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Juliet Spender of Fisher Meredith Attends Open Society Discussion Forums in Strasbourg

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Juliet Spender of Fisher Meredith attends Open Society discussion forums in Strasbourg on institutional racism and the European Convention on Human Rights. Last week conferences were held in Strasbourg, arranged by Open Society Foundations . Their mission...

Fisher Meredith Contribute to The Law Commission's Consultation on Surrogacy Law

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The Law Commission’s consultation on surrogacy closed yesterday. The Law Commission are reviewing the law relating to surrogacy and invited people to contribute their thoughts and ideas to the review. We at Fisher Meredith LLP are passionate about...

Stephen Hewitt Interview with The Brief

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Stephen Hewitt – managing partner of London firm Fisher Meredith – on his role and how the practice has evolved in an interview with The Brief. You became Managing Partner in 2000, so what do you think have been the biggest changes to...

Fisher Meredith 'Leading Firm' in 2016 Legal 500 Rankings

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The Legal 500 Series, now in its 29th year, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. It is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016 is now available to...

Fisher Meredith Pass Annual Lexcel Audit With Flying Colours

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Fisher Meredith have held the Lexcel (Law Society Practice Management Standards) kitemark since 2003. We are inspected annually and have a full audit every three years. On 6 th September 2016 we passed our annual Lexcel audit with “flying...

Legal Marketing Case Study by Kim Tasso

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Fisher Meredith: family law services and so much more I admit that I’ve admired the marketing communications of Fisher Meredith for some time – particularly the series of small transport posters that appeared regularly at my local train station...

Family Court awards restorative justice to wife following financial misconduct findings

Ffion Greenfield
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Kyeremeh v Kyeremeh: Family Court awards restorative justice to wife following findings of severe financial misconduct against Labour Councillor, Mr Matthew Kyeremeh. The Family Court sitting at Croydon has today, 21 March 2016, handed down the final...

A Moving Experience

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Stephen Hewitt, Managing Partner reflects on moving to Chancery Lane. Despite what is quoted regularly as the “death of distance “and the burgeoning growth of online business, the physical location of law firm offices remains an...

Eileen Pembridge and Louise Barretto attended two exciting events this week

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The first was an evening of Beads, Bangles and Bags organised by the Women of Influence committee to raise money for Cancer Research . This was held at the British Museum and was a deliciously opulent affair with the best champagne and company, all in aid...

Ricardo Mapp Dos Anjos joins Fisher Meredith's Property Department

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We are delighted to announce that Ricardo Mapp Dos Anjos joined Fisher Meredith on 30 November as the Head of our Property Department. Ricardo is a twenty year call solicitor with a wealth of experience in handling residential transactions for buyers...

Fisher Meredith in the Sunday Times

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Richard Busby , a Partner at Fisher Meredith has recently talked to the Sunday Times about the pressures and difficulties faced by cohabitees on separation. In the article entitled “Mortgage in haste, repent at leisure” by journalist Hugh...

Rachel Benett awarded the ALC's Outstanding Newcomer in the field of Children Law Award 2015

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Rachel Benett an Associate in our Children Law department has been honoured at the Association of Lawyers for Children Annual Conference with the award for Outstanding Newcomer to the field of children law. Rachel is currently on maternity leave and...

Zenati v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis & Crown Prosecution Service

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Andrew Arthur acted for the claimant in this civil claim for damages for breaches of the Human Rights Act 1998, testing the law around Article 5. It concerns the duties on the CPS and police to act with “special diligence” in releasing a...

Fisher Meredith LLP celebrate strong legal rankings

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The 2016 edition of the leading independent legal directory Chambers and Partners has been published and Fisher Meredith continue to enjoy high rankings.  The firm’s practice areas and its lawyers are highly ranked.  Here is what they say...

Fisher Meredith Walk the Thames

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On Saturday 3 October 2015, Fisher Meredith took part in the London Legal Support Trust’s Walk the Thames 2015. This meant getting up very early on a Saturday and walking very far! The walk was raising funds for the London Legal Support trust. We...

Fisher Meredith celebrate strong Legal 500 rankings

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Fisher Meredith again feature prominently as highly ranked in the newly published 2015 edition of The Legal 500 . The firm and its lawyers have maintained or strengthened their position in a number of practice areas. Firm Rankings Immigration: human...

Fisher Meredith is 40!

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It was 40 years ago this week that Eileen Meredith (as she then was) and Michael Fisher started the firm Fisher Meredith, from a front room in Streatham. Eileen is still here and going strong. In those days we had a part-time secretary, a typewriter, a...

SRA Diversity Survey 2015

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We asked our staff to take part in a survey which monitors the diversity within our firm. Out of 48 staff members, 34 completed the survey; 24 lawyers and 10 non fee earners.  This represents a 70% response rate, a figure of which we are extremely...

Walk the Thames 2015

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We are walking with Mr Justice Haddon-Cave to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust which funds Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and around London. The recession has added to the number of people needing free legal help with housing, benefits,...

New website, new look

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You may have noticed that things look a little bit different... Our new website launched last Friday, with a new logo and a new look. We’ve also tried to simplify things as much as possible, so that you can access our services and find what you need...

