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

Family Mediation Week

Family Mediation Week: 18-22 January 2021

With Family Mediation Week taking place from 18-22 January 2021, the family law team at Miles & Partners Solicitors in the City of London want to encourage anyone going through a divorce or any family dispute to consider using mediation ...

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14.01.2021

Do we need to formalise our separation?

If you are coming out of a relationship, whether you were cohabiting, married or in a civil partnership, you may be asking if you need to formalise that separation.  A separation agreement is a formal contract which can be agreed ...

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08.01.2021

Congratulations to a quartet of new partners

We are delighted to announce that four members of our family law and housing teams have been appointed as partners in recognition of their continued outstanding service to the firm and our clients, effective from 1 January 2021. As experts ...

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04.01.2021

Season’s Greetings: our office hours over the festive period

Season’s Greetings from the team at Miles & Partners in London. Christmas charities Instead of sending traditional cards this year, Miles & Partners are sending e-cards to clients and colleagues and making a charitable donation to Southall Black Sisters, a ...

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14.12.2020

Should you sign a prenuptial agreement?

Bringing up the subject of a prenuptial agreement can be as daunting as popping the question, perhaps more so as it raises the issue that the marriage might not last.  But how should you react if you have been asked ...

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07.12.2020

Homelessness to increase as possession cases start again

One of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has meant that many people have had difficulties paying their rent and are facing the threat of eviction and homelessness this winter. At the beginning of the pandemic the government introduced temporary ...

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27.11.2020

Legal aid remuneration is unfair and deters lawyers from building a career, Westminster inquiry hears

Parliamentarians in the Westminster Commission into the Sustainability of Legal Aid heard evidence from family law practitioners on 19 November, including from Lorraine Green an associate solicitor at Miles and Partners who specialises in cases involving children, care proceedings, adoption ...

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24.11.2020

Children’s lawyer Lorraine Green to give evidence to legal aid APPG

On 19 November 2020, family lawyer Lorraine Green will be giving evidence as an expert witness in the second of six oral evidence sessions in the inquiry into the sustainability of legal aid, hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) ...

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18.11.2020

Congratulations to our three new trainee solicitors

We are delighted to announce that three of our legal assistants, Danielle Apenteng, Hira Rauf and Sara Nicoloau are taking the next step in their legal career and starting their solicitor training contracts at Miles & Partners in London, where they will be gaining experience in family and mental health and capacity law.  During their time as legal ...

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12.11.2020