Legal articles September

Number of cohabiting couples increases by a quarter in ten years According to the latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), cohabiting couples are the fastest growing family type in the UK. The research found that the number of cohabiting couple families is growing faster than married-couple families, up 25.8 per cent over…

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Junior Tennis Sponsorship

Longstanding Club members Peter Meadows and Piers Meadows, through Meadows Ryan Solicitors, are very pleased to renew their successful sponsorship of the junior tennis section of St. George’s Hill Lawn Tennis Club. The sponsorship by the firm assists with the funding of the full and varied programme for the thriving junior section at the Club.…

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Cricket match 1st September

Meadows Ryan Solicitors are delighted to sponsor the exciting cricket match on Sunday 1st September between Weybridge 1st XI and Surrey 1st XI at Weybridge Cricket Club. The match is being played as part of Surrey T20 Captain Jade Dernbach’s testimonial year. Large crowds and a wonderful atmosphere is expected with the big match due…

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SLS

We are pleased to announce that Jodie Care and Wendy Noble have been nominated, and shortlisted, for the Rising Star of the Year and “Support Team Member” of the year awards respectively for the Surrey Law Society.  The award ceremony will be held on 19 September and we wish both Jodie and Wendy the very…

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Legal Articles August

England and Wales’ most senior family judge launches review into the Family Courts Sir Andrew McFarlane, the President of the Family Division, has launched a review into the Family Courts. The review comes amid an explosion in the number of cases coming before the Family Courts, with applications from social services departments having increased by…

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Legal Articles July

Stepdaughters pitted against each other in inheritance dispute after couple found dead at home The stepdaughters of a couple who were found dead at their home are embroiled in a legal dispute over who is entitled to the £280,000 property. The dispute between Anna Winter and Deborah Cutler has arisen because it is not known…

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Brexit – Changes to the Immigration Policy

On 23 June 2016, the citizens of the UK, by a slim majority, voted to leave the EU. Almost three years on and an exact Brexit date is yet to be determined. The UK Immigration Rules introduced, however, a new application that caters for all EU nationals living in the UK. A report by the…

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Types of Residential Tenancies

It’s important to know the difference between different types of tenancies when either entering into a new tenancy agreement or ending a tenancy agreement. There are various types of tenancies, such as: • Assured Tenancies; • Assured Shorthold Tenancies; and • Common Law Tenancies. Different tenancies have different rules and regulations which apply and it’s…

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Meadows Ryan Solicitors welcomes Lawrence Stolworthy to the Property Team

We are delighted to welcome Lawrence Stolworthy to the firm. Lawrence joins us as a senior solicitor in our Property Team, having spent several years at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP dealing with a variety of residential property work, including very high value transactional work and acquisitions for international investor clients. He also has considerable experience…

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