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Don’t touch my pension! What British Expats can learn from the Goyals
  • Mackrell Turner Garrett
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

There are an estimated five million British Nationals living abroad today. For these people, often referred to as ‘Expats’, it is not unheard of to


Wife trapped in marriage after Judge rules she is not entitled to a divorce
  • Mackrell Turner Garrett
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

Tini Owens, 66 has appealed to the Court of Appeal against a ruling by a Family Judge that she was not entitled to a divorce based on the


Cohabitation and the law - Part 1
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

Recent statistics have revealed that the popularity of couples living together outside marriage continues. What has not changed much, however, is the


UK: Deceased’s “husband” and daughter both unable to obtain letters of administration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

The English High Court has recently refused to grant letters of administration to a deceased's daughter (the "Claimant") despite her having the


Special effects - will the Court of Appeal provide helpful guidance on the doctrine of ‘special contribution’ in Work v Gray?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

This month's Court of Appeal hearing of Work v Gray may decide the fate of the "special contribution" argument in matrimonial cases. The husband, who


How trustees should use nomination forms
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

On 8 February 2017, the UK Supreme Court gave its unanimous decision in a case which further levels the playing field for unmarried cohabiting


Reforming our divorce laws: why it’s time for a ‘no fault’ option
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

In November I was one of 150 lawyers who went to Parliament to call for ‘no fault divorce’. Organised by Family Law organisation Resolution, we met


Safeguarding children’s rights in the modern family
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2017

A judge in England recently refused an application for direct contact by a transgender father, who is now living as a woman. The father had not seen


A victory for cohabitants in pension claims, but not a seismic change
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2017

The Supreme Court has ruled that Ms Brewster was entitled to her late partner’s public sector pension, despite them not being married and him not


2016 Review - Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

Our Insurance Annual Review brings together various bulletins and briefings that we have