CANCELLED – Weekly Legal Advice Clinics

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Due to the current situation regarding Coronavirus, we have reluctantly taken the decision to temporarily suspend our weekly legal advice clinics. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience at this time. Our full range of services continue to operate, including representation at Court…

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FPH Law achieves Cyber Essentials again!

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FPH Law is proud to announce that it has successfully achieved its Cyber Essentials Certification for a second year. What is Cyber Essentials? Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective Government backed scheme that helps protect organisations, whatever their size, against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks.  The Government worked…

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Cyber Essentials Success!

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FPH Law is proud to announce that it has achieved its Cyber Essentials Certification. Working with our IT Support Service providers CNS IT, FPH Law selected global accreditation company, APMG International to access the scheme.  Our application was then assessed and approved by Xyone Cyber Security, a company specialising in cyber security, consultancy and information…

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Understanding Grandparents’ Rights

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Michael Batty discusses what help is available to Grandparents in Family Proceedings Unfortunately, Grandparents do not have any legal rights in respect of their grandchildren. However, Grandparents do have the right to apply to the Court for “Leave” (permission) to apply for a contact or residence order. It is very…

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Forensic Training Services Ltd

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FPH Law would like to thank Forensic Testing Services Ltd (FTS) for providing an excellent and very informative training course on drug and alcohol testing on Friday 14th August 2015. The course provided by FTS gave FPH Law’s Family and Children Law Team an introduction to what is involved in drug and…

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Care Order Applications on the Rise

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Michael Batty considers recent figures showing that the number of Care Order Applications are on the rise. The latest CAFCASS figures (published in August 2015) show a 9% increase in Care Proceedings issued by Local Authorities in July 2015, compared to those issued in July 2014. If you or a relative are…

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Domestic Abuse Loophole Plugged

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Restrictions imposed on victims of Domestic Abuse, which were preventing them from accessing Legal Aid in Family Law cases – even when it was accepted by the Government that a victim had suffered violence – have now been remedied. Domestic Abuse victims currently have to provide evidence that abuse had…

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FPH Law Solicitors merge with Ballam Solicitors

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David Garrett and Christopher Murphy, the Partners of FPH Law Solicitors are extremely pleased to announce that on the 1st July 2015, Ballam Solicitors have agreed to merge with them. Ballam Solicitors are an extremely well known and well established local firm of Criminal Solicitors.  John Ballam, the sole Principal, has been in Hamilton Square for over 40…

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Divorce – Mixing Marriage And Business

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Divorce is often a stressful situation for people to go through, but when one party owns a business, that business can be as affected by the divorce as much as the parties themselves. Most business owners don’t head into marriage thinking about doomsday scenarios, but when divorce is imminent, small…

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