Individuals and Family

Advising individuals has always been at the heart of our business. We have a strong, dedicated team offering expert advice to our clients who tell us they find us both professional and approachable. This section covers insights that affects families and individuals including employment, pensions, family law and personal financial issues.

COVID-19

These uncertain times have impacted on absolutely everyone, no matter their age, stage and location. Our short guide seeks to provide support and practical steps for individuals and families.

If you would like to discuss your particular situation further, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our specialist Family Law team.

Click here to download our guide: Practical Steps for Personal and Family Matters
    • Employment LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week: What about work? This week (2-8 March 2020) marks LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week. All 'family friendly' employment rights potentially apply to LGBT+ families, so It is worth familiarising yourself with the relevant policies in your workplace.
    • Individuals & Families LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week: What are the options? This week (2-8 March 2020) marks LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week. Over the years, various changes in the law have seen drastic improvements in providing more legal options than before to those in the LGBT community who wish to begin their journey to starting a family.
    • Individuals & Families Living with cohabitation laws This week, 25-29 November, marks Cohabitation Awareness Week, organised by Resolution. This organisation campaigns on policy issues relevant to family justice professionals. This year’s topic seems highly fitting in an area that remains unfamiliar to those to whom it applies, and difficult for practitioners to advise on.
    • Brexit The Impact of Brexit on Family Law – we’ll get by ( we hope) with a little help from our friends… It could be said that in family law matters, we have all become a little complacent when it comes to considering whether or not European Regulations apply to the member state we are dealing with. We have become dependent upon Brussells II when it comes to jurisdiction. This will all change if we leave the EU with no deal.
    • Individuals & Families Trial Before the Aisle According to research, millennials are three times less likely to get married than their grandparents.

Family Law at MacRoberts

MacRoberts' specialist family lawyers advise on all aspects of family law, working collaboratively with our clients to help them find the best possible outcome.

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