At Bishop & Sewell LLP we offer a range of services for the individual. We tailor our advice in every case to that person, whatever the circumstances. We understand that every client and every case is different. Each requires an individual service and it’s own unique solution.
The relationship between client and legal adviser must be based on mutual trust and confidence. Our commitment to your best interests as our client enables us to find the best way through whatever difficulties you may be facing with skill, empathy, experience and judgement.
Our experts have many years of experience in dealing with legal issues which affect individuals, from issues arising out of relationship or parental breakdown, employment, financial planning and estate and wealth management. We know these can be difficult aspects of life to deal with, but they need not be grappled with alone.
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 »
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 »
The Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) came into effect on 6 April 2017. This is an Inheritance Tax allowance which will be available in addition to the standard Nil Rate Band, currently £325,000, where the family home is left to children or grandchildren. Whilst the legislation itself is rather complex, here are five things you… Read more »