If your relationship breaks down you have options

Aug 29, 2018

Anyone who is either going through or thinking about their options in terms of family separation or divorce, will need to have time to think about their options for the future.

Why a cheap Will may cost you

Aug 29, 2018

It has emerged that many people have been affected by hidden charges after being sold low cost Wills. This has reportedly affected 1.5m people.

Do not publish my photo without my permission!

Aug 29, 2018

On 7 August 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its judgment on a case in which it ruled that the posting on a website of a photograph, that was freely accessible on another website with the consent of the author, requires a new authorisation by that author.

Will you ever be called to Jury Service?

Aug 29, 2018

The chances of being called for jury service at least once in your lifetime are around 40%. The general rule is that you must do jury service when you are sent a jury summons, but you may be allowed to delay it for up to 12 months. You can be fined up to £1,000 if you do not reply or turn up for your jury service.

Could Owens v Owens decision lead to no-fault divorce?

Aug 29, 2018

The Supreme Court judgement in Owens v Owens was handed down on 25th July 2018. The appeal by Mrs Owens was reluctantly unanimously dismissed.

The Legal Excellence Awards Were a Great Success

Aug 01, 2018

Jane Whitfield (pictured, second from the left), a Senior Solicitor in our Private Client department, was part of a dynamic team of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Law Society’s Executive Committee that masterminded the annual Legal Excellence Awards ceremony, which this year took place on 15 June 2018 at The Spires Hotel in Oxford.

Barrett & Co compete in the JLL Triathlon!

Jul 31, 2018

On 29th June 2018 Martin Reynolds, Imran Choudhary and Nick Buckle took part in the JLL Property Triathlon at Dorney Lake.

Introducing Rhiannon Lanning, our new Private Client Paralegal

Jul 31, 2018

Rhiannon joined Barrett and Co in August 2015 as a Legal Support Assistant, primarily supporting the Private Client department. Some of you may remember Rhiannon from her early Private Client days, and indeed from her assistance in other departments across the firm.

Cuius est solum Part 2 or: We know what you did on your roof terrace last summer

Jul 31, 2018

A continuation of my article from last month about basement extensions.

Sir Cliff Richard has won a privacy case against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid of his home

Jul 31, 2018

Mr Justice Mann ruled that, 'I find that Sir Cliff had privacy rights in respect of the police investigation and that the BBC infringed those rights without a legal justification.

Welcome to the Barrett and Co Articles Library, here you will find articles on many relevant and interesting topics. This section will be updated every few months so check back regularly. If you have any suggestions for articles please email [email protected] or use the Contact Form on the right.

Please note that whilst we make every effort to make sure that these articles reflect the law at the time they are written, they are not maintained as the law is constantly changing and affects each person or business in different ways. If you require specific advice on a matter please call our office or email the relevant solicitor and they will be happy to assist you.

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