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02.12.2019

National Legal Service Solicitors prevents extradition of vulnerable victim of domestic abuse

Written by Sarah Moulange

Noam Almaz and Sarah Moulange instructed Saorise Townshend of The 36 Group,  to appear in an appeal against extradition to Sweden. The client was a single mother of two teenagers, who fled Sweden in an attempt to escape her abusive husband. Sweden’s response was to issue a European Arrest Warrant, seeking her return to stand trial for ‘child abduction’.  Her children… [...]

24.11.2019

New hire leads the launch of the firm’s Care Department

Written by Rosita Mendonca

We are delighted to announce that we have launched a new Care Department, based in our St Paul’s office in London. The aim of the department is to further enhance the range of legal support the firm can offer to its ever increasing clientele. Led by Sheena Donlon, the department will focus on representing clients in the South of England.… [...]

10.11.2019

Thakmina Begum receives Law Society’s Children Law Panel Accreditation

Written by Rosita Mendonca

Congratulations to Thakmina Begum, one of our Supervising Solicitors within the London Family Law team who has been awarded the Law Society’s Children Law  Panel Accreditation. The Children Law Accreditation provides a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing children in child law proceedings. The accreditation shows awareness, knowledge and expertise in this area of law. Thakmina had to undergo rigorous… [...]

05.11.2019

Domestic Abuse bill falls for the second time in two months

Written by Rosita Mendonca

The Domestic Abuse Bill, which aimed to ‘transform the national response to domestic abuse’ and end the practice of allowing domestic abusers the opportunity to cross-examine their victims in court has fallen for a second time in two months on account of the next month’s general election. All bills that have failed to achieve royal assent by the time parliament… [...]