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How Long Does It Take To Get A Divorce?

Divorce and Separation FAQs Our specialist Family Solicitors have been considering the questions that are most frequently asked by clients.  One of the most common questions is how long will a divorce take? How long will it be until their divorce is...

Directors: The Costly Mistake of Assuming Authority

A recent case has demonstrated the potential repercussions of a director complacently assuming that he is impliedly authorised to enter into all transactions on a company’s behalf, according to a corporate lawyer. “A contract may be entered into...

GEORGE GREEN MAKES SIGNIFICANT PRIVATE CLIENT HIRE

George Green is pleased to announce that it has significantly strengthened its Private Client offering with the hire of  Trish Venables who has joined from Worcester’s Hallmark Hulme where she was head of the Private Client team. Trish will...

Supreme Court rules Employment Tribunal Fees are Unlawful

Since 2013, employees have had to pay a fee of up to £1,200 to take their employer to a tribunal.  This led to a drop of around 70% in the number of claims, enabling some employers to take a robust approach to employee relations because of the...

"Special Contributions" and the Family Home in Divorce

In what was described by Mr Justice Bodey as a “titanic” piece litigation, with legal costs of £9m, the court again affirmed that the role of the home maker was equivalent to the successful entrepreneur and business man husband. The case...

George Green Solicitors Become Dementia Friends

Recently it was announced that two million people have united against dementia by becoming Dementia Friends and amongst those supporting the cause were the Private Client Team from leading Midlands law firm George Green LLP. In 2013 the Alzheimer’s...

FACING DEMANDS: SOME USEFUL POINTS FOR GUARANTORS

Guarantors should ensure that any guarantee document stipulates clearly the steps that a beneficiary should take to authenticate its demand for payment, according to a corporate lawyer.  “Deeds of guarantee will usually specify the requirements...

Will Conduct Affect my Financial Settlement on Divorce?

The Family Court has recently considered how the conduct of parties in divorce proceedings may affect the financial award that they each receive. The husband and wife in  R v B and others [2017 ]  began divorce proceedings after a marriage...

George Green LLP Expands its Family Team

Alex Mansfield has joined Midlands’ leading law firm George Green as a Solicitor in the family team. Alex previously completed her training contract at George Green. Alex who majors in all aspects of family law including divorce, the division of...

George Green Recruits First Class Trainee

One of the leading law firms in the Midlands has continued its recruitment drive with the appointment of Jade Langford as a trainee solicitor. Jade, who graduated in law with First Class Honours in 2015, is spending her first six months with George Green in...
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