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To mark Armed Forces Day – Get to know a bit more about Iain Wanstall

Everyone at Labrums would like to wish all those who are currently serving in the Armed Forces, or have served in the past, and their families, all the very best for this year`s Armed Forced Day celebrations. We would also like to thank you for the valued services you are carrying out now, and have carried out in the past.   Our head of private client and later life services, Iain Wanstall, spent his first career in the Army before changing…

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We’re Hiring- Residential Property Solicitor

We have an opportunity for a Residential Property Solicitor to join us.   Our business continues to grow so if you want to work in an environment where you can deliver high levels of expertise and service to clients, whilst working flexibly and using the latest technology and working practices, contact us today.   Our office is in the beautiful St Albans countryside where you can work or see clients but we also have the systems to allow…

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Divorce ruling ends era of 50/50 split

Among non-lawyers, there prevails a belief that marital assets are simply divided 50:50 in a divorce. However, you should not assume that this is always the case as illustrated in this recent article in The Times.   As this very recent case shows that the final outcome can be rather different.     Read the article here: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/divorce-ruling-ends-era-of-50-50-split-cmzkfxkqm?shareToken=1e1067b19eaa453a8baf4f196cf409a0…

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The separation of divorce and financial proceedings

The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has recently issued his 17th View from the President's Chambers, as to the separation of divorce and financial proceedings.   He says that the separation is necessary because:   only a minority of divorce cases give rise to a financial claim divorce, as a process, is largely administrative and bureaucratic with limited judicial involvement, and unless the petition is defended, involves…

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