DWFM Beckman Media and Entertainment Law ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition.

DWFM Beckman Media and Entertainment Law ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition. We are again delighted to have been recommended and ranked highly again in the Legal 500 2017/2018 edition for our work in Media and Entertainment Law. Irving David heads the Media and Entertainment team. It was noted that “DWFM Beckman acts for […]

DWFM Beckman Family and Matrimonial Team ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition.

  DWFM Beckman Family and Matrimonial Team ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition. We are pleased to have been recommended and ranked highly again in the Legal 500 2017/2018 edition for our work in Family Law and matrimonial law! The legal 500 described our Family team as having ‘a fearsome reputation and is making […]

DWFM Beckman Employment Team ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition.

DWFM Beckman Employment Team ranked in the Legal 500 2017 edition. We are delighted to have been recommended and ranked highly within the Legal 500 2017/2018 edition for our work in Employment Law dealing with Employers and Senior Executives! The Employment Team has been described as ‘extremely strong’ providing advice to senior executives across the […]

Cohabitation – what rights do you really have?

Cohabitation – what rights do you really have? Article by Rebecca Gunningham, Solicitor. Whilst society is changing the law has not yet caught up and therefore if you fall within the cohabiting generation you need to make sure that your assets are properly protected.The office for National Statistics has recently published data showing that the […]

WHAT DO YOU MEAN I’M NOT BRITISH I WAS BORN HERE – Is citizenship an automatic Right?

WHAT DO YOU MEAN I’M NOT BRITISH I WAS BORN HERE Is citizenship an automatic Right? A recent news item reported that an English-born joiner, 21, who had lived in the UK since birth and was “as British as they come’ was ordered to leave the UK because his mother was born in Australia! Mr […]

Intestacy Rules: The Importance of Making a Will

Intestacy Rules: The Importance of Making a Will The main purpose of making a Will is to ensure that those for whom you wish to provide will benefit from your estate. If you do not make a Will when you die the ‘Intestacy Rules’ will determine what happens to your personal possessions, money and all […]

Lorraine Wint – Thirty Years of Service

The partners at DWFM Beckman congratulate and thank Lorraine for 30 years of service today!  Lorraine joined Davis Frankel and Mead  in 1987 in its Queen Anne Street offices working as a legal secretary within the litigation team before joining the now Senior Partner and head of the Corporate department, Tony Mead as his PA […]

Inheritance Tax: Residential Nil Rate Band Allowance: a summary of the main provisions

Residential Nil Rate Band Allowance: a summary of the main provisions When an individual dies, Inheritance Tax is potentially due on his or her  estate and is charged at a rate of 40% of the overall value of the deceased’s assets and belongings. On death each individual estate is entitled to an Inheritance Tax exemption […]

THE GOOSE THAT LAYS THE GOLDEN EGGS – Will your buildings insurer accept a claim?

THE GOOSE THAT LAYS THE GOLDEN EGGS  Will your buildings insurer accept a claim? Much to the detriment of many home owners, buildings insurance is rarely given much thought.  Unfortunately, it is not enough to take out buildings insurance and trust it will pay out in the event of damage.   This is ‘risky’ business.  Whilst […]

Emerging Talent – How well are you protected?

Emerging Talent – How well are you protected? Between the 9th June – 12th June 2017, London Fashion Week Men’s celebrated its 5th year anniversary by displaying some amazing collections but more importantly its collaboration with NEWGEN. NEWGEN is a British Fashion Council initiative which supports the very best emerging talent. Its aim is to cultivate […]