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Electronic signing and tenancy agreements

January 26 2021 One of the side-effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the increase of remote and home working has been a massive increase in the use of electronic…

Married online?

January 28 2021 Last week I was interviewed on ITV’s Granada Reports about virtual weddings. Most other aspects of life have gone online since the first coronavirus…

Divorce, money and “paternity fraud”

November 5 2019 Paternity disputes are not uncommon. They often occur between unmarried couples where a father seeks to avoid financial liability for a child he does…

Post Pandemic Polygamy: Plural Marriage in the UK, UAE and Utah 2020

June 10 2020 Many relationships, across the world, will have come under strain during the last few months of lockdown. If the challenges for the monogamous have…

Divorce in Dubai and the UAE: Meet the New Law, Same as the Old Law?

November 9 2020 Reports in The National, a regional Middle East newspaper suggest that “sweeping changes” are coming to family law for expatriates and that “Islamic…

Has the UK’s Digital Probate System Made Applying for Probate Easier?

November 23 2021 In 2017, the UK Government announced plans to make applying for grants of probate easier and more accessible to the general public by introducing a…

Why is Facebook rebranding? What are the risks and rewards of rebranding?

November 18 2021 Last week Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook was changing its name to “Meta”. Such a major rebrand is likely to cost billions, so the inevitable…

Raising awareness of Prostate Cancer for Movember 2021

November 17 2021 For the 30 days of November, Movember will be raising awareness about men’s health issues - particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental…

The UT President Clarifies the Correct Approach to RRO Awards

November 16 2021 The way in which the Tribunal should approach assessment of awards made in Rent Repayment Order (RRO) applications has been a hot topic among property…

A Limit on Large Data Protection Claims

November 15 2021 The Supreme Court has ruled on the use of representative claims in data protection matters. The effect of this is that large group claims are likely…