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

Do adult children living at home have rights over the matrimonial house in a divorce?

Recent research by Loughborough University shows a sharp rise in the so called ‘boomerang’ generation of young adults returning to live at home until their late twenties or early thirties.  This trend has continued as a result of the pandemic ...

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Mary Richardson, Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Testimonial: Mary is a dynamic and inspirational lawyer

‘Mary is a dynamic and inspirational lawyer. She commits to her cases going above and beyond her duties to her clients. She extensively researched…vitamin D deficiency and found an expert who changed the outcome of the NAI case.’

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Rachel Turner, Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Court of Protection confirms right to refuse proposed inpatient treatment

Case report: A Mental Health Trust v ER & Anor [2021] EWCOP 32 (30 April 2021). Mrs Justice Lieven confirmed that it was not in the best interests of our client to ‘be forced to accept treatment … she does ...

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Who has parental responsibility and what does it mean?

Families now come in all shapes and sizes, and children may live with parents who are cohabiting, married, separated or divorced. They may be part of a step-family, live with adoptive parents, grandparents, other relatives or a special guardian. If ...

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Thomas Lane, , Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Testimonial: Brilliant, professional, and helped me with advice when needed

I think you have been brilliant, professional, and helped me with advice when needed. You have been straight to the point and made this process a lot easier for me to understand exactly what I need to do and whenever ...

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Varying a joint lives divorce settlement to achieve a clean break

Having agreed all the arrangements for accommodation, children and finances after a divorce, most people are able to move on to build a new life and become self-sufficient without having to revisit the financial settlement.  However, there are occasions where ...

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Harriet Brame, Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Testimonial: Harriet did a fantastic job

I wanted to write to you to let you know what a fantastic job Harriet has done for one of our mutual clients, a young mum with a history of addiction problems.  

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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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Michelle Uppal, Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Testimonial: Michelle was more than a lawyer

I came to Miles & Partners through a personal recommendation and would not hesitate to recommend them. Michelle Uppal took over my file after my original solicitor left and worked with me through a long and difficult process for several ...

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