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Above All Else Keep Talking

Liz Headley
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Before the New Year I read an article in Business Insider UK that describes the results of a survey undertaken by the University of Virginia over a period of 6 years. It looked at the frequency of divorce among a total of 3597 couple who were asked two...

Types of Brain Injury Explained

Kerry Hudson
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The brain, the hub of the human body.  It uses 20% of your energy and 77% of it is made up of water.  2 pints of blood flow through the brain every 2 minutes and during your waking hours, it produces enough energy to light up a light bulb. It...

An Alternative Christmas Tale

Liz Headley
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Leading up to the festive period, I have taken the time to reflect on many workshops which I have run looking at the issues of separation around Christmas and domestic abuse.  In doing so I have written a short story which if you are going through a...

Lonely This Christmas

Liz Headley
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It’s the time of year when you turn on the radio and within minutes you will probably be hearing one of the classic Christmas songs. It could be Mariah singing, ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ or Slade with good old Noddy screaming out...

What is a 'No Fault' Divorce?

Melanie Tubbs
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There are only 5 grounds upon which you can prove to the court that your marriage has broken down. These are adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, 2 years’ separation and 5 years’ separation.  Around 95% of my clients come to me...

Visiting Pace Rehabilitation

Katherine Lennon
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I was acutely reminded of the importance of Road Safety Awareness Week last week when I visited Pace Rehabilitation in Chesham at the invitation of Jamie Gillespie and his colleagues. Pace assisted a client of mine, most recently, late last year with her...

Contending with Complexity: Managing increasing needs

Alison Goldney
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On 16 November our Spinal Injury team attended the 18th MASCIP (Multidisciplinary Association for Spinal Cord Injury Professionals) Conference "Contending with Complexity, managing increasing needs" at Loughborough University. It was an...

A Double Win for Brethertons as Top Choice in the UK for the Property Management Industry for Legal Services and Arrears Recovery

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Brethertons is delighted to announce that they have been judged as the top legal service firm and arrears recovery provider in the country for the property management industry. The firm fought off tough competition to be shortlisted, and was announced as...

Is there such a thing as a 'Good Divorce'?

Liz Headley
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This week 28 November to 2 December is ‘Good Divorce Week’, a national awareness campaign spearheaded by Resolution and I am fascinated by what is meant by a ‘good divorce’. Some may say that divorce can never be ‘good’...

Brethertons is judged Family Law Firm of the Year in the Midlands

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Last night at a glittering awards ceremony at the Bloomsbury Big Top, our Family Department were delighted to receive the award for Family Law Regional Firm of the Year in the Midlands. Hotly contested by other large legal services providers, Brethertons...

Avoid the Pitfalls of Comparative Advertising!

Claire Halle-Smith
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Comparative Advertising The introduction of the European Comparative Advertising Directive 2006 and its implementation into UK law has allowed for companies to advertise their goods alongside those belonging to a third party as long as certain conditions...

Creating Christmas Memories

Liz Headley
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At this time of year we are surrounded by Christmas adverts on television and in magazines. Whatever version you see, there is usually some reference to happy family times with presents, fun, food and laughter. Generations of families are often seen enjoying...

What is a Trustee?

Nadiya Virani-Bland
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This week, 7 th – 13 th November, is Trustees week. In the UK there are just over 1 million charitable trustees.  I’ve been asked before what a trustee is. The word says it all!  You are trusted to help to lead and develop...

Creating Christmas Memories for Children with Two Homes

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Most of us treasure fond memories of family Christmases but it is becoming more and more common for children to experience Christmas in two separate homes and managing this can add additional stress to what already can be quite a challenging time for...

"A Notch Above the Rest"

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Brethertons Rated One of the Top Legal Services Providers in the Midlands and Thames Valley Regions Leading legal services provider, Brethertons, is celebrating after being named as one of the top law firms in their regions by leading industry...

Brethertons' Specialist Appointed as Secretary of Brain Injury Special Interest Group

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  Brethertons’ Katherine Lennon, has been elected as secretary of the Brain Injury specialist interest group (SIG) for the national not-for-profit Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) APIL is the leading organisation in personal...

Supporting Hats for Headway 2016

Katherine Lennon
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The team from Brain Injury supported this year's Hats for Headway by wearing their wackiest hats to work! Read the full story on the Rugby Advertiser Website ...

Is punishment for drivers who've caused brain injuries too lenient?

Kerry Hudson
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It was reported last week in the Birmingham Mail that two motorists were jailed for dangerous driving, having crashed into another driver while they were racing at speeds of up to 130mph. Their victim was in a coma for several weeks after the...

Sally is instrumental to Brethertons LLP

Shaun Jardine
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Brethertons are celebrating after our Chief Operating Officer Sally Jones , won Non Lawyer of the Year at the Symphony Legal Awards 2016.  The annual event rewards firms and teams in the legal sector and this year introduced a new award recognising...

World Mental Health Day - October 2016

Laura Stuart
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According to the Alzheimer’s Society there are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and 225,000 people will develop dementia this year. With 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 having dementia, a number of those individuals will need assistance from...

Case study: The Brunswick Centre - Landmark Case - Upper Tribunal

Roger Hardwick
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Case study: The Brunswick Centre, Landmark Case in Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)  Summary The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) held that the statutory obligation to comply with section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (“the 1985...

Managing Your Child's Wedding Day as a Separated Parent

Liz Headley
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This topic is one very close to my heart as my youngest daughter is due to get married very soon. Her Dad and I separated over 17 years ago so we have had plenty of time to ‘let go of the past’ to use a cliché, however it is exactly this...

Business Fraud - protect your business

Katherine Cereghino
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Business fraud is on the rise as fraudsters have realised that targeting businesses, rather than consumers, can yield bigger pay-outs.   The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has estimated that CEO fraud (where someone in the business pays a...

Could 'Facebragging' Influence the End of your Relationship?

Liz Headley
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I always knew this day would come, the day I would have to come out of the closet and officially announce that I am a Grumpy Old Woman and that in some ways I fervently dislike social media! There, it’s out now for all to see and in some cases no...

Brethertons wins Landmark Case in Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)

Sharan Dhadda
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Admiralty Park Management Company Ltd v Ojo [2016] UKUT 0421 (LC) Brethertons were instructed by Admiralty Park Management Company Limited, in connection with an appeal to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber), from the First-tier Tribunal (Property...

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