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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...

Obsession and Possession

Liz Headley
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After recently writing a blog about parental alienation (link here ) and wondering whether this was more likely if the parental relationship was abusive, I was drawn to think more about how often I have to say to clients that they are the victim of...

Creating your family an alternative way

Kim Lehal
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We were at the Alternative Parenting Show on Saturday and what a show it was! Fertility experts, surrogacy experts, fostering & adoption experts, legal experts, community networks, parents and celebrities all sharing their experiences under one roof for...

Back to school... worried about contact sports?

Kerry Hudson
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There is no doubt most parents want to encourage children to play sports.  It’s good for a number of reasons but how safe are sports like Rugby? In an open letter dated 1st March 2016, signed by more than 70 doctors and health experts, a warning...

Alternative Family Week - Adopting

Kim Lehal
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This week is Alternative Family Week - a week dedicated to raising awareness about modern families and giving advice to everyone who would love to be parents. Here is our legal guide to becoming a parent through adoption. Adoption In order to adopt a...

Surrogacy in Alternative Family Week

Kim Lehal
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Alternative Family Week - your guide to surrogacy This week is Alternative Parenting Week - a week dedicated to raising awareness about modern families and giving advice to everyone who would love to be parents. Here is our legal guide to becoming a...

Brethertons Exhibiting at Alternative Parenting Show

Kim Lehal
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Brethertons LLP to Exhibit at the Alternative Parenting Show on 24 September 2016 The Alternative Parenting Show is the original and biggest exhibition of its kind held annually for men, women, couples and LGBT’s to obtain discrete advice on...

Brethertons Solicitors Rated as a Top Legal Firm

Shaun Jardine
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Brethertons has once again been named as one of the top law firms in the central region, by leading industry publication The Legal 500 Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession. The Firm’s Family team is ranked in the top tier and described as...

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