Earlier this month we met with the wonderful Lyndsey Dearlove from one of our close working partners, Hestia. Hestia is a London charity that works with adults and children in crisis to change their lives at the times when they most need support. Since the comedy night we sponsored back in March, Hestia have been
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The beginning of my internship was quite challenging since the work is much different than the theory taught in university – luckily everybody in the company was extremely helpful and supportive. I was always able to ask questions and the employees were very happy to explain anything to me that I was interested in at
My experience of Avadis and Co Solicitors. On my very first day at Avadis & Co. Solicitors I was greeted by friendly staff who did a great job of incorporating me into the team right away. It became clear early on that this wasn’t just a means to pay the bills for the people working
Mr R successfully claimed £15,000 for Mr R following an accident at work.
Impact of budget cuts to foster care voiced: “never before has practice been so secondary to money”.
Chloe Jenkins For Avadis & Co. Solicitors 14.04.2016 A survey by The Fostering Network found that foster carers have substantial concerns over the impact that local authority budget cuts are having on the quality of foster care. The survey had 732 respondents, of which 68% believed that cuts had negatively affected their access to
Chloe Jenkins For Avadis & Co. Solicitors 13.04.2016 Figures requested by the Ministry of Justice show that policy aimed at promoting mediation as the preferred way of settling divorce disputes is failing, with the majority of couples opting to go straight to a solicitor and the family court. On 22 April 2014,
Legal Aid: Government changes domestic violence evidence requirement / Prenups will be ignored unless couples are rich
Larissa Bell for Avadis & Co. Solicitors 6/4/2016 Judges have warned that the majority of couples are likely to be wasting their time signing prenuptial agreements. In addition to this, only the wishes of the very wealthy are expected to be honoured; with courts being more likely to base their judgements on fairness.
Sonja Anker For Avadis & Co. Solicitors 01/04/2016 A new plan published by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is aimed at providing more children the chance to find a new family, and to accelerate the adoption process so that they are able to get into a permanent and caring home as soon as possible.
Sonja Anker For Avadis & Co. Solicitors 24/03/2016 On Monday March 21st a new amendment to the Family Proceedings Fees Order 2008 came into effect; increasing the fee for a divorce application from £410 to £550. After a long debate in the House of Lords; the Ministry of Justice had not revealed prior to the
Sonja Anker for Avadis & Co. Solicitors 16/03/2016 A 16-year- old transgender teenager has won a battle in High Court to distance himself from his adoptive parents, who would not accept his transition. At age 14, the teenager made the life changing decision to become a male – and was referred to Travistock Gender Identity
Peter Karunwi For Avadis & Co. Solicitors 17/03/2016 Many struggling school pupils feel isolated due to the lack of professional help they’re receiving. Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a new government initiative set to target young people trapped in “cold spots”  throughout the country; who don’t have access to mentors. The mentoring initiative