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Swain & Co celebrates staff dedication

Swain & Co Solicitors marks the 10th anniversary since Sarah Grundy started working with us. Samantha Lee, Managing Director, presented Sarah with the customary Certificate and Caithness Crystal bowl to thank her for all the hard work and dedication that she had shown to the firm during the last 10 years. At Swain & Co… Read More

Justice Select Committee finds divorce fee increase “unjustified”

A New Justice Select Committee (JSC) report published on 20 June 2016 has criticised the increase in Court and tribunal fees in many cases.  However, the report was particularly critical of the increase in divorce petition costs labelling them as “effectively a divorce tax”. The government had originally been proposing to raise the fee for… Read More

Care Quality Commission demands immediate improvements at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.

Following unexpected visits from the Care Quality Commission at the end of February 2016 and beginning of March 2016, Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth (QAH) has been in the “spotlight” for continuous failure to provide patients with acceptable care. It has been reported that since the inspections took place in February 2015 and April 2015,… Read More

Father in custody battle bugs daughters clothing

A father in a family court dispute with his ex-partner over their young daughter took the step of sewing tiny bugs into her clothes so he could listen to what she said at meetings with the social worker. It was found that at least four recording devices had been used by the father to record… Read More

Swain & Co Celebrates staff dedication

Swain & Co Solicitors marks the 10th anniversary since Melanie Lidstone-Land started working with us. Samantha Lee, Managing Director, presented Melanie with the customary Caithness Crystal paperweight to thank her for all the hard work and dedication that she has shown to the firm during the last 10 years. At Swain & Co we feel it is hugely important that our staff… Read More