IMPORTANT UPDATE: COVID-19

 Jaynie Broughton
  October 1, 2020
An Occupation Order is a Court Order that can be obtained to specify who can and cannot live in a property in order to protect victims of domestic abuse (which not only includes physical abuse but other forms such as emotional or financial abuse).
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 Helen Thewlis
  September 28, 2020
At the end of this month, ITV’s new two part factual drama ‘Honour’ is set to air. The programme shows the real-life investigation into the ‘honour’ killing of a young woman in London, Banaz Mahmod by her family in 2006.
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 Helen Thewlis
  September 16, 2020
As the popular soap returns to our TV screens, it has been revealed that this week Chantelle Atkins will be killed by her abusive husband, Gray Atkins.
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 Jaynie Broughton
  September 15, 2020
​A Non-Molestation Order is obtained to protect victims of domestic abuse and their children, if necessary.
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  September 9, 2020
Natalie Marrison, Head of Ramsdens Abuse & Personal Injury team hosted a webinar to 30 professionals across the region.
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 Helen Thewlis
  August 19, 2020
During the first 7 weeks of lockdown in the UK, the police took one call every 30 seconds relating to domestic abuse. The charity Refuge reported a 700% increase in calls to its helpline in a single day. The UN has described the global spike in domestic abuse as a “shadow pandemic” alongside Covid-19.
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 Natalie Marrison
  July 22, 2020
​The review on Legal Aid has restarted following a pause induced by the impact of COVID-19. Justice Minister, Alex Chalk, informed the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid that the review has re-commenced with a plan to publish findings in Spring 2021.
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 Helen Thewlis
  July 2, 2020
​​Helen Thewlis, Head of Family at Ramsdens has featured in the Aviva Magazine with other experts discussing how to have a stress-free and fair split.​
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