Julian Hawkhead

Julian Hawkhead is Stowe Family Law’s Senior Partner and is based in our Leeds office.

Looking back and moving forward

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January 2, 2018 0 comments

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As the old saying goes, time flies. It’s been quite a year at Stowe Family Law and time really has flown by in an exciting and challenging blur. It’s hard to believe that it was only February that we received the investment from Livingbridge to support our future growth plans and at the same time…

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The Supreme Court: Under new management (from Solicitors Journal)

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September 22, 2017 1 comment

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This article was first published by Solicitors Journal on 05/09/17, and is reproduced by kind permission. The magazine closes at the end of September. From 2 October the Supreme Court will be under new management as Baroness Hale of Richmond assumes the role of president, following the retirement of her (actually slightly younger) colleague, Lord Neuberger of…

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The digital age dawns: online divorce

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June 23, 2017 3 comments

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I had the pleasure of attending the At A Glance legal conference in London on Wednesday. One of the speakers was Adam Lennon, the Head of Family Modernisation & Improvement at HM Courts and Tribunals Service. He talked about the Court’s plans to roll out an online divorce system. Part of the talk involved a…

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Housing and the bank of Mum and Dad

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May 4, 2017 4 comments

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Housing is notoriously expensive in the UK and for one very simple reason: there just isn’t enough to go round. Efforts to build new homes have been sluggish and patchy for decades and the inevitable result has been a relentless climb in prices, thanks to the iron law of supply and demand: great for those…

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