News Articles

  • Manx Bar exam success
    Victoria Kinrade passes her Manx Bar exams Congratulations to Victoria Kinrade on a successful passing of Manx Bar Exams! Victoria is in the final year of her training contract and is assisting the fee earners at BridsonHalsall in a wide area of legal practice.
  • Office closure times
    Please note our office will be closed on the following days:- Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June 2022 – reopening on Monday 6 June 2022 Friday 10 June 2022 – reopening on Monday 13 June 2022
  • UK and IOM visa processing delays in the wake of the situation in Ukraine
    UK and IOM visa delays in the wake of the situation in Ukraine The UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) Department is receiving a significantly high volume of UK visa applications from overseas. Since the invasion of Ukraine on 24th February 2022, the processing times for all applications have been notably increasing. The UKVI has been […]
  • BridsonHalsall at a Charity Event
    BridsonHalsall attend a Charity Event – Hospice Big Splash Gala Earlier this month, some of our team attended the Hospice Big Splash Gala. We had a fabulous night supporting a very worthy charity. After the huge success of the Wallabies Gone Wild in 2019, The Big Splash art trail will be held from May to […]
  • ‘No fault’ divorce laws in England & Wales highlight need for IOM legal reforms
    ‘No fault’ divorce laws in England & Wales highlight need for IOM legal reforms New ‘no fault’ divorces laws came into force in England and Wales on April 6th after years of campaigning by family lawyers. It brings the law in England and Wales broadly into line with similar legislation in Scotland, and many other […]
  • BridsonHalsall recruit conveyancing and family law specialists
    Leading international law practice, BridsonHalsall, has recruited two experienced lawyers to strengthen its Isle of Man family law and property services. Bernadette Arlow is a South African qualified attorney, conveyancer and notary with 20 years’ experience in property, wills and estates. Before recently moving to the Island to join BridsonHalsall’s conveyancing team she was the managing […]
  • Christmas Jumper Day 2021
    Christmas Jumper Day 2021 at BridsonHalsall BridsonHalsall held their Christmas Jumper Day on 17 December 2021 where our staff were looking fabulously festive in their jumpers whilst raising money for the Isle of Man Foodbank.
  • Christmas Wishes from BridsonHalsall
  • Manx Bar Exam Success
    Jorden Rafferty-Gough Passes Her Manx Bar Exams Jorden is celebrating the festive season early as she has passed all five of the Manx Bar exams on her first attempt. Jorden commenced her Articles with BridsonHalsall in September 2020 and will be called to the Bar and commissioned as an Advocate in July 2022.  At the […]
  • Evija Roberts Graduates from Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
    BridsonHalsall is delighted to announce that Evija Roberts has successfully completed her CILEX Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice and is now a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Evija attended her graduation ceremony at the Central Hall Westminster in London at the weekend. Well done Evija!
  • Emily Wood Admitted to the Isle of Man Bar
    BridsonHalsall is delighted to announce the admission of Emily Wood to the Isle of Man Bar. Emily was sworn in as an Isle of Man Advocate by Deemster Corlett, the First Deemster, on 29 June 2021. Emily, who is an experienced English Solicitor, joined BridsonHalsall in 2019. Emily commented “I am pleased to have passed […]
  • Grounds for Equitable Mistake – Martine Fleming Analyses the Landmark Case
    Martine Fleming TEP, Solicitor in England and Wales has written an article analysing the landmark judgement in the Isle of Man in the case of Smith & Anor v Athol Administration Limited & Others which has recently been published in the STEP Journal 2021 (Issue 3, 2021).  A copy of the published article can be […]
  • Manx Bar Exam Success
    Emily Wood Passes Her Manx Bar Exams Congratulations to Emily Wood who has successfully passed her Manx Bar exams. Emily joined our team in 2019 and is now waiting to be called to the Manx Bar. Well done Emily!
  • Employers: Is your business Ready for Brexit and the New Immigration Rules?
    Employers: Is your business ready for Brexit and the new immigration rules? It’s a big question at the top of the agenda for Isle of Man businesses that need to recruit employees from EU countries. A few weeks before Brexit became a reality on 1 January 2021 we asked Maria Bridson, Immigration Specialist at BridsonHalsall […]
  • BridsonHalsall Welcomes Two New Trainee Advocates
    BridsonHalsall Welcomes Two New Trainee Advocates BridsonHalsall Advocates Limited recently welcomed two new Trainee Advocates, Jorden Rafferty-Gough and Victoria Kinrade.  Director Richard Halsall commented: “We are delighted to welcome Jorden and Victoria to our law firm. We have excellent team of advocates and solicitors who will support and mentor Jorden and Victoria as they undertake […]
  • COVID19 and Impacts on Arrangements for Children
    COVID-19 and Impacts on Arrangements for Children This is a really difficult period for all of us but the coronavirus outbreak may have particular impacts for children whose parents are divorced or separated, both in cases where a court order is in place or those where arrangements are more informal. Parents with child arrangement orders […]
  • Divorce and Family Advocate Joining BridsonHalsall
    Divorce and Family Advocate Joining BridsonHalsall on 1st of May 2020 Claire Clampton, a divorce and family advocate will be joining BridsonHalsall at their new Douglas offices from 1 May 2020. Claire is an experienced lawyer dedicated to supporting clients in finding the most constructive, positive and cost-effective way forward. She has  particular expertise in guiding […]
  • BridsonHalsall Welcomes Two Qualified Solicitors to Their Growing Team
    BridsonHalsall Advocates welcomes qualified solicitors Martine Fleming and Emily Wood to the growing team of private client and corporate advisors. Martine Fleming has more than 20 years’ legal experience in trusts, wealth planning and company law. She specialises in assisting trustees and beneficiaries in complex trust and estate matters and advising directors on company law […]


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