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Family Law update by Sallianne Cockerham – May 2017

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Sallianne Cockerham, owner/founder of London Law Firm – Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the recent case of billionaire Surrey City oil trader and what could be a record divorce payout in a UK Court. The biggest payout of all time is thought to have been former US billionaire Alec Wildenstein. In what marks a change

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Divorce Law update by Sallianne Cockerham April 2017

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Sallianne Cockerham, owner/founder of London Law Firm – Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the recent case of Tini Owens seeking a divorce from her husband of nearly 40 years. Owens v Owens [2017] EWCA Civ 182 (24 March 2017). Mrs Owens (66) petitioned for divorce on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour. When considering drafting particulars

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Libel Law update March 2017

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

  Sallianne Cockerham, owner/founder of London Law Firm – Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the case of Jack Monroe a famous food blogger and Katie Hopkins, a columnist for the Mail Online. Monroe v Hopkins [2017] EWHC 433 (QB) (10 March 2017) The case originated over a twitter row involving 2 war memorial tweets. Ms

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Family Law update by Sallianne Cockerham February 2017

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Sallianne Cockerham, owner/founder of London Law Firm – Southampton Row Solicitors looks at yesterday’s judgment on Jon Platt (46) who has been embroiled in a legal battle after refusing to pay a school fine of £120.00 imposed by the Isle of Wight Council as a penalty for taking his daughter to Disney World in Florida

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Family Law update by Sallianne Cockerham January 2017

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Sallianne Cockerham, owner/founder of London Law Firm – Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the recent High Court case ordering a premier league footballer to pay his ex-wife maintenance of £200.000 a year despite living in rented accommodation. The footballer now aged 27, earned over £2million a year, and the marriage to the beautician  lasted just

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Family Law update by Sallianne Cockerham December 2016

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Sallianne Cockerham, owner/founder of London Law Firm – Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the drop in divorce rates. Despite an expected peak in January for advice on divorce, the most recent figures from the Office for National Statistics show that 130,473 couples divorced in 2013 – down almost 3% in a year. There were 111,169

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Privacy Law update by Sallianne Cockerham November 2016

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Sallianne Cockerham, owner/founder of Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the interesting decision taken by Mr Justice Nichol in the High Court last week in the case of ERY v Associated Newspapers Ltd regarding an application for the continuation of an injunction for the Claimant to stop a newspaper reporting that he is under investigation by

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Family Law update by Sallianne Cockerham November 2016

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Sallianne Cockerham, owner/founder of London divorce solicitors – Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the forthcoming festive period and the inevitable January boom in divorces. It has long been the case that the first Monday in January – Divorce Monday, sees a significant increase in people seeking divorce advice, and ultimately going ahead to separate. The

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Family Law update by Sallianne Cockerham October 2016

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Owner/Founder of London divorce solicitors – Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the recent case of a disgruntled groom who divorced his wife after just 2 hours of marriage. In England it is not possible to start divorce proceedings unless you have been married for at least a year. You also need to show that the

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Family Law update by Sallianne Cockerham September 2016

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Owner/Founder of London divorce solicitors at Southampton Row Solicitors looks at the very recent family law case heard last week in the Court of Appeal from the Family Division of the High Court. In short, the court refused an appeal for a Father’s request to text his 12 year old daughter, even though he was

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