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How to obtain a Divorce

If you have come to the conclusion that your marriage is at an end then you should seek legal advice from a Solicitor’s firm.  At Astle Paterson, we provide advice and assistance throughout the divorce process. 

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Indemnity Insurance: Why do I need it?

Navroop Kaur, Senior Residential Conveyancer in Astle Paterson’s Conveyancing department discusses the need for indemnity insurance when purchasing certain properties.

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A name of a child found to be damaging to a child’s emotional welfare

Justine Woodcock of Astle Paterson’s Family & Divorce department, discusses the recent High Court ruling that a mother is able change her child’s name without the consent of the father.

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Powers of Attorney: A risk worth taking?

Following a BBC News article in which Denzil Lush, a retired senior Judge warned people over Powers of Attorney, Maria Pusey of Astle Paterson’s Wills and Probate Department addresses the stated risks of having a Power of Attorney. 

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Astle Paterson's Equality & Diversity Data 2017

As a law firm, Astle Paterson collate, report and publish workforce diversity data about the diversity make-up of our workforce.   

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Letting agent management fees to be banned?

Liam O'Shea, Director & Solicitor in Astle Paterson Solicitors’ Litigation & Dispute Resolution department discusses the Government’s plans for agent management fees to be banned.

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Wills to be made by text or email?

Sarah Nash, Solicitor and Head of Private Client at Astle Paterson discusses the Law Commission’s recommendations for the introduction of electronic Wills.

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General Data Protection Regulations: Higher penalties for breaches of Data Protection

Deborah Pegg, Solicitor in both Astle Paterson's Media, Entertainment, TV & Film and Commercial departments discusses the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

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