Marilyn on overseas divorce, featuring Julian Hawkhead

November 17, 2014 2 comments

Marilyn Stowe. Julian Hawkhead, blog, divorce

In my latest video post, I am once again joined by the Managing Partner of Stowe Family Law’s Leeds office, Julian Hawkhead. This week, we discuss the key issues and pitfalls to look out for when a marriage breaks down abroad. Few people give sufficient attention to the legal consequences of moving abroad. If they…

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Family law news around the world

November 14, 2014 0 comments

family law

It’s been a very busy week for Stowe Family Law. Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe appeared in The Times to talk about the importance of arbitration, and wrote an article for the Yorkshire Post to discuss how to approach sperm donation. As regular readers will know, we also try to cast our eyes outside of the…

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Marilyn Stowe on BBC News: Metro Mayor, mind-reading and more

October 31, 2014 0 comments

Marilyn Stowe, BBC News

Last night, I had the pleasure of being a guest on BBC News to talk about today’s headlines, appearing twice on The Papers. One item that particularly caught my attention was the Prime Minister’s wish to keep interest rates at “rock bottom” forever. It’s certainly a nice thought. Especially for young, first time buyers. The…

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It’s called planning…by John Bolch

October 27, 2014 1 comment

family law, legal aid cuts

It’s called planning. Before you decide to take an action, you carefully work out all of its predictable consequences, and decide in advance how you will deal with them. It’s not difficult – you aren’t expected to have a crystal ball which will tell you of consequences that were entirely unpredictable. No one will blame…

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Divorcing multimillionaire’s legal costs reach £19 million

October 3, 2014 2 comments

finances and divorce

The latest round of a protracted and acrimonious divorce has left a multimillionaire investor facing £19 million in legal costs. It is thought to be one of the largest bills in English legal history. Mathematician and former Goldman Sachs trader Dr Martin Coward co-founded successful hedge fund Ikos, with his now estranged wife Elena Ambrosiadou,…

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Stowe Family Lawyers in the Legal 500

October 3, 2014 0 comments

Stowe Family Law, lawyers, Harrogate, Yorkshire

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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