Pandora's Box

November 6, 2007 1 comment

“If you had the opportunity, would you?” A smart, attractive lady in her mid 40s came to see me recently. She is a lawyer by profession. Our meeting began very calmly and her problem soon became clear. She is married to a chartered accountant. He is a partner in a multinational firm. They have three…

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From the other side…

November 2, 2007 0 comments

  Are clients really prepared to tolerate service like this? Recently I have had to instruct solicitors to act for me – not in a divorce but on a matter that has been deeply upsetting and has caused me real concern. For the first time in nearly 30 years I have found out what it’s…

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Determined women close the gender gap

October 19, 2007 0 comments

Yorkshire Post, 17 October 2007 By Marilyn Stowe WHEN I started out in business in 1982, female company directors were a novelty in Yorkshire. Launching my practice meant taking out a bank loan – which resulted in “pre-emptive” action from a cynical and incredulous bank manager. He made weekly inspection visits to my East Leeds…

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'Birthday' at the races for top Yorks solicitor

October 19, 2007 0 comments

Yorkshire Evening Post, 16 October 2007. LEADING Yorkshire solicitor Marilyn Stowe celebrated her firm’s silver jubilee at York Racecourse. Top UK divorce lawyer Mrs Stowe’s Harrogate firm, Stowe Family Law LLP, sponsored Rockingham Stakes race won by Max One Two Three. Mrs Stowe presented the trophy to triumphant jockey Richard Kingscote in a ceremony filmed…

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