The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
The team, which is one of the most highly regarded in the Midlands, is expanding to meet the demands of the current market.
Liz Wyatt, partner and head of the family team at Anthony Collins Solicitors said: “Claudia will be a great asset to the team and provide a much needed resource for us. She has some great experience and a real passion for family law. Our clients will certainly benefit from her skills and enthusiasm.”
The specialist and experienced family law team advises individuals on matrimonial and all other forms of family breakdown. It has two qualified mediators that can help with negotiations and try to avoid unnecessary court proceedings and also has top rankings in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners classifications.
Claudia said: “I have worked in other areas of law but my heart has always been in family. Family law concerns real people and you can make a positive difference to people’s lives by being excellent at your job. I’m really looking forward to meeting new clients and progressing in my role.”
Claudia joined Anthony Collins in 2010. She previously worked in the corporate litigation team.
The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.
Whilst some people are under the impression that preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is simply a case of completing a form and ticking a few boxes, it is about far more than this.
A big fear for some people facing divorce and the inevitable carving up of the matrimonial assets. They seek assurances that such assets will be “ring-fenced” and retained for them.
Thinking about the legal status of being a cohabitant probably isn’t at the top of the ‘to do’ list.
When an individual is thinking about making a gift to another individual, consideration needs to be given to the Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET) trap.
We are now only a few weeks away from the biggest change to data protection laws in over 20 years. Are you compliant?
The tragedy, in this case, is that there were options readily available to the midwives that they could have used. This was not a case of having to go above and beyond.
Arising from the recent Family Division announcement, people who think they are legally divorced may in fact still be married.
The SCCS has issued providers in the scheme a series of updated and new documents in order to assist with their National Minimum Wage review.
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