Controversial legal aid bill set to become law
The government’s bill to cut legal aid in England is set to become law, and now awaits Royal Assent. As a result of the reforms, all divorce, finance, and private law children cases, subject to exceptions, will be removed from the scope of legal aid... [read more...
Will I? Won’t I?
It's a well published fact that the majority of adults in the UK don’t have a valid will in place. But given that it's such an important document - one that impacts the emotional and financial wellbeing of the ones we love - the obvious question... [read more...
Care applications hit 10,000 in one year
The number of care applications in the UK rose by more than 10% in the last financial year, taking the total number of children in care to over 10,000 for the first time. It was revealed last week that new applications to take children into care have... [read more...
Firm influence national medical practice
Claire Levene of Barcan+Kirby Solicitors explains how making a claim can protect others and inform clinical practice. As a result of her work patients undergoing weight loss surgery will now receive potentially life saving follow up. Many of our clients... [read more...