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April 25, 2019 | by Grace Steele

When considering who to appoint for legal advice, have you ever been tempted by leaflets or an invitation to a seminar with the promise of ‘Keeping Your Wealth in the Family’. Are you keen to read on if an advert...

April 10, 2019 | by Beatrice Lowry

Welcome to the team, Kim Kirk We are pleased to officially welcome Kim Kirk to Ellis-Fermor & Negus Solicitors. Kim joins the Wills and Probate team based at our Belper office to offer advice on wills and estate planning for...

March 20, 2019 | by Beatrice Lowry

Often seminars and literature circulate with adverts for “Wills from £29.99”. They can offer a promise of protecting your family’s future. It can be tempting to read on but leave out the small print. Seeking the right advice from experienced and qualified lawyers could save you expense and hassle in...

March 12, 2018 | by Duncan Lyon

In a situation when someone dies without a Will, what happens next? Duncan Lyon, head of our Wills & Probate team, shares a story of a particular situation when Intestacy rules were implemented in the absence of a Will. The...

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...

November 11, 2016 | by Jonathan Potter

Imagine the scenario… An elderly gentleman has his family nearby, attends various social activities in the week and generally enjoys his life. But he finds getting out to the bank difficult and struggles to sign documents because of the stroke he...

October 19, 2016 | by Jonathan Potter

Stepping off at Beeston Tram Stop and into the brilliant sunshine, so begins another day as a Wills & Probate Solicitor at Ellis-Fermor & Negus. In just a moment’s walk past the church and the chiropody clinic, I walk in...

June 22, 2015 | by Beatrice Lowry

 L-R David Wells, Simon Hale (Director) & William Skinner TWO solicitors who qualified on the same day and decades later worked for the same legal firm with offices in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire are set to retire after 40 years. William Skinner...

April 30, 2014 | by Mel

We are pleased to announce the latest addition of Private Client solicitor, Jacqueline Lewis, to our legal team in Long Eaton. Originally from the Wirral, but now living in Bramcote, Jacqueline is the newest member of the probate team in Long...

December 7, 2012 | by Mel

Chartered legal executive Joanna Bridges has joined solicitors Ellis-Fermor & Negus at their Beeston office in Devonshire Avenue. Joanna is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, having qualified in 1996 after studying part-time for six years. After...