Zoë Bloom and Hannah Budd Launch Boutique Family Specialist Firm

Zoë Bloom and Hannah Budd have established BloomBudd LLP, a boutique family practice specialising in complex separations. The new firm is characterised by their determination to put clients in control of their own lives, advised and assisted by solicitors who listen. Their staunch belief in independence is consistent with their own careers. Zoë became a […]

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The Importance of Making Modifications to Child Support in Virginia Court

Making modifications to child support in a Virginia court can save you a lot of time and money. If you are no longer able to pay your child support, you will accrue an unpaid, overdue debt. This amount cannot be included in a bankruptcy filing and will not be modified retroactively. Therefore, it is important […]

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Virginia Divorce Chapter in International Comparative Legal Guide – Family Law 2022

Ilona Grenadier and Carolyn Abbott were asked to and wrote the Family Law chapter for Virginia that was included in the International Comparative Legal Guide – Family Law for 2022. What is the International Comparative Legal Guide for Family Law? The International Comparative Legal Guide – Family Law 2022 provides international practitioners and in-house counsel with a comprehensive worldwide […]

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Héctor Rivera

Partner, VAL Abogados

Best Wishes from Koffels Solicitors

To all the IRG team, and our many friends and colleagues in IR Global, we send very best wishes from all of us here at Koffels Solicitors in Sydney, Australia. We are so disappointed not to be able to attend this year, but we are with you in spirit, and wish you the best conference […]

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How to avoid court in family disputes

Divorce lawyers typically spend a great deal of their time helping clients resolve their family law disputes without the need to attend court. This is not because solicitors advise clients to “give in”, but because going to court in family disputes should always be the last option – not the first. So why are so […]

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Can an employee choose to self-isolate if they are fully vaccinated?

From 16 August, people who are double-jabbed are no longer legally required to self-isolate even if they are identified as being in close contact with a positive COVID-19 case. Previously, there was an ongoing debate about whether employers could compel their staff to ignore or turn off the NHS App to avoid employees being “pinged”. […]

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O2 SFO investigation and the importance of robust compliance programmes

The telecoms company O2 has revealed that it is under investigation by the SFO for potential breaches of the Bribery Act and that it has made financial provision to cover the costs of the possible violation in its latest financial statement. Whilst the investigation appears to be in the early stages, other telecoms operators may […]

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Time to collect? The rise of insolvencies and debt recovery litigation

There has never been a more disruptive time for business. Brexit and the resultant uncertainty arising from the pandemic have dramatically impacted the business landscape over the last 18 months. No matter what the sector, and no matter how big or small the company, every business has been affected by COVID-19 in some way. Ongoing […]

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