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Please treat the contents of our blogs as general guidance only. Please do not take any action based on their contents unless you have sought specific legal advice. Brethertons cannot accept responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies, loss or damage in circumstances where there is no formal retainer between us and we have not given you personal and specific advice relating to a matter for which you have given us full background details.  You must also bear in mind that the contents of our blogs are based on English Law, and because they contain archival material, that material is likely to go out of date. Therefore, it is important to consider the date that the blog was posted. Please also remember that the laws may differ in different Jurisdictions.

Spotlight On..A New Brethertonian

Rebecca Cross
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Author: Rebecca Cross, Family 1.       How long have you been at Brethertons? I started on 14 th October 2019 2.       Why did you join Brethertons?  I saw the advertisement for...

Whistleblowing protections - Who? What? When?

Roy Magara
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You might have seen in the recent press reports on the Supreme Court case of District Judge Claire Gilham, whom the SC found to be a ‘worker’. This important categorisation of her employment status has established her full...

Spotlight on..An Associate

Pasqualina Marcucci
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Author: Pasqualina Marcucci - Residential Conveyancing 1.          How long have you been at Brethertons?             A little over six years. I will be...

Spotlight on..Careers in Wills, Trusts and Probate

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At Brethertons we are proud to have an award winning Wills, Trusts and Probate team operating out of all 3 offices; Banbury, Bicester and Rugby. Our lawyers specialise in giving clear, pragmatic advice on the personal affairs of customers. We are empathetic...

Spotlight on..A New Brethertonian

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Author: Tas Harknett, Financial Controller 1. How long have you been at Brethertons? I have been at Brethertons for just under two months! 2. Why did you join Brethertons?  I joined because I wanted to work in a new industry and working in the...

Spotlight on... An Executive Lawyer

Annabel Burchett
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Author: Annabel Burchett - Wills, Trusts & Probate 1. How long have you been at Brethertons? I have been working at Brethertons since October 2018.    2. What career path have you taken so far? I undertook my law degree at the...

Spotlight on...Careers in Residential Conveyancing

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At Brethertons we are proud to have an award winning Residential Conveyancing department, operating out of all 3 offices; Banbury , Bicester and Rugby . We believe our conveyancing services stand out from the crowd by focusing greatly on customer care...

New Associate Joins Residential Leasehold Team at Brethertons

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This week, Brethertons is delighted to welcome new Associate, Verity McMahon to its experienced Enfranchisement and Residential Leasehold Law team.      Verity joins Brethertons from Adcocks Solicitors Limited where she was a Leasehold...

New Year Resolutions For Business People

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  Every year without fail millions of people make New Year's resolutions, most of which will be broken by 5 th January. An easy way to keep a New Year resolution is to make one that will benefit your business. During the course of the year,...

Why Business People Need To Make A Will

Sarah Horton
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If you want an easy to keep New Year resolution, make one that you know makes sense, have probably been putting off for years and that will benefit your business. A significant number of people never make a Will even though we have all heard the saying...

Key Considerations for Tenants before signing a Commercial Lease

Bejul Lakhani-Lever
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When agreeing terms of a Commercial Lease with your Landlord, some matters such as rent, the extent of the property being let and the term of the lease are ordinarily addressed, however often other equally important terms are not addressed in the level of...

Commercial Lease Renewals - Be Prepared For When The End Is Nigh!

Julia McVeigh
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When a commercial lease is coming up for a renewal it can now present the Tenant/Lessee with an interesting and possibly lucrative opportunity. It could also prove to be unusually expensive! When considering a Lease renewal, you firstly need to know which...

Directors Duties - Stick Your Nose In Your Own Business!

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There is often a misconception that once someone is appointed director of a limited company they can pretty much act as they please. It is not that simple. This blog post seeks to explain a little about some of the issues that arise when taking on the...

What if my ex and I cannot agree which school our child should go to?

Amanda Jacober
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Once parties separate there is sometimes a disagreement as to which school their child should attend, particularly if the separation results in a child’s address changing or if parents have separated some time before a child starts school.  A...

New Partner Joins Brethertons Wills, Trusts and Probate Team

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This week, Brethertons welcomes new partner, Sarah Horton to its experienced Wills, Trusts and Probate team.  Sarah joins Brethertons from Johnson & Gaunt where she was a Head of the Wills, Trusts and Probate department. Sarah has over 10...

Why Resolution is beneficial for separating families in more ways than one?

Melanie Tubbs
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All of our lawyers here at Brethertons are encouraged to be members of Resolution.  But what does that mean for our customers?   Resolution is a body of family law professionals who promote dealing with family law in a constructive and...

Happy Halloween! Now let's talk about Christmas...

Kathryn Pickard
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The clocks have changed and autumn is well and truly underway; bringing soggy leaves and (already!) pink, frosty mornings.  It’s an exciting time of year, with its pops and bangs and sparkle and parties… Or is it?  Perhaps...

Whistleblowing protections - Who? What? When?

Kathryn Pickard
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You might have seen in the recent press reports on the Supreme Court case of District Judge Claire Gilham, whom the SC found to be a ‘worker’.  This important categorisation of her employment status has established her full...

How do I enforce my Child Arrangements Order?

Jemma Bryans
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A problem that can unfortunately arise from having the benefit of a Child Arrangements Order is when a parent or other individual named in the order fails to comply with the provisions of the order. To apply to enforce your Child Arrangements Order you must...

Brethertons picks up three awards at the ESTAS Conveyancer Awards 2019

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  Leading legal services provider Brethertons LLP, is celebrating after winning three awards at the ESTAS Conveyancer Awards 2019.   The ESTAS Awards which took place on Friday 18 th October in London, determine the best conveyancing firms in...

Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate Litigation teams at Brethertons Highly Rated in Midlands and Thames Valley

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Leading legal services provider, Brethertons LLP, is celebrating after being named as one of the top law firms in the Midlands and Thames Valley by one of the leading industry publications, Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2020. The Chambers and Partners UK...

The Office of The Public Guardian announces a further Refund Scheme for Deputyship fees

Veronica Male
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  It was only in February 2018 that after a review the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) announced that having reviewed their fees, they had overcharged on the registration fee for Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney from 01/04/2013 to 31/03/2017...

Berks Bucks and Oxon Law Society Legal Excellence Awards 2019

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We are delighted to announce that  Roger Hardwick , Partner and specialist Enfranchisement and Residential Leasehold solicitor  has won the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ at the Berks Bucks and Oxon (BB &O) Law Society awards . The...

Brethertons Rated One of the Top Legal Service Providers in the Legal 500 UK

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Brethertons was rated one of the top legal service providers in the West Midlands and South East regions. We are delighted to announce that Brethertons has again been recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2020, with a remarkable 12 teams receiving...

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