JPHLAW SOLICITORS PORTADOWN LEGAL NEWS- Rise of prenups to protect ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’

An increasing number of young couples are signing prenuptial agreements, as parents of the bride and groom seek to safeguard their investments. JMW Solicitors said half of the prenups written by the firm are prompted by parents and in-laws whose financial help is often the only way couples in their twenties and thirties can afford…

JPHLAW Solicitors Portadown – Employment Law News – Pressure on May to protect workers’ rights Labour’s Chuka Umunna has warned that the government must draw up new laws to ensure workers do not lose their employment rights after Brexit. The former shadow business secretary has commissioned research by the House of Commons Library highlighting the EU…

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JPHLAW News – Tribunal fee rise threatens migrants’ rights

The Guardian publishes a letter signed by leading QCs expressing concerns about the government’s proposals to increase immigration and asylum tribunal fees. They warn that the increase, of up to 500%, will put justice beyond the reach of some of the most vulnerable. They cite warnings from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission that imposing…

Are you an EU National in N I ? Let us help you apply for UK permanent residency JPHLAW Solicitors Portadown Immigration Advice Service

British employers are hiring immigration lawyers to advise staff from EU countries in the wake of the EU referendum. Many companies are also urging those employees who are eligible to apply for UK residency. Since the vote to leave the EU on June 23, many British politicians have called for a guarantee of the rights…

Landmark costs order in weak challenge to will ~ JPHLAW Probate Solicitors Portadown

Weak challenges to wills are likely to be penalised with stiff costs orders after a High Court judge slapped the illegitimate child of a millionaire with a £65,000 bill.  Ruth Simmons, the daughter of the businessman Ken Jordon, claimed that his recent will was invalid for lack of capacity, knowledge and approval and undue influence.…

 Lawyers ask for new appeal after police doctor evidence ~ JPHLAW Solicitors Portadown

A police electronics expert made a clumsy attempt to ‘doctor’ vital evidence that led to the conviction of four fishermen and their friend for drug smuggling, according to legal documents. The five men were accused of picking up rucksacks containing 560lb of cocaine worth £53m in the middle of the English Channel, before dropping them…