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Keep up to date with changes in the law, notable cases and examples of how we have helped our clients.

Relocating with your child after separation

During any separation or divorce, one of the primary concerns will be the impact on any children.  It is unavoidable that change will occur in everybody’s lives, and there may be the time when you decide that a relocation is ...

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14.04.2021

Can we finalise our divorce before the house is sold?

For the majority of people, their most significant asset is the family home.  So, it is not surprising that when it comes to dealing with the financial consequences surrounding divorce, questions about what will happen to the matrimonial home are ...

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06.04.2021

Miles & Partners Solicitors & Advocates, London

Vacancy: Miles & Partners are looking for Legal Assistants

We are a highly regarded firm of solicitors ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers. We are based in London E1 near Liverpool Street and The Cloud and provide legal service to clients all over the world. Check out our testimonials ...

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01.04.2021

Arrangements for children after a same sex divorce or separation

Following the introduction of civil partnerships in 2005 and same sex marriages in 2014, there has been an increase in families and then relationship breakdown between same sex parents. Finding agreement over issues relating to children can be tricky in ...

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17.03.2021

Surrogacy for single parents and your legal rights

Recently The Times reported on the story of David Watkins, one of the first men to become a single father by choice in the UK after the surrogacy laws were reformed in 2019. The change ended a restriction over providing ...

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09.03.2021

Family solicitors volunteer advice to School-Home Support practitioners in London

In February, solicitors from Miles & Partners in London volunteered at a legal workshop for School-Home Support’s Pro Bono Project in London. School-Home Support is an organisation that works with schools, local authorities and other children’s settings, to provide support ...

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01.03.2021

International child abduction – Frequently asked questions

The child abduction team at Miles & Partners Solicitors has extensive experience in cases of international child abduction when children are bought to England and Wales from another jurisdiction without the consent of the other parent. Here are the answers ...

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25.02.2021

Preparing for family mediation

Mediation is regularly used in family law to assist couples to reach an agreement about their financial separation and any arrangements for children, avoiding the need to go to court. If you and your former partner have agreed to participate ...

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11.02.2021

How can we help to end FGM within a generation?

One of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a disruption to numerous international and national health programs, including the one to end female genital mutilation (FGM). United Nations health officials fear an additional two million cases of FGM ...

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05.02.2021