Any practitioners in the field of inheritance or family finance will be familiar with the standard term that forms part of a clean break in a divorce financial settlement; namely that the parties cannot claim against the estate of the other. However a recent case has challenged the widespread belief that such a bar is […]
The Court of Appeal handed down its judgement in the case of Ilott v Mitson  EWCA Civ 797 to much publicity in the media in July. What should practitioners make of it? Victoria Ellis discusses in her latest article for LawSkills. To view the article in full please click here.
Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Victoria Ellis has been shortlisted for Young Barrister of the Year at the Annual Family Law Awards. Victoria was shortlisted following a stellar year and is fast developing a reputation for combining an empathetic manner with assertive and pragmatic legal advice. The awards recognises Chambers and barristers […]
From 5 April 2015 the long awaited rules in relation to Shared Parental Leave (“SPL”) will come into effect. Whilst this may still seem some way in the future, from this month those wishing to take such leave will start handing in their notices and employers need to ensure the requisite procedures are in place. […]