Billionaire in court battle with ex

A billionaire who was forced to pay £337million to his wife in Britain’s biggest ever divorce payout is back in the High Court again with his ex-spouse over the children’s charity they set up.   Sir Chris Hohn and Jamie Cooper are in a dispute over the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation they founded together in 2002.

Landlords should no longer stop tenants from keeping pets unless they are badly-behaved

  A government move says landlords should no longer stop tenants from keeping pets unless they are badly behaved. Many renters are forced to give up their pets as only seven per cent of landlords advertise properties as suitable for animals. Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has ordered the Government’s model tenancy contract to be rewritten to remove all restrictions on

Lawyers preparing for Divorce Day

Lawyers prepared for an increase in divorce inquiries on Monday 6 January which has been dubbed ‘Divorce Day’. Financial troubles and the stress of trying to create the perfect Christmas are cited as the main reasons why couples decide to break up at this time of year. 2020 is expected to see the introduction of legislation

Landlord taken to court after changing locks

A landlord has been taken to court by the council after he changed the locks to kick out tenant who failed to pay rent at his house. Lee Challinor, of Stoke-on-Trent was found guilty of illegally evicting the victim after a ‘breakdown’ in the relationship. Magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre heard that the resident