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The economic case for what seems uneconomic

An article by David Jockleson Someone coming new to family proceedings especially with a business background might be appalled at what he or she sees. Why do cases tale so long? Why is there so much paper, so much duplication? ...

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14.12.2011

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Deprivation of liberty after unlawful detainment

Milton Keynes Council v RR & Ors [2014] EWCOP B19 Rachel Turner represented RR, an 81 year old woman with vascular dementia, in a Court of Protection case concerning her removal from home to residential accommodation. After a number of ...

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29.11.2011

Tower Hamlets domestic violence ‘One Stop Shop’

Miles and Partners LLP are pleased to be taking part in the launch of a new initiative to combat domestic violence – Tower Hamlets Domestic Violence One Stop Shop. From Monday 28th November residents of Tower Hamlets affected by domestic ...

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21.11.2011

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Local Authority successfully challenged

Miles & Partners Associate Floyd Porter recently acted for Norman Davies before the Court of Protection in the matter of the County Council of the City and Council of Cardiff and Peggy Elizabeth Ross (by her litigation friend the Official ...

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18.11.2011

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Wife’s lottery win is not an asset – or is it?

Michelle Uppal considers S v AG (financial remedy: lottery prize) 2011 in which the question arose whether the Wife’s lottery win during the marriage should be classed as matrimonial or non matrimonial property ie should the husband receive a share ...

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03.11.2011

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Mental abuse to count as domestic violence

In answer to a question from David Jockelson of Miles and Partners LLP at today’s Legal Aid Practitioner’s Group annual conference Justice Minister Jonathan Djanogly confirmed that the MOJ intends to allow Judges discretion to count mental abuse as domestic ...

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07.10.2011

The Sojourner Project

The Sojourner Project – Protecting women with no recourse to public funds. Eaves Housing was formed in 1977 as Homeless Action. Its aim was to target the hidden homeless – single women without dependent(s) who are least likely to have ...

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19.09.2011

Miles & Partners are proud to support Reunite

Team M&P are proud to support Reunite the UK’s leading charity specialising in international parental child abduction and the movement of children across international borders. On 10 September the M&P team of power walkers to help raise vital funds to ...

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01.09.2011

Sierra Leone: 50 years forward

Miles & Partners LLP (in conjunction with Freshfields and Law & Development) are pleased to be sponsoring Sierra Leone: 50 Years Forward – The View from Behind Bars – an exhibition of art which is to take place at Tooks ...

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02.08.2011