Melissa Markham’s specialist qualification will help divorcing and separating couples
Melissa Markham has been awarded a qualification that assists clients in settling issues arising from a relationship breakdown in a less confrontational manner. Melissa is just one...
Courts give green light for pre-nuptial agreements
Judges in England and Wales have wide-reaching powers when it comes to deciding divorce financial settlements and in consequence the outcome can be difficult to predict. A pre-nupt...
Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year
The partners and staff at Gullands Solicitors wish all its clients and friends a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Gullands has acted for Kent Wildlife Trust for o...
Beneficiaries and special circumstances
A beneficiary of an estate is only permitted to bring an action on behalf of the estate (a derivative action) where special circumstances exist. In a long-running case, Mark Robert...
Gullands’ online Employment Policies: Update October 2010
We have updated our online Equal Opportunities and Anti Harassment and Bullying Policies to take into account changes brought in by the Equality Act which came into force on 1 Octo...
Gullands take to the stage
Partners and staff at Gullands are taking to the stage and supporting the autumn season of performances at the E. M. Forster Theatre at Tonbridge School. The season offers so...
Helping hand for Morgan’s rowing success
Gullands is supporting one of Maidstone’s brightest hopes for future sporting success, Morgan Hellen, one of Britain’s highest ranking junior rowers. Morgan is current...
When is a mobile phone not a mobile phone? When it is a Dictaphone?
This joke may not be as funny as Jimmy Carr’s stand-up routine, but it allowed the comedian to escape a fine when he appeared before Harrow Magistrates’ Court after pol...
Five minutes with…..Leroy Bradley
In October Litigation and licensing partner Leroy Bradley will celebrate 25 years at Gullands. Here he reflects on this time. When did you join Gullands? I joined Gullands ...
‘It’s been in the family for years’ is no argument
The argument put forward by a farmer that he should retain the family farm after his divorce, because it had been in his family for generations and his wife was aware that it was t...