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New Appointment for Dispute Resolution Team at Brethertons

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Top 200 law firm Brethertons LLP grows its Dispute Resolution team with appointment of Chartered Legal Executive George Smith. George brings a wealth knowledge to the Dispute Resolution team, with expertise in dealing with contested Wills, disappointed...

Brethertons Expand Team of Legal Experts in Dispute Resolution

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Top 200 law firm Brethertons LLP expands its Dispute Resolution team with appointment of Susan Ellis as Associate Solicitor. Susan brings a wealth of expertise to the Dispute Resolution team, specialising in housing, leasehold management and residential...

Buying a house

Catherine Mackay
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Congratulations, you have found your dream home and had your offer accepted. What do you need to do next? 1. You need to choose a solicitor There are many conveyancing firms out there, I would advise to phone for a quote rather than looking at online...

Brethertons appoints new Head of HR

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Top 200 law firm Brethertons LLP appoints Christine Morran to the firm as Head of Human Resources. Christine who has previously worked for Thames Valley Police, Bibby Financial Services and more recently The Curve Group will be responsible for the...

The removal and replacement of the cladding on your building

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Who is going to pay for the removal and replacement of the cladding on your building? In the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, on 14 June 2017, the Department for Communities and Local Government (“DCLG”) issued initial written...

Purchasing property with a partner

Antonia Kirby
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In my 7 years in practice I have come to realise something; at the risk of sounding woefully unromantic, a property purchase is a business transaction. Full stop. Like purchasing shares in a business, buying a classic car or even investing in legal...

Selling your home

Fiona Dunlop
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“How long will it take to sell my house ?” is probably the question we are asked most as conveyancing solicitors. So how long does it take? If you like watching soaps, you may be under the impression that by simply signing a Transfer Deed...

Brethertons appoints new Company Commercial Paralegal

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We have appointed a new Company Commercial paralegal to our team of legal specialists. Sara De Rinaldis joins Brethertons from Meade King Solicitors where she worked as a Corporate Paralegal for over 2 years. She has experience in dealing with a...

International Womens Day

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International Women's Day (IWD) on 8th March 2019 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...

Sophie'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...

Starting an Apprenticeship

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Author: Charlotte Ogilvie 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...

Abbie's Apprenticeship Journey

Abbie Linzey-Jones
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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...

Probate Stealth Tax

Richard Dundee
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When a loved one passes away, your Executors might need to apply for a “Grant of Probate”. This document gives your Executors the power to close your bank accounts, sell your house and carry out any wishes you have given in your Will. ...

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...

Stamp Duty changes

Gemma Drakeford
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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is the payment of tax required if you buy a property or land over a certain price in England and Northern Ireland. There are particular thresholds which determine just how much SDLT is due starting at £125,000 for...

The Homes Act 2018 - The Grenfell Effect?

Kirsten Taylor
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The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (the “Act”) is a prime example of a piece of legislation which has been in the pipeline for some time however, it would appear that the tragic circumstances of the Grenfell Tower disaster has...

New Appointment for Serious Injury Team at Brethertons

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We are delighted to welcome Allison Fitchett as a Senior Associate to our  Serious Injury team . Allison brings a wealth expertise in all aspects of serious injuries law which will enhance the team’s nationally recognised niche spinal cord...

Religion and belief in the workplace

Roy Magara
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What do you do if you feel like your employer has treated you unfairly based on the employer’s own religion or belief? Naturally, you may think of brining a discrimination claim. However, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in the case of Gan...

Brethertons appoints new Family Solicitor

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We are pleased to welcome a new Solicitor, Priti Vadgama , to our Family team .  Priti’s experience is varied across all aspects of Family Law including, divorce, cohabitation issues, financial issues arising from divorce and separation...

New Appointment for Employment Team at Brethertons

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We are pleased to welcome Roy Magara as an Associate in our Employment team .    Roy brings a wealth of expertise in both contentious and advisory elements of the law including discrimination, whistleblowing claims, restrictive covenants,...

Proud platinum sponsor of the 2019 IRPM Annual Seminar

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Brethertons is the proud platinum sponsor of the 2019 IRPM Annual Seminar Brethertons is delighted to confirm it is the platinum sponsor of this year’s Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) Annual Seminar , taking place on Thursday 13...

Cost of a Death Certificate to rise by 275%

Sophie Forsyth
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Many people will know that when registering a death you can obtain copies of a death certificate for just £4.00 each. After the initial registration, it would cost you £7.00 to obtain each official copy. As of tomorrow (Saturday 16th February...

Valentine's Day

Liz Headley
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Well it’s that time of year again and for those more optimistic than me it can be a time of anticipation and excitement. What could be better than waiting for a huge romantic gesture from either your partner or your potential new partner? I do wonder...

Consultation on extending maternity rights

Kathryn Pickard
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I have recently returned to my role in Brethertons’ employment team from a ten-month period of maternity leave, and in this time I was fortunate in meeting a sociable circle of new parent friends.  During my maternity period (whilst adapting to...

It's National Sickie Day!

Kathryn Pickard
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Hot on the heels of January’s depressing Blue Monday comes today’s ‘National Sickie Day’, apparently. Statistically the first Monday in February heralds the highest number of sick days of the year in Britain – whether this...

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