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GPs must report unfit drivers
GPs must tell the DVLA about any patients who continue to drive when they are medically unfit to do so, says the General Medical Council. The regulator says it is... (continue reading)
Only a quarter of young people will own a home in 2025
Only 26% of 20 to 39-year-olds in England will live in a home they own by 2025, down from 38% in 2013, according to research by PwC. A supply shortage... (continue reading)
What’s driving the “silver splitters”?
The BBC have raised the question of why an increasing number of people are divorcing in later life at a time when divorce rates overall have been falling. In 2011, nearly... (continue reading)
Free talk on “Protecting your family assets” on Tuesday 17th November
We will be giving a talk entitled “Protecting your family assets” at Orpington Library, in the  Walnuts Centre, at 11am Tuesday 17th November . Subjects to be discussed include: The importance of having... (continue reading)
Landmark victory for divorcées over lying ex-husbands
Two women who say they were misled by their ex-husbands and should get more money in their divorce settlements have won their Supreme Court fight. Alison Sharland, who accepted £10m... (continue reading)
Free talk on protecting your family assets at Orpington Library
Tuesday 20th October 11am at Orpington Library — We will be giving a talk entitled “Protecting your family assets” Subjects to be discussed include: The importance of having a Will and why you must... (continue reading)
Having a trampoline could land you with a £100,000 bill.
Having a trampoline could land you with a £100,000 bill. Insurer warn parents over huge cost if another family’s child is injured playing at their home Click here to read... (continue reading)
New Consumer Rights Legislation — are you ready?
The new Consumer Rights Act 2015 (1st October 2015) consolidates existing consumer legislation and introduces: New implied terms —  New rules of unfair terms in consumer contracts — New rules of... (continue reading)
St Christopher’s Hospice Will Week — 7th to 11th September
We are delighted to be part of this year’s Will Week and working with St Christopher’s Hospice to raise some much needed funds. Please find below details of the event as... (continue reading)
Information video on Lasting Power of Attorney now available
Hear Catherine Crabtree explain the importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney for Property and Finance on the first of a series of videos on the subject of Wills and Lasting... (continue reading)

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Newsletter 2015
Here is the latest edition of our Newsletter which we hope you will find both interesting and informative. If you would like to receive future editions by post or email,... (continue reading)

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Latest Podcast

When their regular legal expert was unable to take questions on LBC 97.3’s weekly live phone-in programme “The Legal Hour”, their chosen replacement was one of our Senior Partners, Vernon Hadida. You can listen to the complete set of broadcasts where he answers questions on a wide variety of subjects from the public or select a particular topic by using our individual directories for each programme.

Subjects discussed this week include the following with approximate timings:
  • New laws concerning dispute resolution over goods and services 1.30 — 5.00
  • Reputational Loss 5.10 — 8.30
  • Fly Tipping 8.35 — 11.15
  • Payment for training by agencies 13.55 — 16.40
  • Service charges for Leasehold flat 16.45 — 19.00
  • Fraudulent Car Insurance Claim 19.05 — 23.30
  • Payment for Self Employed person 24.50 — 27.45
  • Returning item on Ebay 27.48 — 30.15
  • Tenancy problems with Leasehold flat 30.20 — 34.20
  • Admission of liability in Road Traffic Accident 34.45 — 37.00
  • Renewing Tenancy Agreement 37.05 — 39.45
  • Smoking nuisance by neighbour 39.55 — 40.55

Listen to all the Podcasts »

What our clients say about us:

  • “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!

  • “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.”