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Leaving your estate to pets

They say that dogs are man’s best friend and a recent article in the Independent highlighted just how accurate that sentiment can be. When Nashville businessman, Bill Dorris died, his Will stated that $5million was to be transferred into a trust for the care of his beloved border collie Lulu who was to be looked […]

Another look at why couples divorce

A recent article in The Times takes another look at why couples divorce, suggesting that couples who have a daughter as their first born are at a higher risk of divorcing, especially after their daughter turns 12. Whilst no one can deny that having children is hard work and changes the dynamic of the parents […]

Newsletter – March/April 2021

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Transfer of ownership in insolvency

In July 2020, we reported that the Government had announced its intention to bring forward legislative changes which would have the effect of enhancing the rights of consumers who have pre-paid for goods, including in the event of a retailer’s insolvency. By way of update, The Law Commission has recently published a draft Bill on […]