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Should I have a pre-nuptial agreement?

Bharti Shah

Posted by Bharti Shah | Associate
On 21st October 2016

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, Amal and George Clooney and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are just some of the big name stars to have signed pre-nuptial agreements ahead of their big day. Yet you’d be wrong if you thought ‘pre-nups’ were the preserve of the rich and famous.

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Helping vulnerable women building a more positive future

Sara Upton

Posted by Sara Upton | Senior Associate
On 20th October 2016

I recently attended a very interesting talk by an organisation called Pause. Pause work with women who have experienced repeat removals of their children through care proceedings. The Pause programme aims to support women to break the cycle they are in, by assisting them to develop new skills, and to begin building a more positive future.

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My first few weeks at HJA

Louise Jukes

Posted by Louise Jukes | Senior Associate
On 20th October 2016

I started working at Hodge Jones & Allen on 1st August 2016 and I am thoroughly enjoying working at the firm. Fighting for what’s right is the underlying ethos of the firm and I am delighted to be part of a team that has spent approaching 40 years fighting for people injured as a result of other’s negligence…

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Worried about your pension?

Philippa Barton

Posted by Philippa Barton | Partner
On 19th October 2016

It’s easy not to think about your pension while you are working and earning a salary. But now that life expectancy is longer, you could live for decades without earning after retirement. A woman who is 80 is on average expected to live to 91 and a man who is 80 now is on average expected to live to 89.

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‘Openness and transparency’ or ‘conceal and cover up’ in our NHS?

Emma Wray

Posted by Emma Wray | Senior Associate
On 18th October 2016

Following publication of an independent report into 10 deaths at the hands of mental health patients under the care of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, the Trust tweeted a quote from their CEO speaking on this morning’s Today programme: ‘Today’s report is about people. It’s about the lives of families which have been devastated. I’m acutely aware of that’.

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