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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Supreme Court backs claimant in pensions struggle

February 8, 2017 2 comments

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A woman whose partner died suddenly the day after their engagement has won the right to a survivor’s pension at the Supreme Court. Denise Brewster lived with her partner Larry McMullan in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, for ten years. He worked for Translink, the key public transport agency in the province. The couple finally became engaged…

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Marilyn Stowe talks: call the family mediator?

June 22, 2016 2 comments

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Last night, the first in a three-part documentary series was shown on BBC2. Equal parts frustrating and intriguing,  Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator offered a behind-the-scenes look at professional mediators struggling to steer different divorcing couples through this much discussed alternative to the family court. In this video I give my own reactions and…

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Stowe Family Lawyers in the Legal 500

October 3, 2014 0 comments

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Three Stowe Family Law solicitors have been recognised by the Legal 500 in this year’s annual ranking of private client family lawyers. Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe received high praise. She was billed as a “first-class” solicitor for family matters. Managing Partner for our Leeds office, Julian Hawkhead, was commended for his “good appreciation of the…

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Together but separated

October 3, 2014 0 comments

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In this special feature, a recent Stowe Family Law client looks back on the highs and lows of the two years since her separation. A firm focus on her son’s welfare and best interests helped to steer our client through a turbulent time. Today was my son’s two year review. We sat, we listened, we…

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