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October 16, 2017 | by Charlotte Davis

Your spouse has told you the marriage is over. Whether you knew it was over or it’s out of the blue the news will still come as a terrible shock. If you weren’t expecting the bombshell you’ve just received, you...

October 2, 2017 | by Duncan Lyon

It is not uncommon to hear people questioning the need to take legal advice when making a Will. Many people think the process is straightforward enough to do themselves. Unfortunately, a high proportion of all homemade Wills that we have come across have...

September 25, 2017 | by Lucy Burrows

This Sunday, 24th September, two of our directors Simon Hale and Ben Bourne donned their newest running trainers and made their way to Victoria Embankment along with over 13,000 others to take part in the 2017 Robin Hood half marathon....

September 15, 2017 | by Lucy Burrows

Making a Will is an important way of looking after the people closest to you. In some circumstances, there may be times when you also choose to leave a gift to a charity in your Will. This week marks an...

September 8, 2017 | by Lucy Burrows

This week we are pleased to welcome Naomi Bond, our new trainee, to the firm to begin her training contract. Naomi, aged 22, has begun the final phase of her training, hoping to become a fully qualified solicitor in 2019....

July 10, 2017 | by Ben Bourne

Ben Bourne comments on the increasing responsibilities for charity trustees and the consequences for churches partnering with overseas organisations today. The responsibilities on charity trustees aren’t letting up. With intervention in or removal of charities by the Charity Commission for...

February 13, 2017 | by Lucy Burrows

A group of visionary women from Stoke-on-Trent have been successfully awarded charitable status by the Charity Commission. Their charity, Voice of Hope, is run by a group of volunteers and exists to support human trafficking victims. They describe themselves as...

January 12, 2017 | by Lucy Burrows

We are pleased to welcome residential conveyancing specialist, Kim Favill, who joined our Belper office on 4th January. Kim was at PBS Solicitors in Belper (previously Pyms), but before that worked with Derby firms, Nelsons and Flint Bishop. Kim brings...