Protection of Vulnerable Children

Protection of Vulnerable Children

 A New Compliance Issue   New requirements under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 add significantly to the burdens placed on community organisations. Writing this article has been difficult, and if a lawyer finds it challenging to explain legislation it is...
Retirement from Partnership

Retirement from Partnership

The partners of Bannister & von Dadelszen, Mark von Dadelszen, Jodi-Elizabeth Lett and Simon Wilton, announce that Peter Headifen retired from our firm on 30 November.  The firm’s partners, staff and clients will miss his wisdom, good humour, and commitment to his...
Family Court changes post 31 March 2014

Family Court changes post 31 March 2014

On 31 March 2014, how the Family Court deals with Care of Children Act matters changed dramatically.  Now, more than ever, the focus is on parties resolving matters between themselves if the situation is non-urgent. For example, if you and your partner separated and...
Elder Law

Elder Law

We are committed to providing expert legal advice in the Elder Law area.  The number of people aged 65 and over has doubled since 1980 and is expected to double again by 2036 as the “baby boomer” generation move towards retirement. With moving towards retirement come...