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Supporting IRPM by sponsoring Legal Award

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We sponsored and presented the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) Legal Award for outstanding performance in its full membership exam to Stavros Markantonis, London East Area Manager of Millstream Management Services. Stavros was...

Finalists for the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards

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We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for three awards at the upcoming Modern Law Conveyancing Awards . We have been nominated for Conveyancing Firm of the Year in both the South and Midlands region, as well as National...

Winners at the Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards

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We are delighted to announce that Roger Hardwick , Partner in Residential Leasehold , has won both the Solicitor of the Year Award and the Regional Professional of the Year Award at the Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards . We were also highly...

Interview with an Associate (Technical Specialist) in Conveyancing

Karen Middleton
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Karen Middleton is an Associate and Licenced Conveyancer in our Residential Conveyancing  team in Rugby. We caught up with her to get an insight into her role and her time at Brethertons. 1. What are the key priorities in your role? Dealing...

Am I a Cohabitee or a Common Law Spouse?

Katie Phillips
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The concept of a ‘Common Law’ spouse is not a new one, but over the years the term has gone out of fashion so, I had believed the misconception was finally disappearing. I was therefore surprised to see the BBC using the term in their article ...

An Interview with an Executive Lawyer in Corporate Commercial

Ben Hancox
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Ben Hancox is an Executive Lawyer and Solicitor in our Corporate Commercial team in Rugby.  We caught up with him to get an insight into his role and his time at Brethertons. 1. What are the key priorities in your role? The key priorities within...

Finalists for the Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards

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We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for three awards at the upcoming Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards . The firm has been nominated for Solicitors Firm of the Year and Roger Hardwick , Partner Residential Leasehold , has...

Building your career - views from a new Brethertonian

Antonia Kirby
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Antonia Kirby is an Executive Lawyer and Solicitor in our Family team in Banbury.  We caught up with Antonia to get an insight into why she joined Brethertons, what Brethertons is like as a place to work, and her experiences during the application...

Interview with an Associate in Residential Conveyancing

Emma Morris
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Emma Morris is an Associate (Management Development) in our Residential Conveyancing team.  We caught up with her to get an insight into her role and her time at Brethertons. 1. What are the key priorities in your role? As an Associate (MD) in the...

Interview with a Senior Associate (Technical Specialist) in Family

Matthew Montanaro
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Matthew Montanaro is a Senior Associate (Technical Specialist) and Solicitor in our Family Care team.  We caught up with him to get an insight into his role and his time at Brethertons. 1. What are the key priorities in your role? Achieving my...

Interview with an Executive Lawyer in Wills, Trusts and Probate

Laura Stuart
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Laura Stuart is an Executive Lawyer and Solicitor in our Wills, Trusts and Probate team in Rugby . We caught up with her to get an insight into her role and her time at Brethertons. 1. What are the key priorities in your role? My key priority...

Building your career at Brethertons - a new Brethertonian

Iftakhar Ahmed
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Iftakhar Ahmed is an Executive Lawyer and Solicitor in our Residential Conveyancing team, Bicester. We caught up with Iftakhar to get an insight into his time so far at Brethertons, his ambitions for the future and his opinions of the firm as a place...

Recovering Tribunal Costs

Emma Simmonds
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In the Employment Tribunal the general rule is that each party will bear their own costs. Unlike the Civil Courts, the successful party cannot normally reclaim their costs from the other side. There are exceptions to this rule, if a party has acted...

Changes to Payments in Lieu of Notice

Emma Simmonds
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When an employee’s employment is terminating, payments in lieu of notice (“PILONs”) allow employers to pay an employee their basic salary (often in a lump sum) for the notice period which they would otherwise be required to work. This is...

A day in the life of an Apprentice

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Author: Sophie Kite This week we celebrate National Apprenticeship week by highlighting the stories of some of the apprentices who have started their careers at Brethertons.  We are proud of the investment we make into those starting their careers and...

International Women's Day

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International Women's Day (IWD) on 8th March 2018 celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and also continues to campaign for gender parity. In 2016, Lexis Nexis blogged about women in the legal profession stating...

Abbie Linzey-Jones' Apprenticeship story

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This week we celebrate National Apprenticeship week by highlighting the stories of some of the apprentices who have started their careers at Brethertons and the different paths they choose following completion of their qualifications. We are proud of...

Emma Farrow's Apprenticeship story

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Author: Emma Farrow This week we celebrate National Apprenticeship week by highlighting the stories of some of the apprentices who have started their careers at Brethertons and the different paths they have chosen following completion of their...

Sophie Gregory's Apprenticeship story

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Author: Sophie Gregory This week we celebrate National Apprenticeship week by highlighting the stories of some of the apprentices who have started their careers at Brethertons and the different paths they have chosen following completion of their...

Valentine's Fallout

Liz Headley
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Well it’s the morning of February 15th and you might be basking in the afterglow of a very romantic, loving evening where you were showered with compliments, good food and other gifts. You might be in a right old ‘strop’ because your...

RED January

Iftakhar Ahmed
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It's been just over a week since I finished RED January and surprisingly, I feel like I could do another month of running every day. The effect that exercising has had on me is nothing short of incredible - I feel energised and motivated to continue....

Gender Pay Gap update

Emma Simmonds
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The Gender Pay Gap has caused controversy among many and has been the topic of countless debates. It seems that the inequality in pay may be down to more than just direct discrimination, but due to a lack of salary increases for part time workers. Research...

Help to Buy ISA: Frequently Asked Questions

Lisa Mehta
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What is a Help to Buy ISA? It is a scheme released by the Government to assist first time buyers in getting onto the property ladder. A first time buyer can save money into the ISA and the government will boost the savings in the ISA by 25% on completion...

Clinical Negligence Scandal

Jon Rees
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NHS Federation spokespeople grabbed headlines today seeking to curtail people’s ability to recover compensation where they have been injured as a result of clinical negligence. Here are some of the points being raised: £64bn worth of ‘in...

What is a Transfer of Equity?

Sharon Invernizzi
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A transfer of equity or transfer of title is when someone is added or removed from the title to a property. There can be a number of reasons why someone may wish to undertake a transfer of equity of their property. For instance, they may wish to...

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