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Paying Unlawful Dividends – What are the Legal Repercussions?

12 March 2021

Paying unlawful dividends can mean serious repercussions for businesses. We investigate what unlawful dividends are.

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What is the difference between Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common?

3 March 2021

A common question we are asked is what is the difference between Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common?

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How do you know if you have a good solicitor?

1 March 2021

How can we know if a solicitor or law firm is best appropriate for us and our particular circumstances? Here are our thoughts.

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Understanding the Bank of Mum and Dad

23 February 2021

Recent reports have suggested that many first-time buyers receive significant support from the Bank of Mum and Dad, with an average contribution of £18,000. While this may solve the problem of finding the deposit to allow first time buyers to take their first step on the property ladder, it can create other issues. Parents may […]

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What happens when parents disagree over inoculations?

16 February 2021

When parents are separated, there are times where parents may not agree on the health decisions of the children by the other parent.  This could be decisions on health interventions, such as inoculations.  Several years ago the MMR Vaccines hit the headlines with reports that it was linked to Autism. These reports have subsequently been […]

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Children and divorce

4 February 2021

Just this week, the wife of Welsh actor Ioan Gruffudd announced on social media that she and her husband are to split but remain committed to their children.  A cursory check on social media will show that the marriage appears not to have been in a good place for some time.  If this couple, or […]

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Robertsons Solicitors appoints 3 new directors

2 February 2021

Law firm Robertsons has recently made three Director appointments at its Park Place offices in central Cardiff. Children’s Law expert Rhian Whiting, Site Development specialist Claire Wilde and leading Commercial Property solicitor Leighton Sheady have all been appointed as the firm continues its growth in the South Wales legal arena. Rhian joined the firm in […]

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Wendy Hopkins – Remembering her legacy

20 January 2021

The Directors and Staff of Robertsons Solicitors are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of our most highly regarded Consultants, Wendy Hopkins. Wendy’s esteemed career spanned over 30 years.  In 1996 she established the first law firm to solely focus on family law in South Wales, and became synonymous with family law […]

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Common Causes of Christmas Consternation

17 December 2020

Christmas is often a pressure cooker of expectation and excess and as a result, it can provide the perfect storm for family arguments and fallings out.  This year, the pressure is increased because of the limitations and perceived risks that families will be taking to spend time together. As we begin our final preparations for […]

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Spotlight: We talk to Litigation and Employment law specialist, Will Baird

30 November 2020

Will is our most recently qualified solicitor which makes him an excellent choice as the interview candidate for our first Spotlight. View or download our pdf here. Tell us about your early life. Are you Cardiff born and bred? I am indeed. I am one of three siblings with a brother and sister. I went to […]

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