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The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024 A Summary by Brethertons

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Below, you will find a summary of each of the key reforms made by the Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024 (“the Act”), in the order that they appear in the Act (or close to it). All but four of the sections will come into force on a date to...

Brethertons Announce 20 New Promotions

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Brethertons LLP Solicitors, a thriving firm based in Banbury, Bicester and Rugby announces 20 new promotions, celebrating talent across the whole firm. Brethertons Solicitors are thrilled to announce the promotion of a number of their lawyers; including two...

Brethertons Solicitors Winner of the Modern Law Awards 2024 Client Care Award

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Brethertons LLP is delighted to announce that they have been awarded the Client Care (26+ employees) award at the Modern Law Awards 2024. Brethertons LLP has been awarded the Client Care (26+ employees) award at the Modern Law Awards 2024. The Modern Law...

Brethertons Announced as top Legal Services Provider at Property Management Awards 2023

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At an awards ceremony on the 23rd November 2023 in City Central at The HAC, London, Brethertons were delighted to win the Legal Services Provider of the Year award. The News on the Block Property Management Awards, which are now in their 14th year,...

Mark North re-joins the firm from 1st November 2023

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At Brethertons, we are delighted to announce that Mark North re-joins the firm from 1st November 2023 as Business Development Partner working alongside Debbie Phillips . Mark is well known and respected throughout the property management sector and the...

Brethertons Receive Ranking in the Chambers UK Legal Guide 2024

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Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate Litigation Teams at Brethertons Receive Ranking in the Chambers UK Legal Guide 2024  Brethertons LLP is thrilled to have been named, yet again, as one of the top law firms in the practice areas of Family,...

Brethertons ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2024

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The Legal 500 recommend Brethertons as one of the top legal service providers for Private Client matters. Brethertons LLP is proud to announce that we have again been recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2024 . Each of our private client teams has been...

Brethertons Support Tommy's As New Charity of Choice

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Brethertons Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce their new Charity of Choice as Tommy’s; a charity that funds vital research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth so they can keep saving babies’ lives and support people through...

Brethertons announce fundraising total for Goalball UK

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Brethertons Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce that it has raised a total of £3,316.95 for its charity of choice Goalball UK , which is a charity that aims to transform the lives of partially sighted people through the sport of Goalball . ...

Brethertons Solicitors Shortlisted for Family Law Awards 2023

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Brethertons are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for Family Law Firm of the Year at the prestigious LexisNexis Family Law Awards . Brethertons have been shortlisted as Family Law Firm of the Year for Midlands, Wales and the South. ...

Brethertons Named as One of the Top Private Wealth Law Providers in Oxfordshire 2023

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Brethertons LLP , a prominent legal services provider, is thrilled to announce its recognition as one of the leading law firms in the Oxford and Surrounds region for Private Wealth Law by the High Net Worth Guide 2023. The Chambers High Net Worth Guide is...

Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research Charity Support

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On 12 th July, Brethertons visited the Stoke Mandeville Spinal Centre in support of the Fish and Chips night organised by the Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research charity. It was a pleasure to support such an informative evening which, after enjoying the yummy...

Brethertons' Partner, Roger Hardwick, wins Solicitor of the Year award at ERMA Awards 2023

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Brethertons are proud to announce Roger Hardwick, Partner in Residential Leasehold, has won the title of Solicitor of the Year at the ERMA Awards 2023. At a splendid event on 6 th July 2023 in London, the News on the Block ERMA Awards, Roger and our...

Brethertons Solicitors LLP are proud to be a Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research 10th Anniversary Ambassador

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Every 4 hours someone in the UK suffers a Spinal Cord Injury, and as a result of their injury, many people with paralysis experience a lifetime of debilitating health complications. Founded in 2006, Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research (SMSR) is an...

Brethertons celebrates Linda Jones' 35 year anniversary

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Linda Jones embodies the closely held values of Brethertons Solicitors. She has dedicated 35 years of her career to the firm, working her way through several roles from Trainee Legal Executive to Equity Partner and member of the Executive Committee....

Brethertons Solicitors run London Landmarks Half Marathon in Aid of Goalball UK

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Brethertons Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce that Solicitor Victoria Lea-Holton and Paralegal Shivani Daudia have raised over £1000 for Goalball UK by running the London Landmarks half marathon! Goalball, Brethertons charity of choice, is a...

Brethertons LLP Solicitors thriving as they announce new promotions

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Brethertons solicitors are delighted to announce the promotion of a number of our great lawyers; including three Fixed Share Partners, three Partners, four Senior Associates, three Associates, and an Executive Lawyer. Our policy to promote from within our...

