A specialist in children law and domestic violence law.
I undertake all work relating to children law, whether the dispute is between parents or family members, or where the local authority is involved. This includes applications for contact (access) and residence (custody).
I also deal with cases where domestic violence is an issue and where advice regarding injunctions is required and frequently appear in court, as well as representing clients in the High Court. I’m a Resolution accredited specialist too, in the fields of domestic violence law and children law (private).
I have been at Anthony Collins Solicitors for over 10 years, and am 100% home-grown, having started as a paralegal shortly before my training contract began in 2004. I wanted to work here, as the firm had strong values and, amongst other things, believed in helping vulnerable individuals who were in need. The firm’s values and purpose entirely reflect that today.
On 27 July 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”), announced that by the end of 2021, the FCA will not use its legal powers to compel or persuade banks to submit to LIBOR as they are not comfortable in doing so where there are only a few eligible term borrowing transactions by large banks.
A key feature of statutory payment mechanism is a requirement for employers to issue payment notices & pay less notices if monies are to be withheld from a contractor.
I have just finished watching the lovely Christopher Eccleston on BBC iPlayer’s Come Home (#spoileralert in case you haven’t seen it yet). It’s about a family where, rather unusually, the mother leaves the marriage, her home and most shockingly, her children.
The Regulator of Social Housing has this week published a revised 'Regulating the Standards'.
The Department for Education has approved the setting up of 5 new adoption agencies involving a total of 17 councils.
One of the most important benefits of lighter nights is the improvement in road safety.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given a Judgement in Ville de Nivelles v Matzak on whether stand-by time constitutes working time under the Working Time Directives.
The Government has announced that it will amend The Universal Credit (Housing Costs Element for claimants aged 18 to 21) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (the “Regulations”).
Epilepsy is most commonly diagnosed in children and in people over 65. According to the Epilepsy Society “there are over 60 million people with epilepsy in the UK, so around 1 in 100 people.”
The use of a prohibited nerve agent on British soil resulted in the Court considering whether it was in the best interests for personal data to be released for use by the OPCW.
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