Monthly Archives: June 2018

Marriage or Civil Partnership; the choice is now yours!

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018

Marriage or Civil Partnership; the choice is now yours! Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld have today won their right in the UK Supreme Court to a civil partnership. The Civil Partnership Act 2004 enabled same-sex couples to legalise their relationship and provided for the same rights as married heterosexual couples. This has a significant bearing... Read More

Private Client Lawyer passes Advanced Qualification

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors’ Private Client Lawyer passes Advanced Qualification Keighley Solicitor Mark Shaw, a Member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), has recently passed with distinction the STEP Advanced Qualification in Cross Border Estates. The course explores the issues to consider when dealing with an estate with a cross- border aspect, taking examples... Read More

Property: Look Before You Leap

Monday, 11 Jun 2018

Our Top Tips for buying at Auction Your dream house at a knock down price? Sound tempting? Auctions can often be a wonderful place to pick up a sound property investment, there will often be auction “horror stories” in the news so doing  your homework ahead of time can really pay off. If you’re considering... Read More

Judge applauds the collapse of the nuclear family

Friday, 8 Jun 2018

The collapse of the nuclear family should be welcomed and applauded, Britain’s most senior Family Judge has said. Sir James Munby, President of the High Court’s Family Division, said in a recent speech at Liverpool University that the modern family was ‘complex’ and took ‘an almost infinite variety of forms’. His comments reflect the reality... Read More

AWB Charlesworth Awarded Lexcel Accreditation

Tuesday, 5 Jun 2018

AWB Charlesworth solicitors of Keighley, Skipton, Bradford and Bingley have once again secured the national Law Society’s law management quality mark, Lexcel. Lexcel is developed specifically for the legal profession. It is an optional, recognised accreditation scheme for law firms and in-house legal departments giving assurance that a practice meets high client care and business... Read More