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No fault divorce

Today (6 April 2022) family lawyers across England and Wales welcome the long-awaited no fault divorce law envisaged in the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020. For the first time in English and Welsh law, the no fault divorce provision will enable...

From Paralegal to Trainee Solicitor

In more great news this week we are pleased to announce that Hayley Law has accepted a Training Contract with the firm. Hayley joined us in September 2021 as a Paralegal and has been assisting our Private Client team in Eastbourne. Hayley said “I...

New Partner Announcement

We are delighted to announce that Richard Palmer, Commercial Property Solicitor, based in our Battle office, became a partner with the firm as of 1 April 2022. Richard Fisher, Managing Partner, said “In a relatively short time with us, Richard...

Love Changes Everything..... Marriage and the revocation of the Will

By Emily Hearn,  Private Client Solicitor  Are you one of the many couples who have recently tied the knot? Perhaps you have your wedding date set (or re-set) for the not too distant future. Maybe you are invited to attend a ceremony as a guest...

Heringtons Charity Partnerships 2022-23

We are delighted to announce our two new charity partnerships for 2022-23.   The first one is Charity for Kids  a Hastings-based charity first established in 2011 to provide help for disabled, sick and terminally ill children...

What does Data Adequacy mean for me?

Those of you who use cloud providers or other data processors in the EU can now relax as the EU has confirmed that they accept the UK GDPR as adequate to protect the data rights of EU subjects.  This has happened just in time as the grace period...

How much should I pay for my conveyancing in East Sussex?

This is a common question and the answer depends very much on the service you want.  You can look to instruct a conveyancer in another part of the country where the costs may be lower, but that conveyancer will have no knowledge of the local area and...

Will I have to face my abuser in Court?

For many victims, appearing in Court may be the first time they have been “face to face” with their abuser for an extended period of time, often many weeks or months.  If they have been in regular contact with their abuser, this is often for...

What happens if my abuser isn't legally represented?

Victoria Aked continues to look at the new Domestic Abuse Act 2021.  Parties that are not legally represented are known as “Litigants in Person” and will have to deal with Court applications, disclosure requirements and liaising with...

"How can I protect myself from domestic abuse?"

Family Lawyer  Victoria Aked  continues to look at the new Domestic Abuse Act 2021 which became law on 29 April 2021. The Domestic Abuse Act now allows the Family Court to make a Domestic Abuse Protection Order (“DAPO”) in any...
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