Welcome to Ince Podcasts - a series of podcasts presented by various members of our legal teams. These podcasts include industry insights into a range of different sectors and services as our experts delve deep into current issues.
Smart Talk: Is climate change litigation here to stay?
In our latest 'Smart Talk' energy sector podcast, our experienced partners Chris Kidd and Stuart McAlpine discuss the global trends in climate change litigation, the legal and practical significance of these trends and the impact on oil and gas companies as well as those in the renewables sector.
Seller of defective goods entitled to maintain claim for price
In this case, the Sellers were able to claim payment for goods delivered, notwithstanding that they were alleged to be defective and the sale contract contained a retention of title clause.
In this podcast, Monika Humphreys-Davies, Senior Associate, discusses the decision.
“Zoned out”: Court confirms applicable time zone for notification of demurrage claims
The Court has considered which time zone applies to determine the date of completion of discharge for the purposes of deciding whether notification of a demurrage claim was made too late.
In this podcast, Monika Humphreys-Davies reviews the decision and explains why the Court held that it was the time zone at the place of discharge.
A review of the recent conviction by the SFO of Petrofac
Gillie Belsham, Joint Head of the Energy & InfrastructureColette Kelly, Financial Crime PartnerOur first session in the Smart Talk series features Gillie Belsham, Joint Head of the Energy & Infrastructure, and Colette Kelly, Financial Crime Partner. In this episode, they review the Serious Fraud Office's recent conviction of Petrofac Limited for failing to prevent bribery, and examine the possible implications of the conviction for other companies in the energy market.
Family Matters episode 5: Divorce & Children
Guest Starring: Susan J Williams
Host: Mili Sandifer-Smith
Topics: Divorce; Dissolution; Parental Responsibility; Child Arrangement Orders; Children; Separation; Mediation; Court Applications; Custody; Residence and Contact; Marriage; Civil Partnership; Mothers and Fathers; Private Law; Welfare Checklist; Child Maintenance; Relationships; Co-Parenting; CAFCASS
In the fifth episode of “Family Matters” we are joined by Susan Williams who sheds light on agreements between separating couples regarding their children.
We start by breaking down the concept of Parental Responsibility in order for separating couples to start their journey to co-parent their children effectively. For those who opting for the Court route in order to obtain a Child Arrangements Order, there are many factors to be considered known as the ‘welfare checklist’; whereby decisions are made in the best interest of the child or children. We discuss how gender may play a role in these decisions and the importance of early advice.
https://www.gov.uk/parental-rights-responsibilitieshttps://www.gov.uk/looking-after-children-divorce https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/topics/family-and-childrenhttps://childlawadvice.org.uk/information-pages/explaining-the-legality-of-a-child-arrangements-order/ https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/commentary-and-opinion/supporting-families-in-conflict/5110584.article
Family Matters episode 4: Divorce and finances
Guest Starring: Sharon Priday and Andrew Williams
Host: Mili Sandifer-Smith, Ince
Topics: Divorce; Matrimonial Finances; Private Wealth; Matrimonial Assets; Asset and Financial Protection; Financial Disclosure; Separation; Wills; Income Tax; Inheritance Tax; Capital Gains Tax; Property
In the fourth episode of “Family matters”, Sharon Priday, Managing Associate, and Andrew Williams, Managing Associate come together to bring you both the family and the private wealth legal perspective on matrimonial finances.
Sharon provides us with an overview of the matrimonial financial process to include when you could be protecting your wealth and how best to do this. We discuss the financial disclosure of pensions, medical records, business records, and inheritance. Andrew delivers persuasive points for separating couples to consider in terms of their Wills and how they hold their property. He also gives us an overview of how Capital Gains Tax and Income Tax can play an important role in the matrimonial financial process.
Ince – https://www.incegd.com/en/services/family-matrimonial
Ince - https://www.incegd.com/en/news-insights/family-demystifying-wills
Ince - https://www.incegd.com/en/news-insights/married-separated-or-divorced-how-does-your-marital-status-affect-your-tax-treatment
Citizens Advice - https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/family/sorting-out-money/benefits-and-help-with-council-tax-when-you-separate/
Divorce Online - https://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/tax-rules-on-divorce/
HMRC - https://www.gov.uk/tell-hmrc-change-of-details/relationship-or-family-changes