- Gig Economy Workers denied holiday pay may claim for the whole of their employment - The European Court of Justice in his landmark legal battle. The court has ruled that "An employer that does not allow a worker to exercise his right to paid annual leave must bear the conse-quences". The decision could have significant implications for firms in the so-called gig economy, and opens the door for similar cases.
- New Regulations for Legal Aid criteria for Family Law announced - Following a successful High Court appeal by the charity group Rights of Women, the Legal Aid Agency have now relaxed the time limit set for the domestic violence evidence required...
Family and Marriage
Our specialist family team will provide the highest standards of service to you, whatever your requirements and difficulties you may be facing. You can talk to our specialists about:
- Family & Children
- Civil Partnerships
- Living together
- Pre-Nuptial Agreements
- Forced Marriages
- Domestic Violence
- Legal Aid Changes
- Financial Matters for Unmarried Families
Wherever possible we try to reach settlements outside of court although this cannot always be achieved. Where court proceedings are required we will progress these as effectively as possible and keep you informed of what needs to be done.
We currently have a Legal Aid contract for family work. Changes to public funding mean that Legal Aid is only available in certain circumstances. Click here for further information. Please click here for details of documents required by P&C to check your eligibility for Legal Aid.
For further advice please contact the Family Department on 01296 318 500.