Author Archives: Karen Johnson

Conveyancing Testimonial

Thank you for all your hard work and your professional manner in helping us to complete the purchase of our home. I will be using you again and will also pass on details to family and friends. Once again thank … Continue reading

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Sexting – Flirty Gertie or Dirty Bertie?

Sexting – harmless fun or adultery?! Depends who you ask and its not just confined to stars of our favourite soaps! Whether you are the sextor or the sextee this can be a deal breaker in a marriage. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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New Stalking Laws – look who’s behind you

The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd has announced that the Government is set to introduce new Stalking Protection Orders. The orders in England and Wales aim to offer quick protection to people who find themselves targeted by strangers similar to that … Continue reading

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The one time you should look for the price tag on that gift

The Bribery Act ushered in a stricter anti-corruption regime when it came into force in 2011 and although Christmas gifts and hospitality are not banned, it’s important that companies don’t splash out and end up in deep water with over-generous … Continue reading

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The Power of Trade Marks for Your Small Business – A David Vs. Goliath Story

In 1999 an SME called Comic Enterprises Ltd (“CEL”) registered a series of trade marks which featured the words “The Glee Club”. They ran and operated entertainment venues under this name with some success, expanding their business and opening venues … Continue reading

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He Said/ She Said

As solicitors who assist people with a wide range of issues that arise on the breakdown of a relationship, we are often asked about the usefulness and legality of obtaining evidence by audio or video recordings. There have been a … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has last month ruled that the ongoing obligation of full and frank financial disclosure relating to financial matters in divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership continues to apply even following the death of … Continue reading

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For Richer, For Poorer, Till Death Do You Part?

Trinny Woodall is facing a fresh legal battle in relation to the estate of her ex husband Johnny Elichaoff. The couple married in 1999 and had a child together but later divorced in 2009 whilst remaining on reportedly good terms. … Continue reading

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One More Night

Phil Collins announced earlier this year that he was back in a relationship with his ex wife, Orianne Cevey despite the couple divorcing over 8 years ago. During the divorce, Ms Cevey reportedly received a sum representing a huge £25m … Continue reading

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Two Men and a Little Baby

It is difficult to avoid the pregnancy rumours relating to Cheryl Fernandez Versini and Liam Payne appearing in the press recently. Various tweets and social media entries have sparked speculation that Cheryl may be expecting the couple’s child. Although Cheryl … Continue reading

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