18th January 2024

Webinar – Claims on relationship breakdown of cohabiting couples

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 1pm-2pm

Don’t miss out our webinar on claims arising from the breakdown of relationships among cohabiting couples.

In this 45-minute webinar, two family law experts will debunk the myth of a common law spouse, clarifying the absence of legal recognition in such relationships. Delving into claims between cohabiting couples, child provisions, and proactive financial measures, our specialists offer essential insights tailored to the unique challenges faced by medical professionals.

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Property Claims under Trust of Lands and Appointment of Trustees Act: Examining legal aspects surrounding claims related to property and real estate, navigating through the provisions outlined in the Trust of Lands and Appointment of Trustees Act.
  • Children’s Claims under the Children Act: Delving into the legal framework provided by the Children Act concerning claims related to children in the context of relationship breakdowns, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved.
  • Wealth Protection: Exploring strategies and legal measures for safeguarding financial interests, providing practical insights into wealth protection amid relationship uncertainties.


13:00 – Presentation starts

13:30 – Q&A starts

13:45 – Webinar ends



Register today using the link here.

About the speakers:

Katherine Kennedy, Partner
Katherine leads the Birmingham family team at Mills & Reeve and is known for her commercial and sensitive approach to often complex family law cases involving businesses, trusts and international aspects. Katherine is a “top notch forensically excellent lawyer…very clever and pragmatic.” (Legal 500, 2023)

She regularly represents medical professionals and their families.

Stephanie Hawthorn, Associate
Stephanie Stephanie is an associate in the Mills & Reeve family team and assists individuals at all stages through a relationship or marriage breakdown. She has experience in cohabitation disputes, whether involving children or not and has supported clients through particularly difficult domestic abuse injunctions.