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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Marilyn Stowe: my life and values

September 25, 2014 3 comments

Marilyn Stowe

In this brand new video, Stowe Family Law Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe takes a trip back in time. She recalls her parents and the many ways in which her family influenced her very successful legal career. She revisits the very earliest days of Stowe Family Law in Halton, Leeds, and remembers a heady period in…

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A time for flowers

September 23, 2014 1 comment

Marilyn Stowe

This time last year, my family was facing our first Jewish New Year without my parents, for whom we, their children, were still in our period of mourning. I love flowers and normally my home is filled with them on the New Year, but there were no flowers back then. Our hearts were too heavy…

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Radio 4 Moneybox: money and relationships

September 17, 2014 0 comments

finances and divorce

Like the Today programme and Woman’s Hour, Moneybox is one of the Radio 4 fixtures which have lodged themselves firmly in the national consciousness. For those who have never tuned in, the show is a weekly look at the world of personal finance. I appeared on today’s episode to discuss that perennial hot button topic,…

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