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The mobile phone laws explained

Michael Pace
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Tough New Penalties are a Cause for Concern   Quite rightly the police and the media have been highlighting the tough new penalties for using a mobile device while driving or riding a motor vehicle.   In a week-long campaign by the National...

Andrew & Co Reviews Major Overhaul of Charity Code

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Andrew & Co Solicitors’ charity law specialist Catriona Wheeler, who is also a member of the Charity Law Association, has been involved in a working party tasked with reviewing a new code of practice for the sector. The charity governance code was...

Landmark Pension Ruling for Unmarried Couples

Hayley Swallow
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The legal rights of couples who live together but aren’t married have come under the spotlight once again following a landmark ruling in the Supreme Court which could benefit millions of other cohabitees across the UK. Denise Brewster (42), from...

New Year Spells Divorce for Rocky Relationships

Sue Leadbeater
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While the start of January is traditionally when many people make a New Year’s resolution to get fit, quit drinking or give up smoking, for some couples it’s time to make a fresh start and call an end to their marriage. Head of Family Law Sue Leadbeater, who is also a trained dispute resolution solicitor, is calling for greater support for couples, based on a better understanding of outcomes. 

Seasonal Advice to Drivers

Michael Pace
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Nottinghamshire Police and Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership have both recently launched their Christmas drink-drive campaigns warning drivers that they will do more spot checks to catch those driving under the influence of drugs and...

The Hidden Cost of DIY Lasting Powers of Attorney

Helen Newson
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As well as being Head of Private Client services at Andrew & Co I am also a member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) which launched a campaign recently highlighting the risks of using off-the-shelf and online Lasting Powers of...

Andrew & Co Scoops Top Industry Award

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Two of our partners, Helen Bell and Michael Pace, went to the LawNet Annual Conference in Oxfordshire recently and were delighted to come away with an award! Lawnet is a member-owned network of over 70 independent law firms aimed at sharing knowledge and...

Resolve to Have a Good Divorce

Sue Leadbeater
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Resolution, the organisation which promotes a non-confrontational approach to family law matters, has launched a new code of practice for its members. The organisation, which represents 6,500 family justice professionals who are committed to supporting...

Andrew & Co Solicitors secures Law Society's new quality mark

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We are proud to have has secured membership to the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme - the mark of excellence for the home buying process.    The team at Andrew & Co underwent rigorous assessment by the Law Society in order to...

Whiplash Review Leads to More False Promises

Michael Pace
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Here we go again! Another false promise by the insurance industry to reduce motor premiums if the government either bans whiplash claims or raises the small claims limit, thereby stopping them having to contribute to the injured person's legal fees. ...

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