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New legislation criminalises forced marriage



Forced marriage is now a criminal offence under new legislation introduced today (16 June). Previously, protection from forced marriage was available only under civil law – the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007. The 2007 Act made provision for civil courts to make Forced Marriage Protection Orders against individuals suspected of trying to force someone into marriage. The breach of ...
 
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Choosing a Conveyancing Solicitor – five top tips



Selling your home this summer? Here are our top tips for choosing the conveyancing solicitor that’s right for you… Summer is here! And whilst many of us will be thinking about barbeques, holidays and even the World Cup, some will be preparing for one of the most stressful life events you can go through – moving home. With the garden in full ...
 
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David Greenwood nominated for national legal aid award



Switalskis is pleased to announced that David Greenwood, Partner and Child Abuse Law Solicitor, has been shortlisted in the 2014 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards. David has been nominated in the category of Inquests / Actions Against State for his work representing victims of childhood abuse. As head of the Child Abuse Law department at Switalskis Solicitors, David ...