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The routes to separation – making divorce or separation as painless as possible

The decision to separate or divorce is rarely taken lightly and can be a hugely emotional, stressful and difficult time, particularly when there are children involved. The way forward can be daunting and confusing and the untangling of finances and assets a potentially frightening task. But there are different routes available that can keep the…

Google fined for data misuse, are you GDPR compliant?

Jennie Alger, Trainee solicitor, Corporate Commercial Further to our article on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was introduced in the UK by the European Union on 25th May 2018, we wanted to share with you an example of how the new rules work in practice as a warning of the consequences of non…

Mogers Drewett sponsors South West-based Early Day Films’ latest project

South West-based law firm, Mogers Drewett is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of the latest film being created by Bristol based award-winning film production company Early Day Films. The support from Mogers Drewett will help produce the film ‘Hard, Cracked the Wind’, a ghost story being filmed in rural Cornwall.  Early Day Films was founded…

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…