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The end of the ‘blame game’

The end of the ‘blame game’

Today the Justice Secretary announced a new law that means divorcing couples will no longer have to blame each other for the breakdown of their marriage. In the UK there is only one ground for divorce that is, that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. In order to be eligible to petition for a divorce, […]

Joe Da Silva joins Blaser Mills Law partnership

Joe Da Silva joins Blaser Mills Law partnership

We are delighted to welcome Senior Associate Joe Da Silva, to the Blaser Mills Law partnership as of 1 April 2019. Joe joined the firm’s Residential Property department in 2015 and is the senior leader of the Residential Property team in the High Wycombe office. He has built a loyal following of contacts and clients, […]

Online Fraud and Cybercrime – Essential knowledge for SMEs

Online Fraud and Cybercrime – Essential knowledge for SMEs

“Cyber-crime, by definition, is the greatest threat to every profession, every industry, every company in the world…” So said Ginni Rometty, IBM Corp.’s Chairman, President and CEO, when addressing IBM’s security summit in 2015. It was true then, and in the four years since cybercrime has continued its rise to become the key day-to-day security […]

Annual Family Finance Update 2019

Annual Family Finance Update 2019

Recently, the Family & Divorce team co-hosted an Annual Family Finance Update at The prestigious 5* Langham Hotel, London. The update was delivered by Pump Court Chambers’ Leslie Samuels QC (Deputy High Court Judge). Which was followed by a lively debate, led by Edward Boydell  and Hugh Travers on Owens v Owens – “Til death do us part: Divorce should never […]

Blaser Mills Law Partner appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Buckinghamshire LEP

We are delighted to announce that Partner, Hiren Gandhi, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP). The BTVLEP is a business-led partnership between local government and the private sector, driving sustainable economic growth in Buckinghamshire through funding, skills development and infrastructure projects. He says: “I am very […]

Reckless mishandling of pensions – a new corporate criminal offence

Reckless mishandling of pensions – a new corporate criminal offence

When BHS finally collapsed into administration it did so with a £571m pension deficit and consequently, 20,000 pension scheme members were left with financial uncertainty. The political fallout led to Sir Philip Green agreeing to pay £363 million back into the insolvent fund to avoid further backlash. In an attempt to prevent this type of […]

Lease is the Word – High Court determines that Brexit cannot frustrate a Commercial Lease Agreement

Lease is the Word – High Court determines that Brexit cannot frustrate a Commercial Lease Agreement

Little over a month ago, property professionals and legal commentators were reflecting on the potential ramifications of the significant case of Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited (‘Canary Wharf’) –v- European Medicines Agency (‘EMA’). The outcome of this case had the potential to re-shape domestic law, lead to adverse repercussions for institutional commercial landlords and impact […]

What will Brexit mean for EU citizens living and working in the UK?

What will Brexit mean for EU citizens living and working in the UK?

As the Brexit March deadline looms, there is a distinct possibility that the UK might leave the EU without a deal on 29 March 2019. The UK government have given assurance to EU nationals living and working in the UK in such a scenario, however, with many details still up in the air, the position […]

EVENT: Annual Employment Update – 20 March

EVENT: Annual Employment Update – 20 March

Blaser Mills Law invites you to a lunchtime seminar to discuss the most up to date changes to employment law. Using their experience and with reference to recent case law and guidance, our employment law experts, Partner, James Simpson and Associate Solicitor, Debbie Sadler, will provide a rounded picture of the issues facing employers and future changes. Topics […]

EVENT: Online Fraud and Cybercrime – 14 March

EVENT: Online Fraud and Cybercrime – 14 March

Online fraud is now one of the most common types of crime in the UK and businesses must be fully prepared for the increasingly complicated fight against online crime. At this afternoon session, Dan Martin, Head of Crime and Regulatory at Blaser Mills Law and Dan Maund, Police Cyber Security Advisor, South East Regional OCU, […]