The Problem with Squatters

The Problem with Squatters

If you are a landlord or property owner, you may have been in the unfortunate situation of having to deal with unwanted people occupying your premises. These individuals “set up shop” without consent and continue to sip metaphorical piña coladas despite...
Are company directors also employees?

Are company directors also employees?

Directors are often seen as individuals looming over employees on top of the company pyramid. Generally, a directorship is an office and is a separate persona altogether from an employee but in the modern company sphere, it is not uncommon to have directors wearing...
Spousal Maintenance in Divorce

Spousal Maintenance in Divorce

“It does not mean that you can only give the dependant just enough to put a little jam on his bread and butter…” Harman J in Re Borthwick (decd), Borthwick v Beauvais [1949] Ch 395 A divorce can be daunting so it is ideal if both parties discuss the terms...
Frequently Asked Questions about Divorce

Frequently Asked Questions about Divorce

When is the earliest time after marriage that a couple can apply for divorce? A petition for divorce whether it is a joint or single petition (contested or not contested) may be done after two years of marriage. Where a petition is presented before the expiration...