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Merchiston Solicitors

Merchiston Solicitors

We are a niche English litigation practice based in the heart of London providing expert legal advice to individuals and businesses. We specialise in business, employment, immigration, probate and family law. We are an law Firm with over 30 years of combined litigation experience.

In last week's blog we discussed how to bring a small claim under £10,000 at the county court, this week we will explain how to defend a small claim.

Bringing any civil claim is daunting for most lay people, but it needed be as the court process is designed to be informal at the county court.

On October 9th 2014, the US courts ordered Continental Resources Chief, Harold Hamm, to pay almost 1 billion dollars in divorce proceedings to his wife Sue Ann Hamm.

In the recent case of Stevens v Northolt High School ET/3300621/2014, an agency worker was awarded £10,000 compensation for underpayment by her hirer.

It has been estimated that 11,000 medium-sized businesses in the UK have the potential to benefit from changes to accounting rules, saving up to £8 million a year.

The latest family law reform offering free mediation for separating parties was announced by the MOJ to improve the efficiency of the family justice system.

Merchiston Solicitors agreed to sponsor the Cornershop Show, a hit web sitcom, which is set to launch its fifth episode of this series on 6th September 2014.

An ICM Poll conducted on behalf of British Future and Universities UK found that 59% of Britain believe the State should not attempt to reduce the number of international students.

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new branded, state-of-the-art designed website on a mobile-friendly platform. Book appointments and read about our practice areas.

On 25th July 2014, the Ministry of Justice announced that children over 10 ought to be able to express their opinions in court about the family dispute. This change will arguably empower children. 

On 31st July 2014, the Government announced a crackdown on misuse of student visas, which coincides with enforcement measures under the new legal regime.

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