Brethertons Highly Commended at The Property Management Awards 2022

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Brethertons LLP was awarded the title of ‘Highly Commended,’ in the category of Legal Services Provider of the Year at The Property Management Awards 2022. News on the Block Property Management Awards recognise and celebrate excellence in the...

Brethertons Receive Recommendations in the Chambers & Partners Directory 2023 for Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate Litigation

Sophie Wragg
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Brethertons LLP is delighted to have been named, yet again, as one of the top law firms by the leading industry publication, Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2023. Their Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate Litigation teams have all been successfully...

Make a Will Fortnight 2022

Sarah Horton
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Brethertons Solicitors invite you to participate in, and benefit from, the support we give to  Katharine House Hospice  Make a Will Fortnight (3 to 14 October 2022). Please contact any one of our three offices in Banbury, Bicester or Rugby to...

Brethertons recommended as one of the top legal service providers in the West Midlands and South East in the Legal 500 2023

Sophie Wragg
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Brethertons are proud to announce that once again we have been recommended within six practice areas in The Legal 500 UK 2023. As well as these team rankings, four of our top lawyers have been individually ranked for their expertise following glowing...

Remember A Charity Week 2022

Sophie Wragg
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We are supporting ‘ Remember A Charity Week’ from 5-11th September 2022 across all three of our offices in Banbury, Bicester and Rugby. “Remember A Charity Week,” is about reminding clients they might consider including a...

Brethertons Support Goalball UK As New Charity of The Year

Sophie Wragg
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Brethertons Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce its Charity of the Year 2022/2023 as Goalball UK, which is a charity that aims to transform the lives of partially sighted people through the sport of Goalball. Goalball is a fast paced, action-packed...

Brethertons Named as One of the Top Providers of Private Wealth Law in Oxfordshire 2022

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Leading legal services provider Brethertons LLP, is celebrating after being named as one of the top law firms in the region of Oxford and Surrounds for Private Wealth Law by the High Net Worth Guide 2022.  The Chambers High Net Worth Guide researches...

Types of Spinal Cord Injury

Jon Rees
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There are obviously excellent medical references that can explain the different types of spinal cord injury far more helpfully than we can as mere solicitors. But the purpose of this blog is to explore some of the more frequently encountered aspects of...

Love Thy Neighbour or Pay the Price?

Emma Bush
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Whilst February 14 th is memorable and amorous for some, Valentine's Day 2022 was a lesson in “loving thy neighbour” for the parties involved in Prime London Holdings 11 Limited v Thurloe Lodge Limited [2022] EWHC 303 (Ch) as the first...

No Fault Divorce

Melanie Haslam
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The new divorce legislation which is coming into force from 6 th April 2022 means that couples will be able to obtain a divorce without one party having to apportion blame on the other. At present, one party can ‘blame’ the other, citing...

International Women's Day 2022

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International Women's Day (IWD) on 8th March 2022 celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and also continues to campaign for gender parity. At Brethertons we are proud of the steps we take to ensure opportunities...

Serious Injuries Guide - collaboration between solicitors for both sides to the argument - why it is important

Jon Rees
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If you have suffered a spinal cord injury – indeed any life changing injury – the chances are that if you have a claim for compensation, it will involve a substantial sum of money. We have represented clients where their spinal cord injury was...

What is an Occupation Order?

Poppy Harber
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An Occupation Order is an Order that a Court can make, under Section 33 of the Family Law Act 1996, to determine who can remain living in a property, or defining who can enter certain parts of the home, if parties are unable to agree. This is often applied...

National Apprenticeship Week

Lucy Brown
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National Apprenticeship week this year runs from 7 th – 11 th February 2021 and it aims to shine a light on the work being done by both employers and Apprentices themselves across the country. Over the past year, our four Apprentices have been...

Brethertons Solicitors announce permanent office location at South Bar Street in Banbury

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Brethertons Solicitors are delighted to announce that their once ‘temporary home’ on South Bar in Banbury is now a ‘forever home’, with ambitious plans already underway to expand and refurbish, as they continue to provide their award...

Brethertons Solicitors Support Refuge Charity in the Shoebox Appeal this Christmas

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Recently, Brethertons’ award-winning Family team supported those in need this Christmas, by running a shoebox appeal across their offices to donate items to Refuge – a charity that supports women and children suffering from domestic violence. ...

Brethertons Solicitors Christmas Foodbank Donations

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Brethertons’ award-winning Wills, Trusts and Probate team with the help of some of our clients and staff have been supporting those in need, by running a food bank collection in our Rugby and Bicester offices to donate to the Trussell Trust. ...

