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Heterosexual couple lose civil partnership challenge
A heterosexual couple have lost their Court of Appeal battle to have a civil partnership instead of a marriage. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan challenged a ruling that said they... (continue reading)
Students take landlord to court and win
A group of University of Bristol students have successfully sued their landlord for deducting money from their rental deposit. The students questioned a £500 charge for cleaning costs and provided... (continue reading)
Free legal talk at Orpington Library
Please join us for our next talk on 21st March at 11am We will be discussing the following topics: •The Government’s new Inheritance Tax rules. Can you really leave £1,000,000... (continue reading)
Part time Experienced Legal Secretary required
Part time Experienced Legal Secretary required on a 6 month contract. We are looking for a highly organised legal secretary working for two days a week (Mondays and Wednesdays), on... (continue reading)
Free Legal Talk on 21st February 11am
Please join us for our first talk of 2017. We will be discussing the following topics: The Government’s new Inheritance Tax rules. Can you really leave £1,000,000 tax free ? Does... (continue reading)
Parents reluctant to leave everything to children
Around a third of Britons will not leave all their wealth to their children because of fears they will lose half of it in a messy divorce, according to a... (continue reading)
Ensuring an inheritance ends up in the right hands
Ensuring an inheritance ends up in the right hands In light of a growing number of inheritance disputes hitting the courts, the Times examines some of the steps families can... (continue reading)
Do you switch off from work over Christmas ?
If you have trouble switching into holiday mode, here are a few helpful tips! http://hrnews.co.uk/manage-time-christmas/ (continue reading)
Are you working over Christmas ?…the good and the bad !
As many office workers look forward to a long break over the Christmas Period, it’s important to remember that not everyone will be enjoying a long, relaxing break – and... (continue reading)
Using a trust to beat care home fees — be careful !
Should you change your Will to put your house into a trust fund run by a company, in the hope of avoiding care home fees ? Click here to read the response by... (continue reading)

Latest Newsletter

Personal Injury Newsletter 2017
Here is the 2017 edition of our Personal Injury Newsletter which we hope you will find both interesting and informative. If you would like to receive future editions by post... (continue reading)

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Latest Podcast

Two new programmes

Vernon Hadida, a senior partner at Thomas Dunton is delighted to be associated with Clive Bull on his Legal Hour phone-in programme on LBC radio. You can listen to the whole of each broadcast, or just select a particular topic, by clicking on the individual headings within each programme.


The latest recordings of two shows broadcast on 12th December and 4th January are now available. During the live broadcasts, Vernon is asked many interesting and varied questions from members of the public.

Listen to all the Podcasts »

What our clients say about us:

  • Catherine Westcott truly helped us beyond her duty and was always there for us, going that extra mile made all the difference.

  • “All very satisfactory, efficient and approachable. We now look upon Thomas Dunton as our solicitors”.

  • “Extremely satisfied with the service that you have provided. We will be recommending Thomas Dunton to our family and friends”. 

  • “Great patience and great deal of thought to ensure our Will achieved our complicated requirements. Thank you”.

  • “I found the staff I dealt with professional, practical and patient…helping to clarify matters and enabling me to take better informed decisions”.

  • “Wonderful and understanding of my circumstances. Guided me through the process and presented all the options in a way that I could understand”.

  • “Thank you for all your hard work. You have been amazing. I will forever be thankful that you were my solicitor”.

  • “The service was exceptional —  friendly, welcoming and sympathetic. I do not think that I could have received a better service anywhere else”

  • “I have no words to express my gratitude to your amazing work and patience”.

  • Thank you very much for the courtesy, care and efficiency which we have received from you and everyone we have dealt with at Thomas Dunton.  We made a good choice when deciding to go with yourselves!

  • Thank you so much for all your help for my family and I.  I am so very  grateful.  You’re  my little Christmas angels. December 2015

  • What you all do for people is amazing. You should all be proud of yourselves for putting a little bit of light back in my life and I’m most certain that of others. December 2015

  • “The firm give their clients very detailed and clear advice in plain English.”

  • Extremely friendly, did not feel that anything was too much trouble.

  • “Vernon Hadida is by far the best solicitor I have ever dealt with.”

  • “Extremely satisfied with the service which I considered excellent value for money.”

  • “I was very happy with the service. I was always able to speak to somebody that could help me when I telephoned.”

  • “Thank you for all your work on my claim. I am extremely grateful for your assistance.”

  • “Thomas Dunton exceeded my expectations in terms of both service quality and value for money.”