Monthly Archives:: April 2017

Bishop & Sewell presence at Landlord Investment Shows 2017

We will be present at several Landlord Investment Shows throughout the year in June, September and November. These events provide a platform for current and prospective landlords to keep up-to-date with industry developments and provide access to experts to gain in-depth knowledge of UK property hot-spots. You can find out more details below: London Olympia… Read more »

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Owens v Owens – a case of divorce purgatory

While a request for a divorce may come as a shock, most people come to the realisation that if their spouse considers that the marriage is over then, perhaps after attending marriage counselling, there is no point fighting the inevitable. Grounds for divorce The law in England and Wales requires a marriage to have irretrievably… Read more »

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Passing on your estate – Inheritance Act 1975

You might think that the freedom of a person to dispose of his or her assets by Will is, or ought to be, sacrosanct. In England and Wales, as opposed to many European jurisdictions and jurisdictions further afar, this is largely the case. The Inheritance Act 1975 That freedom exists in England and Wales, save… Read more »

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What is the future for Three-Person IVF?

The recent milestone event of a baby being born with the genes of three different parents was an amazing medical development for those suffering from hereditary diseases but the wider consequences of three-person IVF treatments have caused controversy worldwide. World’s first 3 parent IVF baby The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) approved ‘mitochondrial donation’ at UK… Read more »

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London Legal Walk 2017

Bishop & Sewell will be entering a team again this year for the London Legal Walk 2017, a 10km walk around Central London in support of The London Legal Support Trust. Our team will be walking with the Lord Chief Justice and thousands of lawyers, colleagues and friends to raise funds to support Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and… Read more »

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