Brethertons' Senior Associate, Dani Green wins Young Professional of the Year award at NOTB Awards 2021

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Brethertons are so proud of our Senior Associate in Residential Leasehold and Enfranchisement, Dani Green, for winning the title of Young Professional of the Year. We are also delighted to be highly commended for Legal Services Provider of the Year...

Improved Diversity and Equality for all workers at Jaguar Land Rover

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Following the successful Employment Tribunal case of Rose Taylor –v- Jaguar Land Rover Ltd (Case No 1304471/2018) in September 2020, Jaguar Land Rover have signed an agreement with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to improve its policies...

Brethertons Support for Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research

Jon Rees
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We were pleased to visit SMSR – Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research - at the National Spinal Injuries Centre this week where we met with Charlotte Minoprio and Derek Cutler as their new fundraising year begins. Brethertons has a long tradition of...

Brethertons Solicitors Focus On Giving Back To The Community whilst they plan the Move into fabulous new Banbury Offices

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On the 10th December 2020, Brethertons new offices on 19 South Bar Street, Banbury were officially opened by Banbury Town Mayor, John Colgrave and Brethertons’ CEO, Alison McCormack . Brethertons vacated their Waterperry Court site in 2020 and are now...

Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate Litigation Teams at Brethertons Receive Recommendations in the Chambers & Partners Directory 2022.

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Brethertons LLP are thrilled to have been named, yet again, as one of the top law firms in the practice areas of Family , Personal Injury and Real Estate Litigation by the leading industry publication, Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2022. The...

Legal 500 recommend Brethertons as one of the top legal service providers in the West Midlands and South East

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Brethertons are proud to announce that we have again been recommended in eleven practice areas in The Legal 500 UK 2022, along with four of our top lawyers receiving individual rankings. Each of our teams that we put forward for ranking have been recommended...

Brethertons, Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research, Neuro Convention 2021 - and an Abseil

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Solicitors from the Brethertons spinal cord injuries team attended the European Neuro Convention 21 which was run within Naidex 2021 at the NEC (see our companion blog covering the wider Naidex event ). With two of our team about to abseil the...

Brethertons at Naidex21 and the European Neuro Convention

Jon Rees
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Brethertons were pleased to attend the Naidex Exhibition at the Birmingham NEC on 15 th and 16 th September – and the European Neuro Convention 21 which was run within the Naidex event. Naidex is Europe’s most established event for ‘the...

Is your Will valid? Will disputes are increasing!

Amber Morris
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“It was so important to get it right” – how local law firm Brethertons LLP kept “business as usual” for clients desperate to update their Wills in lockdown. Back in March 2020, as Covid-19 was taking hold across the UK and...

Brethertons is proud to announce that it has achieved certification from Cyber Essentials Plus

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This month, Brethertons is proud to announce that it has achieved certification from Cyber Essentials Plus proving its dedication to cyber security and protection from cyber attacks. Cyber Essentials is an official UK Government backed scheme that...

Brethertons Ranked as One of the Top Providers of Private Wealth Law in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021

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Leading legal services provider Brethertons LLP, is celebrating after being named as one of the top law firms in the region of Oxford and Surrounds for Private Wealth Law. The Chambers High Net Worth Guide researches and ranks the world’s best...

The New Domestic Abuse Act 2021

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If you or your children are in immediate danger, please call 999 and ask for the police.  You can also call the 24-Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247. After years of promises, especially by former Prime Minister Theresa...

Brethertons Renew ALEP Membership as Specialists in Leasehold Enfranchisement

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Brethertons renew ALEP membership as specialists in leasehold enfranchisement. Brethertons are pleased to confirm, that they have renewed their membership of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP), an organisation which exists to...

Thriving Law firm Brethertons LLP Announces New Partner Promotion

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Brethertons solicitors is delighted to announce a new Partner appointment. The business now boasts 25 partners and 87 lawyers, including Paralegals, supported by a dedicated team of support staff. All work together across and within teams to...

Brethertons Solicitors Announce the Appointment of a New Trainee Solicitor

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Brethertons are delighted to announce the appointment of a new trainee solicitor. A training contract has been awarded to paralegal staff member Bethany Martindale . The training contracts offered at Brethertons allow the trainee solicitors to develop a...

Thriving Law firm Brethertons LLP announces new partner promotions.

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Brethertons solicitors has announced the promotion of a number of lawyers; including three to Partner, three to Senior Associate and three to Associate positions. Joining the Partnership in the 2021 promotion round are lawyers Emma Crocker, Ben Foley, and...

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