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 countries including Sweden, Australia, Germany, Canada, Spain and Malta. The Isle of Man does […]
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 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.
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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? 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 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 […]
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 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 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 […]