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National Adoption Week: The New National Adoption Strategy

National Adoption Week: The New National Adoption Strategy

Posted on October 12, 2021

18th – 23rd October marks the UK’s National Adoption week. Here we look at the new National Adoption Strategy.

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Tremendous Results for Jefferies in 2022 Legal 500 Guide

Posted on October 07, 2021

Their annual Legal 500 law firm rankings are in and we’re delighted that Jefferies has again been acknowledged as a leading law firm in the South East region.

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What Are My Maternity Rights? Jefferies Law

What Are My Maternity Rights?

Posted on October 04, 2021

When a new child is joining your family, both parents have specific parental rights both before and after the birth or adoption. Here we look at what those rights are, and what to do if you feel you are being discriminated against.

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Why did Women’s Aid condemned controlling behaviour in this year’s Love Island?

Posted on September 27, 2021

Here Shannon Keeble and Brooke Robdrup-Kilgour, Solicitors in Jefferies’ Family Law team, investigate why Women’s Aid condemned some of the behaviour in this year’s Love Island.

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WHAT IS THE DIVORCE, DISSOLUTION AND SEPARATION ACT 2020?

What is the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020?

Posted on September 27, 2021

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 will come into force on 6th April 2022. The Act, which received Royal Assent in 2020, represents a ground-breaking reform of the law on divorce. Here Shannon Keeble, Solicitor at Jefferies explains more. 

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A week of happiness at work for Jefferies Law

Posted on September 27, 2021

International Week of Happiness took place on 20th – 26th September 2021.  Jefferies marked the occasion with a week of appreciation for our talented team.

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Congratulations to Brooke Robdrup-Kilgour on her Law Society Children Law Accreditation

Posted on September 25, 2021

Congratulations to Brooke Robdrup-Kilgour, who has recently been awarded The Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation.

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Should I use a solicitor to write my will?

Posted on August 25, 2021

Writing your will can be incredibly overwhelming, or even traumatic, due to its sensitive nature and the need to consider every possibility. Here we look at why using a solicitor for guidance on writing your will is a safe and efficient option. 

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Can I contest a Will

Can I Contest a Will? Expert Advice

Posted on July 13, 2021

Most people write a Will to ensure they have control over who inherits their Estate when they pass away. However, some may disagree and wish to contest it. Read the most common reasons here.

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