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Assembly Member Wins Injunction


Sanders Witherspoon LLP are delighted to confirm our client Nicholas Ramsay AM won an injunction today allowing him to rejoin the Welsh Assembly Conservative Group. A trial will take place in February. The leader of the Welsh Conservatives has been ordered to lift the suspension of assembly member, Nick Ramsay, pending further investigation after a […]


Alex Reid Wins Civil Revenge Porn Case Against Katie Price


Alex Reid won his civil revenge porn case against Katie Price at the High Court of Justice on Wednesday the 27th November 2019. Alex was represented by Sanders Witherspoon LLP. This comes a day after she was made bankrupt according to reports in the media. Alex’s Legal Team included our Senior Partner Timothy Gir, Barristers Patrick […]


A Successful Defence Against a Claim For Legal Fees


Our client was taken to court over alleged unpaid bills to another law firm. Here’s how we successfully defended our client. Sanders Witherspoon LLP were successful on behalf of a client in defending a claim for legal fees against Tees Law. Tees law had sought to enforce their alleged unpaid bill against their previous client. […]


Alex Reid has Statutory Demand thrown out at the High Court


Our Senior Partner Tim Gir along with Barrister Philip Williams of 33 Bedford Row represented Alex Reid on Friday 18th October at the High Court when they were successful in having a Statutory Demand thrown out. This type of notice which can lead to an application to make the recipient bankrupt, was served on Alex alleging he […]


“Same Roof” Compensation: Abolition of Rule Means Victims Can Now Claim


  The “same-roof rule” was an English law that victims of domestic abuse were not entitled to any compensation if they lived with the perpetrator of their abuse prior to 1979. The rule was successfully challenged in the Court of Appeal in 2018 and now victims can claim compensation.         It has been a […]


Changes to Landlord and Tenant Law Announced


The Government announced recently that it proposed to change the Law in relation to “no fault evictions”.  It is the situation at the moment if a Landlord wanted to evict a Tenant they could use what is known as the “Section 21” procedure which meant that 8 weeks’ notice was sufficient to obtain possession.  There […]


Brexit delays increase in Probate Fees


Probate fees were due to increase as of April 1st 2019. The new fees, branded as a stealth tax, would be based on the size of the Estate. The current Probate fee is £215 or for those applying via a solicitor the cost is £155 Under the proposed plans Probate fees would increase as follows; […]


What is Bitcoin?


How is Bitcoin relevant to applying for Probate? Bitcoin is a form of Cryptocurrency. If this makes your head hurt then we will try and help you understand. It was the same way for us when we came across the term. Cryptocurrency is something that exists in the virtual world. It is has no physical […]