RDP Law Announces New Hires for Its Dispute Resolution Team

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Leading regional practice RDP Law welcomes Sarah Porter as partner and new Head of Dispute Resolution, along with Liz O’Connor as a senior associate. In a joint statement, they have said: ‘We are both delighted to be joining such an established and well-respected practice. We both bring significant litigation experience, including the skills to negotiate…

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No-Fault Divorce – 6 April 2022

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It’s been a long time in the making, but no-fault divorce has arrived. From today, couples will finally be able to proceed with a divorce without placing blame. In readiness for this historic change to the law, we look at what it will mean for couples starting the process of divorce. Why is the change…

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RDP Family Team Shortlisted for Wales Legal Awards 2022

Wales Legal Awards have announced that leading regional law firm RDP Law’s Family team has been shortlisted for Family Team of the Year. This year’s awards ceremony takes place on 20 May 2022 in Cardiff and is set to be a night to remember, having not taken place in person since 2019. RDP Partner and…

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Homebuyers warned of a criminal email scam

A recent fraud case has been revealed by the Law Society in a campaign against payment diversion fraud, where a homebuyer was conned into paying over £640,000 to criminals pretending to be the conveyancing solicitor. Fraudsters hacked into emails between the homebuyer and their solicitor, enabling them to access all of the information regarding the…

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Further Extension to Residential Tenancy Notice Periods in Wales

The extended six month notice period that residential landlords are required to give tenants to commence possession proceedings has been further extended by the Welsh Government. The extended notice period was due to end on 31 December 2021, but has been further extended to 24 March 2022. As a result, landlords with properties in Wales…

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RDP Law Gains Record Number of Listings in Leading UK Law Firm Guide

Leading regional law firm RDP Law has obtained a record number of rankings in The Legal 500 2022, the internationally recognised guide to the leading law firms within the United Kingdom. The firm has been identified as leaders in six highly competitive areas; Agriculture & Estates, Commercial Litigation, Property Litigation, Real Estate, Intellectual Property and…

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COP26

As COP26 takes place in Glasgow with world leaders coming together to discuss how our nations can reduce the impact of climate change, Hannah Curtis, in our Family Team, looks at how we can make the provision of legal services to you environmentally friendly. 1. Electronic Documents Whether you’re buying or selling your house, involved…

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RDP Announces New Head of Family Law

Leading law firm RDP Law has today announced the appointment of Partner and Head of Family Law Marjha Golding-Evans. Ms Golding Evans specialises in advising high net worth, commercial and agricultural individuals and families and is therefore particularly well placed to advise on complex business structures and trusts, both in the context of wealth protection…

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