Digital Legacy- Who Gets Your Passwords?

You’ve made a Will and it’s up to date. If you’ve been very smart, you’ll also have sorted out a Lasting Power of Attorney so that if the unexpected happens to you and you become too incapacitated to manage your own affairs, they will be safe in the hands of someone you can trust. You…

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When Judges Cry Foul Play – Ruling On Rock Star Prince’s Estate

The battle for the estate of the late great rock star Prince, who died in April this year, looks set to make any Jeremy Kyle programme seem like an afternoon tea party by comparison. Prince, whose death shocked the world, was a unique and creative musical force who had accumulated assets worth up to $300…

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Has Gwynnie’s and Chris’ ‘Consciously Uncoupling’ Started a New Trend In Amicable Divorces?

With Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow finally completing their much mocked ‘consciously uncoupling’ divorce this week, leading and award winning regional law firm Pictons’ expert family team have taken a look at whether it’s possible for ‘ordinary couples’ to achieve such an apparently amicable separation while also legally protecting both parties. Will Roberts-Phelps, a Family…

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Holiday Blues for Lowcostholidays Travellers

At the time of writing there are currently 137,000 very unhappy holidaymakers whose cherished once a year summer holiday has been ruined by the collapse of holiday firm Lowcostholidays, which ceased trading on July 15th when the administrators were called in. It was said that in the days before the firm went bust, its representatives…

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Appoint Your Digital Heir Advises Pictons

We all know how important it is to have a legal and up to date Will and the value of a Lasting Power of Attorney in case, at any age, you unexpectedly become too incapacitated to run your own affairs. However, we live in a very digital age with so many platforms that we use…

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Brexit and Flight Delays – Will You Still Get Compensation?

Easyjet is threatening to move its HQ to another European location, 1000s of trade laws and legal regulations are about to be examined and maybe overturned- where does that leave the hapless UK traveller post Brexit? Julian Ireland, a Commercial Litigation Solicitor at leading and award winning regional law firm Pictons says “We obviously do…

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Pictons Sponsors 3 Counties Expo 2016

Leading and award winning regional law firm Pictons sponsored and exhibited at last week’s 3 Counties Expo in Luton, at Venue 360, Riverside, in Gypsy Lane. The event was designed to connect business owners from the three counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire and help them to meet, share and explore ways of working together….

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Pictons Pink Ladies Race for Life In Aid of Cancer Research UK

Six willing volunteers from leading and award-winning regional law firm Pictons joined forces for the Race For Life event in Campbell Park, Milton Keynes, to raise money for cancer research. Adorned in their pink t-shirts for this women’s only event, the six were joined by Sophia Pearce’s little son Freddie, who gamely walked the 5k course…

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Pictons IT Manager Goes All Rock and Roll in Aid of Dementia

John Gardiner, the IT Manager at leading and award-winning regional law firm Pictons ran 26 miles in Liverpool’s recent Rock and Roll Marathon to raise money for Dementia UK. Rock and Roll is a franchise which has races all over the USA, with others in Liverpool and Dublin. John says “This is my fourth Marathon,…

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