Legal News

Floyd Porter shares his thoughts on mental capacity issues in Law Society blog

Our joint head of the mental health and capacity department, Floyd Porter, was asked to share his thoughts and experience as a mental health lawyer in a recent blog for The Law Society.  Floyd is the Chief Assessor of the Law Society Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation Scheme for the appointment of Accredited Legal Representatives to act on behalf…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 13-19 May 2019

The Mental Health Foundation are hosting Mental Health Awareness week between 13 – 19 May 2019. The theme this year is body image – how we think and feel about our bodies. Having general concerns about your body image is not in itself a mental health problem. However, if these concerns manifest into something different…

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Miles & Partners are recruiting

Miles & Partners are looking for Legal Assistants Miles & Partners is a highly regarded firm of solicitors ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers based in London E1 near Liverpool Street. We are looking for bright law graduates with a professional outlook to join our team as Legal Assistants providing paralegal support to our busy family…

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Miles and Partners support LALY 2019

Miles & Partners are pleased to pledge £100 to a crowdfunding project run by the Legal Aid Practioners Group (LAPG) to fund the 2019 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards, a non-profit grassroots celebration of access to justice lawyers. It is the fourth year running that the LAPG is crowdfunding for sponsorship of…

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‘No-fault divorce’ on the horizon with new legislation

New legislation has been announced by the government to overhaul divorce law and remove the need for divorcing couples in England and Wales to assign blame. This move towards ‘no-fault divorce’ will reduce family conflict and so is warmly welcomed by the Miles & Partners family and matrimonial team who campaigned alongside Resolution for ‘a…

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