Covid and Conveyancing

Nic Dino, Partner in our Conveyancing team in Cambridge, gives us an update on how the change in Government guidance issued last week has affected the sector. Following the lockdown announced on 23rd March 2020, we have found that most clients selling and buying property have been positive in their instructions to us, wishing to […]

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Case Study: Case of MKC-V-A

Denise Higgins, Partner in our Family team, recently represented the mother of five children, all of whom were subject to care proceedings. However the main issue centered around medical issues pertaining only to one child Z. The children were made subject to proceedings following concerns raised by the Health Trust that the parents may be […]

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Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney: Important, or irrelevant?

There is a common misconception that wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) aren’t all that important. We provide the facts to prove otherwise: Wills If you are married, everything will pass to your spouse. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Granted, while the majority of your estate may pass to your spouse eventually, […]

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Grandparent’s Rights

In recent times, grandparents have acquired an increasingly important role in the lives of their grandchildren. The cost of childcare and full time work pushes some parents to seek informal childcare with grandparents. One in three working mothers have help from grandparents whilst almost two thirds of all grandparents look after their grandchildren regularly. Some […]

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Looking after your mental health during lockdown

Given the uncertainty at the moment and advice from the government changing daily, it is a very worrying time for many. Working from home is something that many people will not have faced before. While it might seem good and exciting to start with, it can quickly turn into a lonely, stressful time. It is […]

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IR35 Employment Law | Woodfines Solicitors

IR35 extended to April 2021

The government has announced that the extension of IR35 to medium and large companies in the private sector is being postponed by a year.  Steve Barclay, Chief Treasury Secretary announced on 17th March in the House of Commons, that the legislation is to be pushed back from 6th April 2020 to 6th April 2021. The […]

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