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Never event – Medical mistake leads to circumcision

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5 Divorce Myths dispelled

5 Divorce Myths dispelled With divorce so heavily in the news at the moment due to reforms being discussed, we thought it wise to look at some common divorce myths. You can divorce because you are unhappy Whilst this might be the reason, being unhappy cannot be used as a grounds for divorce. Currently, the…
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Nearly 150 people died in accidents at work

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3 reasons you should consider family mediation when separating

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One thing families need when they suffer from medical negligence

One thing families need when they suffer from medical negligence “Those who suffer as a result of medical negligence often want an apology so they feel understood and recognised for failing they have endure,” says Melanie Lidstone-Land. Melanie works in our Medical negligence team, and she explains that apologies can mean so much to a…
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Schools out for summer: Hundreds of children could be homeless

Schools out for summer: Hundreds of children could be homeless The summer holidays have begun. And what is an exciting time for many school children across the country could see hundreds of children become homeless. Council leaders are warning that over the 6 weeks school holidays 320 children in England could be placed into temporary…
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Divorce and Finances: What is a Form E?

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Divorce: What will happen to The Family Home?

Divorce: What will happen to The Family Home? One of the most frequently asked questions in divorce is ‘what will happen to our family home’? Robyn Finnegan, family and divorce solicitor at Swain & Co answers: “One common outcome is for the family home to be sold” Once any associated costs such as estate agents,…
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Listeria in our hospitals

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Domestic abuse harder to escape in rural areas

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