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  Playing House: Divorce, The Property Market and The Marital Home  

It is an unfortunate fact of modern life that a significant number of marriages do not last. According to figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 101,669 divorces in 2017 (https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/divorce/bulletins/divorcesinenglandandwales/2017). The same tranche of data revealed that 42 per cent of all marriages are brought to a legal end with […]

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  Hall Brown Founder Scoops Wealth Award  

One of the country’s most dynamic family law firms has continued its rich vein of form with yet another award. Sam Hall, Hall Brown Family Law’s Senior Partner, has been named Entrepreneurship Individual of the Year in the Future Leaders awards. The awards, which are organised by leading media specialist City Wealth, aim to recognise […]

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  Treble Top: Hall Brown Admin Team Scoops Clutch of PA Awards  

Administrative staff at a dynamic UK law firm which has won a string of awards for legal excellence have helped themselves to a trio of prestigious prizes of their own. Employees at Hall Brown Family Law followed up a brace of honours at the North West PA Awards by claiming the top title at the […]

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  Clutch of Nominations Put Hall Brown Support Staff in Limelight  

Administrative staff who have played a key role in the success of one of the UK’s most dynamic law firms have found themselves in the running for glory. Employees at Hall Brown Family Law have been nominated in a total of five categories at two of the most prestigious awards ceremonies for the North West’s […]

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  Miniature Disasters: Pop Stars and Pre-Nups  

At a time when the nature of Britain’s commercial relations with its trading partners across the globe is under intense scrutiny, one industry is unlikely to be derailed by whether politicians in Brussels and London end up with a ‘hard’ or rather more constructive Brexit. The UK’s music industry might have been subject to the […]

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  Putting Families First  

As Family lawyers, our every action is guided by one simple premise: the best interests of the families that we represent. Whether we’re acting on behalf of divorcing spouses, single parents or larger and more complex household environments, we are committed to doing our best to resolve the issues with which we’re confronted as swiftly […]

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  Kick-Off: Will Wrangling Over The Remote Ruin Marriages This Summer?  

In many years, the prospect of a royal wedding would be the televisual high-point for millions of British households. However, it’s likely that the May nuptials which transformed the actress Meghan Markle into the Duchess of Sussex won’t be as watched or as talked about as what’s on our screens over the course of the […]

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  Teamwork Breeds Yet More Award Success for Hall Brown  

One of the country’s leading new law firms has attributed its latest award win to “hard work and teamwork”. Hall Brown Family Law overcame other, more established nominees to claim the Family Team title in this year’s Manchester Legal Awards (MLAs). It becomes the latest prestigious title picked up by Hall Brown in its first […]

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  SETTLEMENTS AND ‘STICK-ABILITY’  

It’s fair to say that the last four decades have not treated the institution of marriage terribly well. In the early 1970s, the introduction of divorce legislation prompted a dramatic increase in the number of spouses choosing to exit their marriages. By 1993, there were a record 165,000 divorces, more than twice the figure recorded […]

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  Prenuptial Predicaments  

Even as households across the country prepare to take down the Christmas tree and put away the tree and tinsel for another year, family lawyers like myself are already looking ahead to what the next 12 months will bring. One milestone is apparent: 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the peak in divorce numbers in […]

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