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Warwickshire Legal Aid Franchise Awarded

Simon Craddock
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We are pleased to announce that as of the 3rd September 2018, we have a Family Law Legal Aid franchise to cover the Warwickshire area with work being carried out from our Rugby office. This is an expansion from the Banbury office which has had the...

The Children Act on the Big Screen

Antonia Kirby
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A few years ago, I was very excited to read The Children Act by Ian McEwan – one of my favourite authors and a brilliant read. You can imagine my excitement when I discovered it had been grasped by screenwriters and transformed into a film. The story...

News on the Block's Hot 100

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We are delighted to announce that three Brethertonians have again been named in the News on the Block Hot 100 list! News on the Block is a leading publication within the property management sector and its opinion holds great sway throughout the industry. ...

Nuptial Agreements: Where are we now?

Antonia Kirby
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You will be held to the terms of a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement as long as it is fair. From the days of my studies though, and the early part of my career, I always had it drummed into my head that Nuptial Agreements were in no way enforceable, and...

National Surrogacy Week

Kim Lehal
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It’s National Surrogacy Week , raising awareness about modern families and about surrogacy. As this is a complex evolving area of law, it is therefore important that legal advice is sought as early as possible. Here is our legal guide to becoming a...

The importance of making a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

Anji Arkell
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According to Alzheimer’s Research – the UK’s leading dementia research charity – the number of people with dementia is projected to increase rapidly over the next several decades, mainly due to increases in life expectancy and...

Top Service Provider Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2018

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Brethertons have been Ranked as One of the Top Legal Service Providers in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2018 Leading legal services provider Brethertons, is celebrating after being named as one of the top law firms in the Oxford and Coventry...

Annual Staff Conference 2018

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On Thursday 5th July, Brethertons held its second Annual Staff Conference. It was a fantastic opportunity for employees across all practice areas and all regional offices to come together to discuss strategy, customers and get involved in team building...

Senior Associate strengthening Residential Property Litigation

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We are thrilled to welcome Bukola Obadun-Craigs as a Senior Associate to the Residential Property Management team, underpinning our strategy to deliver excellence to our customer base within this growing sector.  Bukola brings with her a...

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...

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