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Are Your Business Terms Brexit Ready

Are Your Business Terms Brexit Ready

With Brexit looming, business owners are being urged to review and modify, their T&Cs and contract so they are equipped to face the changes ahead. Businesses have been playing a guessing game for almost four years in trying to prepare for the UK’s exit from the European Union. However, after the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) […]

Pensions on Divorce

Pensions on Divorce

Pensions are often one of the largest assets in a divorce case and many clients’ pension funds exceed the current Life Time Pension Allowance. The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is the overall limit of tax privileged pension funds a member can accrue during their lifetime, before a Lifetime Allowance tax charge applies. The standard LTA is currently £1,055,000 (2019-2020).   On divorce or separation, it is important that you […]

GDPR: Where are we now?

GDPR: Where are we now?

On 25th May 2018, the European Data Protection Board [EDPB] launched its new GDPR legislation. With clear guidelines to increase consumer data protection combined with very clear consequences should businesses breach this ruling, GDPR was a trending term both online and offline last spring. Where many businesses invested time and resource into revising all processes […]

Divorce Day

Divorce Day

The first working Monday after the New Year is known as ‘’Divorce day’’, due to the increase in enquiries received by family lawyers. Generally, this trend follows a period of busy, and often intense, family celebrations which, along with the financial strain of Christmas, can push an already fractured relationship or marriage to breaking point.  As […]

Blaser Mills Law shortlisted in the British Credit Awards 2020

Blaser Mills Law shortlisted in the British Credit Awards 2020

Congratulations to the Commercial Litigation team on being shortlisted for the British Credit Awards 2020 in the Law Firm of the Year category. Our Commercial Litigation team have been recognised for their vast experience in providing assistance with debt recovery, mediation, litigation, enforcement and international recovery solutions to household-name clients based in the UK and […]

Court delays blamed for lowest Divorce rates in almost 50 years

Court delays blamed for lowest Divorce rates in almost 50 years

The divorce rate for opposite-sex couples has dropped to its lowest rate since 1971 according to a recent report by the Office for National Statistics. The Office for National Statistics has noted that the drop in the divorce rate for opposite-sex couples is partly due to the administrative backlog at the Family Court.  In recent […]

Pro Bono week 2019

Pro Bono week 2019

In support of The Law Society’s Pro Bono week 2019, we are celebrating the achievements of our lawyers who volunteer their spare time to provide free legal advice and services to those in need. Pro Bono, meaning “for the public good” involves providing assistance on a voluntary basis for people who require help but aren’t necessarily […]

Blaser Mills Law Residential Property team recognised for outstanding customer service

Blaser Mills Law Residential Property team recognised for outstanding customer service

We are very pleased to announce that our Residential Property team, led by Alexandra Kirk, have won ‘Best in Buckinghamshire’ at the prestigious ESTAS Customer Service Awards 2019 sponsored by SearchFlow. The ESTAS Awards, the biggest conveyancing awards in the UK, determine the best conveyancing firms in the UK based purely on feedback from clients […]

Blaser Mills Law’s Family and Divorce team adopt innovative client care technology

Blaser Mills Law’s Family and Divorce team adopt innovative client care technology

The Family and Divorce team at Blaser Mills Law have today launched Settify, an online software system that uses Artificial Intelligence to interact with clients in real time. The system gives clients the opportunity to outline their circumstances via their phone, tablet or computer and they immediately receive personalised, bespoke guidance on the family law […]