Monthly Archives:: June 2016

Does my new partner’s wealth affect my divorce?

This is a commonly occurring aspect in divorce cases and the Court of Appeal has  recently dealt with this issue in the case of John Hart and Karen Hart which featured prominently in the national press recently. The case attracted media attention as Mrs Hart was awarded a divorce settlement of £3.5million despite her ex-husband… Read more »

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Brexit: What is the likely impact on your business?

Head of Bishop & Sewell’s Employment Team, Andrew Humphrey, offers commentary on the impact of Brexit in employment law. Andrew gives insight on what is likely to be unaffected by Brexit and what rules and regulations may come into focus. Click here for the full briefing note.

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Senior corporate consultant joins

Jeremy Sivyer joins as a Consultant in the firm’s Company Commercial team. His experience, both in the domestic and the international context, covers a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial matters, including projects work and some international dispute resolution work. He has advised on a number of large transactions and projects. Throughout his career he… Read more »

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Corporate partner joins

New corporate partner, David Little, joins the firm. David is an experienced corporate lawyer with over 20 years working in the City and West End. He advises a broad range of corporate and private clients on acquisitions and disposals, private and public fund-raisings, general company law and company secretarial matters. He works across a broad range of… Read more »

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Disputes partner joins

New disputes partner, Will Twidale, joins Bishop & Sewell LLP. Will has spent the last 6 years specialising in contentious trusts and estates work and is recognised as an expert in Chambers and the Legal 500 directories. In addition, he has a general litigation background, handling all types of commercial disputes and all means of… Read more »

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Family law partner joins

New family law partner, Philip Rutter, joins Bishop & Sewell LLP. Philip as a specialist family lawyer. He has significant experience in claims for financial provision on divorce, pre and post-nuptial agreements, civil partnership dissolution, and cohabitation agreements and disputes. He has specific expertise in dealing with childrens’ cases, including residence and contact disputes. View… Read more »

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Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards 2016

We are delighted to announce that Mark Chick, partner and head of the Landlord and Tenant team at Bishop & Sewell LLP won the award for Solicitor of the Year at the Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards (ERMAs) 2016. The awards, put on annually by consumer publication News On The Block, recognise excellence in the specialised… Read more »

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