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IS AN END TO THE BLAME GAME IN SIGHT?

In a move welcomed by the majority of family lawyers, Justice Secretary David Gauke has announced plans to introduce no fault divorce and launched a consultation on reforming the divorce laws that are almost fifty years old. The consultation follows a successful campaign led by Resolution, whose members are family lawyers and other professionals committed [...]

By |2018-09-25T17:12:02+00:00September 25th, 2018|Family, Latest, News/Blog|Comments Off on IS AN END TO THE BLAME GAME IN SIGHT?

Break Clauses: A Tenant’s Guide

A break clause or break option serves the function of allowing one or both of the parties to bring the term of a lease to an end prematurely. Whilst not all landlords will be willing to give a tenant the option of terminating the lease early, a break clause is seen as beneficial by many [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:11+00:00June 14th, 2018|Latest, News/Blog, Property|Comments Off on Break Clauses: A Tenant’s Guide

Uninsured Risks: A Tenant’s Guide

Jeremy Pow Most leases of commercial premises oblige the landlord to insure the building against a specified list of insurable risks, usually including fire, explosion, storm and so forth, subject to cover for such risks being available upon reasonable terms in the insurance market. The examples of such risks which can be subject to [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:11+00:00June 7th, 2018|Latest, News/Blog, Property|Comments Off on Uninsured Risks: A Tenant’s Guide

Restrictive Covenants on Termination of Employment

Post termination restrictive covenants are often imposed on employees once their employment has come to an end with their employer. This is to protect the employer’s business from any potential harm caused by the employee exploiting any knowledge gained to their advantage in any future employment. There are four main types of restrictive covenants: Non-solicitation [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:11+00:00May 30th, 2018|Employment, News/Blog|Comments Off on Restrictive Covenants on Termination of Employment

MWW’s Catherine Longshaw attends Resolution’s NO FAULT DIVORCE campaign outside Parliament

England, UK . 17.5.2018. London . Parliament. Senior family lawyers call on the Government to reform outdated divorce laws and end the blame game as landmark Owens v Owens divorce case heads to the Supreme Court.Licensed for editorial and PR use free of charge in connection with this event, all other rights reserved.Copyright [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:11+00:00May 17th, 2018|Family, Firm news|Comments Off on MWW’s Catherine Longshaw attends Resolution’s NO FAULT DIVORCE campaign outside Parliament

A Day in the Life of a Trainee Solicitor

Sam Alder describes a typical day in the life of a Trainee Solicitor at Monro Wright & Wasbrough. Sam is currently in his first seat in the Private Client department. 9:00am – 9:30am After what is always a crammed journey into work, I start off by making a strong cup of coffee. I then [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:12+00:00May 16th, 2018|Firm news|Comments Off on A Day in the Life of a Trainee Solicitor

MWW Garden

Associate Solicitor Mike Acton and Residential Property Specialist Mari Thomas spend their lunch break doing some DIY in the MWW LLP garden. With summer on its way, Mari and Mike decided that the garden could do with a bit of love and attention to allow staff members to make better use of it. We'll [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:12+00:00May 16th, 2018|Firm news, Latest|Comments Off on MWW Garden

Do I need a Cohabatation Agreement?

If you are not married or in a civil partnership and have chosen to move in with your partner, it is advisable to enter into a Cohabitation Agreement. The number of unmarried couples has doubled since the mid 1990’s but the legal status in unchanged. Many unmarried couples mistakenly believe that if they are [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:12+00:00May 16th, 2018|Family, News/Blog, Property|Comments Off on Do I need a Cohabatation Agreement?

Does Waggott v Waggott spell the end for ‘meal ticket for life’ spousal maintenance?

In the court of first instance, Mrs Waggott received an award totalling £9.76 million and £175,000 in annual maintenance payments for life. Mrs Waggott appealed the decision on two grounds: Mr Waggott’s ‘earning capacity’ was capable of being a matrimonial asset to which the sharing principle applies, and: Whether it was fair that she be [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:12+00:00May 14th, 2018|Family, News/Blog|Comments Off on Does Waggott v Waggott spell the end for ‘meal ticket for life’ spousal maintenance?

New Faces

MWW are delighted to welcome Catherine Longshaw as our new Head of Family. Catherine is a solicitor with nearly 20 years experience. She is also a trained mediator and collobarative practitioner and continues to be an active member of Resolution.    

By |2018-08-24T14:37:12+00:00May 11th, 2018|Firm news, News/Blog|Comments Off on New Faces