Brighton and Hove Law is pleased to announce that Sarah is now an accredited mediator with the Law Society.
Sarah is the only mediator in Hove who has this qualification and it is extremely difficult to reach the standard required to obtain it. We are delighted that she has achieved this accolade.
Research shows that 1 in 2 adults do not have a will and most people do not consider it necessary until they are in their fifties. This is surprising when most of these people have already built up significant assets and have children and other loved ones that they would wish to provide for in the event of their death. It is also the case that many people ask will writing firms who are not regulated or insured to deal with their wills and assets. The article below highlights the problems that can and have recently occurred for local people using such services. Solicitors are subject to extremely stringent rules and regulations and must be fully insured, measures set out to fully protect members of the public. Our sympathies extend to anyone affected by the sit
uation outlined on Worthing Herald where a will writing firm leaves behind a 150k debt.
If you need assistance and advice having been subject to the above please do not hesitate to contact us in complete confidence. Michael Coleman of Brighton & Hove Law will be able to put things right for you.
A Russian billionaire in what may be Britain’s biggest divorce case has been ordered to pay £453m to his former wife – however, the court in London yesterday heard his ex-wife had not received “a penny from him”. The Husband is appealing the award, the likes of which are why London is dubbed the divorce capital of the world.
An order had prevented the couple’s identification after Akhmedova requested anonymity because of fears for her safety. However details of the settlement – and the couple’s lavish lifestyle — were revealed in the court of appeal on Wednesday.