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What are Pre-nuptial and Post-nuptial agreements and should I have one?

A Pre-nuptial agreement is a written agreement that is entered into by two parties prior to their marriage or civil partnership. If you are already married you can enter into a Post-nuptial agreement which is essentially the same, but entered into after the ceremony has taken place. Most pre or post nuptial agreements deal with …

Ban on Mesh Implants

NHS England have said they are now stopping using Mesh implants after several years of debate amid safety concerns raised by and on behalf of patients. These implants have been used for some years to treat stress urinary incontinence in women especially following childbirth. In the UK more than 100,000 women have had a mesh …

Concussion in Sport. Trouble ahead?

It is only right that at the outset of this blog I make an admission. Ever since I watched Ian Rush take out that camera on a sunny afternoon at Wembley in 1986, I have been planning life events around watching 11 men represent the red half of Merseyside. It always going to be then, …

Moving on; why it pays to have separate representation in your divorce

You’ve made the decision that your relationship has come to an end and you would you like to seek a divorce, so the time has come to instruct a solicitor. During the course of their relationship, most couple’s involvement with lawyers will have been joint, they will have jointly instructed the same conveyancer when they …

If your surname is different from your children and you are planning to travel abroad this summer, you may find this helpful……

As we approach the summer holidays many parents will be getting ready and looking forward to a holiday abroad with their children. If you are a parent travelling with a child or children who do not share your surname, you may experience some difficulty. Claire Parsons, a solicitor in our family department briefly explains what …

May charity golf day organised by The Dame Vera Lynn Trust

Coole Bevis LLP once again supported The Dame Vera Lynn trust based just outside Horsham for another year by taking part in the May charity golf day organised by the charity which raised £5000 as a result of the donations from those taking part .The firm won the best female award which was awarded to …

Part 36 offers in settlement

In Tuson -v- Murphy 2018, the Court of Appeal has once again confirmed that late acceptance of a Part 36 offer will carry the usual costs consequences, namely the claimant’s costs will be paid by the defendants up to 21 days following receipt of the offer, but then thereafter the claimant will be liable for …

The UK’s Mortality Rates

Since 2011, the number of deaths and the crude death rate in the UK have increased. A recent Commons Briefing looked at mortality rates in the UK. There has been a long-term downward trend in the number of deaths. The recent increase is attributed to population growth. In early 2015, 2017 and 2018, winter mortality …

The Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mishcon de Reya Appeal

Facts The buyer was genuine and instructed solicitors to purchase a residential property. A fraudster purported to be the genuine owner/seller and instructed solicitors to handle the sale. At completion, the buyer’s solicitors transferred the completion monies to the seller’s solicitors who forwarded those monies to the fraudster seller and the fraudster disappeared with the …

Kangaroos charity golf day

On Friday 11th May Coole Bevis LLP took part in the 4th Kangaroos charity golf day held at the mid Sussex golf club in Haywards Heath. The sum of £7000 was raised for the charity which provides a range of fun days out as well as activities for children and young adults with learning difficulties …

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