Family Law

Cohabitation Awareness Week – 27 Nov to 1 Dec 2017

The focus of this year’s Resolution Awareness Week is on the inequality of legal rights for cohabitees; couples living together who are not married. There are some 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK, but many are still unaware of their lack of rights compared to married couples if they separate. The family law team…

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What rights do cohabiting couples have when they separate?

Cohabiting couples have now become the UK’s fastest growing family type, currently numbering approximately 3.3 million. More and more couples are choosing, for whatever reason, to live together without getting married. This may well be an indication of the shifting attitudes and progression in society, but gives rise to a number of problems, with which…

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Miles & Partners support London Children’s Lawyers care proceedings event

Ritu Sood, an associate solicitor who specialises in the law relating to children and care proceedings helped to organise a training event for London Children’s Lawyers which was held at 7 Dials Club, Covent Garden Community Centre in London last night. The presentation, ‘Best Practices: vulnerable parties and intermediaries in care proceedings’, was given by…

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Parents, plan your Christmas contact arrangements early

For most, Christmas is a wonderful time of the year and an opportunity to spend quality time with the family. It can also be an incredibly emotional time of the year, particularly for those parents who are no longer together. Stephen Talbot, family law solicitor at Miles & Partners Solicitors in the City of London,…

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