Lee Stafford joins Fisher Meredith's Dispute Resolution Department

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We are delighted to announce that Lee Stafford joined Fisher Meredith on 1 June as Senior Associate and Head of our Dispute Resolution Department. Lee worked at city firm SGH Martineau between 2011 and 2014 and was a Senior Associate in their Finance...

Q&A: Stephen Hewitt talks with LAW Absolute

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This month our Managing Partner Stephen Hewitt took part in a Q&A with  LAW Absolute , a legal recruitment agency based in London. In the Q&A Stephen spoke about what motivated him to become a solicitor, what advice he would give to lawyers...

Court of Appeal dashes hopes of separated spouses in "minimum income" visa case

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A long-awaited judgment by the Court of Appeal has dashed the hopes of migrant and UK spouses separated by the government’s controversial “minimum income requirements” (MIR). The UK’s second highest court said the requirement for...

BBC Radio 1Xtra's''Sound of the Police''

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Rachel Taylor, solicitor in our Police and Prison  department, was interviewed on the topic of stop and searches by the police on the BBC Radio1Xtra’s “Sound of the Police” show which aired on Sunday 15 June. You can listen...

Fisher Meredith Targeted by Immigration Scam

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We have been contacted by an individual who has received an email from enquiries.fishermeredith@gmail.com. The email attached a number of Home Office documents which are fake. Fisher Meredith is in no way connected to this and the email address is not one...

Jamie Phillips of Fisher Meredith Interviewed on Colourful Radio

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Jamie Phillips, solicitor in Fisher Meredith’s  Children department , was interviewed on Friday 28 February on Colourful Radio about the services we provide for victims of domestic violence. The full podcast can be found on  Colourful...

Fisher Meredith's seminar on Domestic Violence-current landscape, stalking and public funding

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Wednesday 26th February 2014 Fisher Meredith, 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT 6pm start with drinks, snacks and networking from 7.30pm Fisher Meredith’s domestic violence team are hosting a free seminar sharing the latest insight into the...

Second Speaker Confirmed for our Free Business Healthcheck

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Piers Larbey has been confirmed as the second speaker at our free Business seminar in Richmond on Wednesday 29 January. Piers joined the firm in December 2013 and heads up the Company Commercial department.  He advises on a wide range of matters...

Fisher Meredith confirms first speaker at free Business Seminar

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Amanda Trewhella has been confirmed as the first speaker for Fisher Meredith’s free breakfast seminar for Richmond and Surrey businesses at their office in Richmond.  Amanda is a recognised expert in employment law matters. ...

Fisher Meredith Add to Boost Presence in Richmond Office

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Fisher Meredith are delighted to announce two key appointments at their Richmond office.  The new members of the Richmond team enable the office to provide a complete service to business clients. Angela Dennis joined the firm in January 2014...

Fisher Meredith and Lornamead Targeted by Immigration Scam Company

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Fisher Meredith and Lornamead are being targeted by a scam company. The scam involves posing as Fisher Meredith staff members and offering immigration advice for a fee transferable by Western Union. We have reported this to the National Fraud Intelligence...

Fisher Meredith Accredited to CQS

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London law firm Fisher Meredith has secured membership of the Law Society’s prestigious Conveyancing Quality Scheme, the mark of excellence for lawyers in the home buying and selling process. The firm underwent a rigorous assessment by the Law Society...

Fisher Meredith wins 'Highly Commended' award

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Fisher Meredith received a ‘highly commended’ award for ‘Best Professional Practice’ at this year’s Richmond Business Awards 2012.  The award winning London based law firm opened its Richmond branch in early 2010, but...

Fisher Meredith nominated for 'Best Professional Practice'

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Fisher Meredith has reached the short-list of finalists for ‘Best Professional Practice’ for the second year running at the forthcoming Richmond Business Awards 2012. The award winning London based law firm opened its Richmond...

Fisher Meredith win £100,000 in damages for evicted tenant

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Judgment was yesterday handed down at Lambeth County Court in the case of Loveridge v London Borough of Lambeth, with over £100,000 in damages and interest awarded to the successful claimant. The award included damages of £90,500 for...

Robert Sparks appointed to The Law Society Immigration Law Committee

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Fisher Meredith are pleased to announce that partner  Robert Sparks  who heads their Private and Business Immigration department has been appointed to the Law Society Immigration Committee. The Committee review policy and practice issues relating...

Fisher Meredith LLP to support Dispute Resolution Week

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Award winning London law firm Fisher Meredith is to support a national awareness-raising week in September to promote the benefits of Dispute Resolution in  family law . Dispute Resolution Week is organised by  Resolution , an organisation of...

Fisher Meredith 'commended' for Best Professional Practice at Richmond Business Awards 2011

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Fisher Meredith has been commended in the category of ‘Best Professional Practice’ at the  Richmond Business Awards 2011 . The gala awards ceremony celebrated the best performing businesses across a range of categories. Fisher...

Dorset police apologise for unlawful detention and strip search of woman

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A woman who was subjected to a “humiliating” strip search by police officers has won an apology and damages with help from Fisher Meredith. The full story, published in the Bournemouth Echo, can be read  here . Stefano Ruis, Head of Fisher...