Rogers & Norton News

Court of Appeal Reviews Beneficiaries’ Rights

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

In the recently well publicised case of Ilott v Mitson,  Mrs Ilott successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal and received £163,000 from her mother’s estate despite not being named as a beneficiary under the Will.  The circumstances of this … Click to read more…

Court Allows Divorce Settlement Appeals

The Supreme Court recently unanimously ruled in favour of two women who made applications to set aside orders made by the court in their divorce settlements. Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil both alleged that their husbands had, at the time … Click to read more…

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Employment Law Bulletin October 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Welcome The Rugby World Cup 2015. A meeting of minds, muscles and mauls. But for all the enthusiasm it generates, the tournament is another workplace distraction for employers to manage. Time off to watch matches; calling in sick to nurse … Click to read more…

Winter Wonderland Charity Ball

Friday, October 9, 2015

I am sure that you will by now be aware that we are hosting a Winter Wonderland Charity Ball at Barnham Broom Golf and Country Club on Saturday 28th November in aid of Nelsons Journey, the local Charity that helps … Click to read more…

More Protection for Consumers

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“CRA”) came into force on 1 October 2015.  Philip Kerridge comments “One of the intentions of CRA is to consolidate consumer legislation into one piece of legislation.  CRA pulls together various provisions from over eight … Click to read more…