Government begins LASPO review

March 12, 2018 0 comments

legal aid

The government has launched its long-promised review of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, commonly known as LASPO. First announced in January last year, the so-called Post-Implementation Review is intended to reflect the significant changes to both the legal system and society in general since LASPO first came into force on…

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Looking back and moving forward

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January 2, 2018 0 comments

family law

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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A year in Winchester

January 4, 2017 0 comments

family law

Stowe Family Law’s Winchester office has now been up and running for a full year. The office has built a solid local reputation with the help of senior solicitors Mark Chapman and Jennifer Williamson since opening in January 2016. Together, they have advised clients on all aspects of family law and, due to the national…

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2016: a year on the blog

January 1, 2017 1 comment

The Marilyn Stowe Family Law and Divorce Blog has come a long way since the very first post in late 2007. The number of contributors has gone up as more members of Stowe Family Law’s very talented team have added their expert knowledge and the range of subjects covered has similarly expanded. But the one…

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Refuge for a day from a media in meltdown

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December 25, 2016 6 comments

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On Christmas Day may we all be protected, if only for a short while, from a media in meltdown. Up here in the real world, far removed from all those terribly important and influential political reporters, inhabitants of Luvvie London,  Christmas is finally here and hurray for that. No doubt most of us will be welcoming…

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A new office for a new year: Stowe Family Law Tunbridge Wells

December 19, 2016 1 comment

Stowe Family Law

January 3 will be a significant date in the history of Stowe Family Law.  On that day the firm opens its tenth office: in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. More information can be found at http://www.stowefamilylaw.co.uk/family-solicitors-tunbridge-wells/. Just 40 miles from central London, this affluent commuter-belt town was once a popular spa whose visitors included members of…

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Where life as a Leeds law student has taken me

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August 23, 2016 0 comments

Marilyn Stowe

A recent invitation to contribute a career profile to the Leeds University website brought back more than a few memories. Leeds University is my alma mater – a Latin term which, roughly translated, means ‘foster mother’. Once a religious title, people have been using this vivid phrase to evoke a nostalgic glow for their university…

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Marilyn Stowe Blog receives worldwide recognition

July 4, 2016 1 comment

Marilyn Stowe, family law

The Marilyn Stowe Family Law and Divorce Blog has been running for nearly ten years and in that time we have gone out of our way to provide quality advice, legal information, useful videos and ‘how to’ guides along with the latest family law news, which we recently started shooting videos on. This has not gone unnoticed…

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