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Surrogacy is now an option for single parents

Earlier this month, after some time, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (Remedial) Order 2018 came into effect, allowing single parents who conceive a biological child through surrogacy the right to be recognised as the sole parent. Previously, only couples were eligible to apply to transfer parental rights. Exploring the impact of the legislative…

Event: Coping with the costs of care, Frome 6-3-19

Planning for your own or a loved one’s care and the ensuing costs is something that many people have very little experience with – which is why it is helpful to find out about the options available and where you need to go to find the answers. Expert advisors from charity BRACE Alzheimer’s Research, Gracewell…

For the sake of the children: Good Divorce Week

Victoria Strode, Head of Family Department at Mogers Drewett It’s Resolution’s ‘Good Divorce Week’ this week (26-30 November). While your first reaction may be that there is no such thing as a ‘good’ divorce, it is undoubtedly true that some divorces run more smoothly and amicably than others. Separation and divorce often cause significant emotional…

Mogers Drewett partners with Lloyd & Whyte to deliver affinity benefits

South West based law firm, Mogers Drewett, is delighted to announce its partnership with specialist insurer and financial planning adviser Lloyd & Whyte, offering bespoke legal services to Lloyd & Whyte clients at discounted rates. Lloyd & Whyte, based in Taunton, offers insurance and financial planning advice to healthcare professionals of all kinds, from dentists…

Mogers Drewett achieves excellent Chambers and Partners rankings

Mogers Drewett has once again achieved excellent rankings in the UK Chambers and Partners legal directory.  Following extensive independent research and analysis, the annual guide ranks firms and lawyers across the country. The firm was recognised across 2 practice areas with the Family Practice receiving a Band 1 rating. Band 1 Family and Matrimonial Band…

Legal 500 recognises Mogers Drewett in annual rankings

The Legal 500 guide, which ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in the UK, has recommended Mogers Drewett in 5 practice areas. Steven Treharne, Managing Partner said: “We are delighted to make it onto the ranking tables again, reflecting another great year for us as a firm. Providing service of the highest quality…

Mogers Drewett reacts to Chancellor’s Autumn 2018 Budget

David Hill, Partner, Private Client at Mogers Drewett, comments on the private client aspects of the Chancellor’s Autumn 2018 budget Tax-free earnings rise The big move, despite calls for the Chancellor to abandon the Conservative manifesto commitment, was the raising of the basic and higher rate tax thresholds. The tax free threshold for earnings was…

Eboni Beckford-Chambers teams up with the Duchess of Sussex for Coach Core netball shootout

Mogers Drewett trainee solicitor, England netballer and Commonwealth Gold medalist Eboni Beckford-Chambers teamed up with the Duchess of Sussex for a competitive netball shootout against the Duke of Sussex at the Coach Core graduation ceremony. The Royal Foundation’s Coach Core programme takes young people aged 16-24, who are not in education or employment, and trains them…

Event: Contentious Probate Update, Bath 20-11-18

St John’s Chambers, Royds Withy King and Mogers Drewett welcome you to their annual seminar in Bath, which aims to bring practitioners up to speed with all the latest developments in the world of contentious probate. This seminar is principally targeted at solicitors who are (or would like to be) involved in contentious probate work, but it…

Mogers Drewett congratulates Pentathlon GB’s Jamie Cooke for winning historic world title

As proud sponsors of Pentathlon GB, Mogers Drewett is delighted that pentathlete Jamie Cooke has won World Championship gold in Mexico City in a remarkable sprint finish, becoming the first British man to win the modern pentathlon world title for 25 years. Originally from Cheltenham, Jamie now lives in Bath. In 2016, he became the…