Coronavirus Legal Updates

Private Client

Probate applications surge with easing of COVID19 lockdown
Coronavirus lockdown highlights importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney
Government COVID19 recovery strategy
Will ‘signing station’ set up at Barker Gotelee
Video calling for deaf or hard of hearing clients
Making Wills during the time of Coronavirus
Witnessing your Will during the Coronavirus outbreak
Law Society help during the Coronavirus crisis
Making or reviewing your Will during the Coronavirus pandemic

Business Services

Consumer gain or insolvency practitioner’s headache?
Enhanced consumer protection in respect of pre-paid goods
Restrictions on termination of supply contracts
Coronavirus job retention scheme
Retail insolvencies continue during COVID19 pandemic
Buying or selling a business after COVID19
“A sympathetic and flexible approach to enforcement”
Effective ban on winding up petitions by creditors during the Coronavirus pandemic
Business interruption insurance
Nudging the UK back to work
Personal guarantee requests by lenders and creditors
Environment agency publishes temporary extension for waste storage
Insolvency Practice Direction – support during COVID19
Furlough arrangements – employers take care
Guidance on Job Retention Scheme
Helping your business through the COVID19 pandemic


Living together after lockdown
Nightingale courts to open up to cope with backlog
New COVID19 measures for families from 4th July
Can you revisit a clean break order due to the impact of COVID19?
Guidance to family court procedures
Will there be a rise in lockdown divorces?
Out with the old and in with the new
Childcare during lockdown
Expanding social bubbles during COVID19
Will parents face fines for not sending children to school?
How effective is a remote family court?
COVID19 impact on pensions
Court action possible for parents exploiting Coronavirus lockdown
Spousal maintenance during the Coronavirus lockdown
The impact of COVID19 on child maintenance
Reaching a financial settlement during the Coronvirus
Cohabitation during the lockdown
Domestic abuse victims can leave home despite the lockdown
Keeping contact between parents and children during lockdown


The new stamp duty land tax exemption
Coronavirus forfeiture extension
The impact of Coronavirus on property law
Guidance to mortgage lenders
Property market on the move again
Coronavirus and commercial leases
Public rights of way during Coronavirus
Moving home during Coronavirus – Government restrictions
COVID19 Coronavirus – moving home