Making it fair and square for all your families

Inheritance claims are on the rise, as family structures get more complicated with the increasing number of remarriages. Currently 40% of marriages are second time round these days, and spouses and children of both first and second marriages are increasingly making probate claims where they feel they have been unfairly treated in the will of…

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Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy

Stephen Rimmer LLP is a diverse organisation that values diversity and recognises the fact that people with different backgrounds, skills, attitudes and experiences bring fresh ideas and perceptions. As a diverse organisation we will encourage and harness differences to make our services relevant and our organisation approachable, drawing upon the widest possible range of views…

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Divorce rates rise for the over 60s

There was a time that the divorce rate for the over 60s was so low as to pass almost unnoticed. However, it seems that times are changing. According to the most recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the over 60s is the only age group where the divorce rate is rising. More…

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When blaming yourself just won’t wash

Mechanic fails in his attempt to win damages for injuries resulting from his own actions as sole company director   A motor mechanic who lost a finger working in his company’s workshop has failed in his attempt to win damages from his insurers, after trying to claim for his own negligence as the sole company…

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