Personal Matters

May 22, 2024 | by Joanna.Shields

Ellis-Fermor & Negus Solicitors are delighted to welcome two new starters this spring: Chartered Legal Executives, Susan Dutton and Rebecca Green… About Susan Susan qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 1995. She joined Ellis-Fermor and Negus in 2024 and...

March 22, 2024 | by Joanna.Shields

The Renters (Reform) Bill: A welcome correction of the imbalance of power in the private rental market, or an ill-considered appeal to the renting electorate ultimately doomed to backfire? All that can be said with any certainty about the Bill...

March 8, 2024 | by Joanne Wilbraham

On February 29th the news was full of excited brides to be getting down on one knee to take advantage of the leap year tradition and no doubt many of those brides have already now started planning their big day....

January 30, 2024 | by Joanna.Shields

10 important steps that every Executor should take after someone dies When someone writes a Will, they will usually appoint an Executor who is legally responsible for their money, property and possessions after they die. Luke Smyth, Wills & Probate...

January 9, 2024 | by Joanna.Shields

The law around maternity and pregnancy rights is changing rapidly. Recent campaigns have prompted new legislation to extend the protections and rights of pregnant employees and those on and returning from maternity leave. Here is a quick overview of some...

December 5, 2023 | by Emma Mrvik

The run up to Christmas is an exciting yet hectic time, especially if you have secured a moving date in December. Should you decide, instead, to stay put for the festive season and initiate your property search in the New...

November 10, 2023 | by Joanne Wilbraham

In recent years, the concept of ‘bird nesting’ has become more and more common. Although often put in place with the best of intentions, it can actually cause more problems than it solves. What is ‘bird nesting’? ‘Bird nesting’ is an...

October 31, 2023 | by Joanna Bridges

Whilst the new no-fault divorce procedure appears straightforward, it is important to consider that the Final Divorce Order will only bring the marriage to an end. It will not bring an end to each party’s right to claim against the...

August 1, 2023 | by Joanne Wilbraham

Many believe that taking steps to protect your assets in the event of divorce or separation is a sign of distrust, however it can actually be quite the opposite. A prenuptial agreement is a contract between you and your partner...

July 31, 2023 | by fifteen

Recovering from an injury may leave you feeling anxious and vulnerable. Have you been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault? Are you wondering whether or not you can claim compensation? Our Personal Injury team are used to hearing...