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

Government releases cautious COVID-19 recovery strategy with advice for social contact, families and the elderly

On 11 May the Government released new guidance on social distancing regulations and a roadmap for how the UK will adjust its response to the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to read the full guidance. The Government also released an updated ...

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14.05.2020

50% off legal fees for NHS and Transport for London workers

As a little thank you to NHS staff and TFL, Miles & Partners Solicitors in London are offering a 50% discount on legal services. We are immensely grateful for the wonderful work you are all doing. Appointments are available via ...

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11.05.2020

Congratulations to our newly qualified solicitors

 Miles & Partners Solicitors and Advocates in London is thrilled to announce that Harriet Brame and Thomas Lane qualified as solicitors 1 May 2020.  They have both been working towards this momentous achievement for many years. Harriet and Thomas have been with the firm since 2017, starting ...

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06.05.2020

What happens to child maintenance if income is reduced due to furlough, lay-off or redundancy?

In the last month, the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has had a devastating effect on many family incomes and, although the first priority must be our health, safety and wellbeing, for most it is a very worrying time with regards to ...

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20.04.2020

Family and children and coronavirus FAQs

We are living in worrying times and while we are all anxious about the health risks arising from the coronavirus pandemic, there are additional concerns for parents of young children. Alongside disruption to schooling and usual routines, there may be ...

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27.03.2020

Coronavirus advice on child arrangements from CAFCASS and the President of the Family Division

On 24 March, the government published full guidance on staying at home and away from others, including advice for separated parents who do not live in the same household and have children under 18.  CAFCASS, the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service, ...

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25.03.2020

Family court cannot interfere with decision of immigration tribunal in FGM case

Case report: [2020] EWHC 323 (Fam). One reason for seeking asylum in the UK might be to escape harmful practices, such as the risk of female genital mutilation (FGM).  But how does the law in regard to FGM interact with ...

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01.03.2020

Romantic contracts and cupcakes for Valentine’s Day 2020

The team at Miles & Partners Solicitors in London bravely faced the cold last week to take part in a Valentine’s themed bake sale for the 2020 Great Legal Bake. The delicious handmade cakes went down a treat with those ...

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14.02.2020