It’s not just Manchester who get to boast a Pride event this year, now the local LGBT community in Wythenshawe can enjoy an event of their own, even closer to home.
The first Wythenshawe Pride takes place on 20th August 2016, organised by Chris Oatway, it’s the brainchild of The Proud Trust’s youth group, the only LGBT group in the area. And we’re pleased to announce that Otten Penna will be supporting the cause and the community of Wythenshawe.
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week (16th-22nd May 2016), a cause very close to our hearts at Otten Penna. We were over the moon to see Kate, William and Harry raising awareness of the new ‘Heads Together’ campaign on the news this week, and this year, more than before, we can really feel a groundswell of support and people talking more and more openly about mental health.
For any of our clients in the process of, or thinking of initiating divorce proceedings or bringing a civil partnership to an end, we have some important news to pass on. At the start of this week (21st March), the Ministry of Justice raised the court fees to £550 (from £410). Continue reading “NEW Divorce Fees from 21st March 2016″→
The Ministry of Justice has launched an investigation into an error found on an online divorce form used to calculate financial settlements. The error could mean that couples that chose to take the ‘DIY divorce’ route since April 2014, could have been open to potential miscalculations in their final financial settlements.
We’re pleased to announce that we passed our Specialist Quality Mark audit (SQM) this summer, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to the provision of quality legal services. This achievement reinforces Otten Penna’s position as one of the leading solicitors in South Manchester.
It wasn’t a run of the mill Monday today at Otten Penna as a famous face walked through our doors.
On set in Northenden, filming a new 3-part drama, The Trials of Jimmy Rose, Ray Winstone managed to turn Palatine Road into a gritty crime scene. Local businesses and homes had been forewarned about the filming and the presence of what may appear to be guns and robberies as part of the storyline.