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Lee Adams becomes Partner in the Criminal Department

1st May 2012

Lee Adams joins Peter Hughman as a Partner in the firm’s Criminal Department. Lee has worked for the firm for a total of 10 years and has been trained by Peter as a specialist in complex criminal cases.

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Hughmans settle significant matrimonial case

Peter Black has achieved settlement in a case involving the tension between Restraint Orders under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and proceedings under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. This is a specialised area of law in which Hughmans are regularly instructed.

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£4.5m fraud trial threatened by legal aid cuts

Lee Adams’ comments as he addressed His Honour Judge Anthony Leonard QC at Southwark Crown Court on 14 November 2013 have also been quoted in The Law Society Gazette http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice/45m-fraud-trial-threatened-by-legal-aid-cuts/5038778.article

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When is a divorce ‘obtained in’ the British Islands?

Peter Black acted for a respondent in a case which considered whether a divorce certificate granted at the consulate of the Russian Federation in London amounted to a divorce ‘obtained in’ the British Islands for the purposes of section 44 (1) of the Family Law Act 1986. The Court ruled that the divorce had been […]

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