Category Archive for: ‘About Emery Johnson Astiils’

Law Society Names Helen Johnson Solicitor Advocate Of The Year

Our founder and managing partner, Helen Johnson, has been named Solicitor Advocate Of The Year in the national Law Society Excellence awards for England and Wales.

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“Primark breastfeeding row mum charged with perverting the course of justice”. What does it all mean?

Earlier on this week, it was featured in the news that a mother from Leicester is facing a charge of intending to pervert the course of justice, after claiming that … Continue reading

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Is it the end of spousal maintenance?

Following the recent landmark case earlier this year, Wright v Wright, in the Court of Appeal, Courts across England and Wales will now be obliged to consider whether any maintenance … Continue reading

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LEICESTER PRIDE ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL ‘UNSUNG HERO AWARD 2015’ IN ASSOCIATION WITH EMERY JOHNSON ASTILLS SOLICITORS

Leicester Pride’s annual event once again returns to the city this September, spanning a full nine days with a series of art, culture, sport, music and film events celebrating the … Continue reading

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New Guidance on Knife Crime

New legislation comes into force on the 17th July 2015 designed to tackle rising knife crime. Anyone convicted of an offence involving possession of a knife for a second … Continue reading

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New Divorce Centres

The way that a divorce application is handled has recently changed across England and Wales as the Government has opened 11 divorce centres which receives most of the 120,000 divorces … Continue reading

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Same Sex Marriage now Legal in the US

A Supreme Court Ruling in the US that was delivered on the 26th June 2015 has deemed same sex marriage legal in all states of the US and means that … Continue reading

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Michael Gove Calls For Lawyers to Undertake More Pro Bono (Free) Work

On 23rd June 2015 the Secretary of State for Justice, the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP, delivered a speech at the Legatum Institute entitled “What does a one nation justice … Continue reading

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Leicester Legal Walk

Leicester legal walk

Emery Johnson Astills are proud to be taking part in The Leicester Legal Walk. The 10km sponsored walk is to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and help … Continue reading

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Managing the Affairs of Elderly or Vulnerable Relatives

Families with elderly or vulnerable relatives will often need to assist with or sometimes even take control of that relative’s property and financial affairs.

The easiest way to organise this … Continue reading

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