Online Divorce Petition

The Introduction of Online Divorce Applications: A Move in the Right Direction?

Posted on July 24, 2018

HMCTS has recently informed us that they will now be accepting divorce petitions online. Whilst this is a step in the right direction, the real question is whether or not the Divorce Centre will be able to keep up with the number of petitions.

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Jefferies Solicitors - Divorce Lawyers - Southend Chelmsford Essex

A Meal Ticket for Life? Think Again…

Posted on July 18, 2018

On 18th July 2018, the Supreme Court in Mills v Mills [2018] UKSC 38 ruled in favour of a divorced husband who argued he should not have to increase his monthly contribution to his former wife, on account of her mismanaging her post-divorce finances.

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jefferies solicitors - employment law specialists

Worker or Self-Employed? New Guidance for Employers

Posted on July 11, 2018

Determining whether someone is genuinely self-employed or should be classed as a worker can be difficult, but further guidance to help you decide is now available following the recent decision in the Pimlico Plumbers case.

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Jefferies Solicitors - Cheryl Liam Divorce

Cheryl and Liam: This Relationship is Only Going in One Direction

Posted on July 04, 2018

Cheryl and Liam Payne announced this week that their relationship has come to an end. With one child between them and marriage rumours, where does the break-up leave them legally?

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