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Free legal talk at Orpington Library
Tuesday 20th May 11am at Orpington Library — We will be giving a half hour talk entitled “Planning for the future” where we will discuss and take questions on: The importance of... (continue reading)
Full time Experienced Legal Secretary required.
Housing, Employment, general Litigation and Private Client law experience is preferred but not essential, together with experience of working in a Publicly Funded Practice. Key responsibilities will include audio typing,... (continue reading)
VAT to apply to downloads
The Chancellor is closing a loophole that allowed internet companies to avoid paying British VAT on sales of digital goods, such as music, electronic books and smartphone games. Under the... (continue reading)
“Clare’s law” introduced in England and Wales
A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been brought in across England and Wales. The Domestic Violence Disclosure... (continue reading)
Private renting hits 4 million
The most recent English Housing Survey figures count 4m homes as privately rented, with an additional 3.7m rented through “social” landlords. On the other hand, owner-occupied home numbers fell to... (continue reading)
Call to reform stamp duty
The ONS has revealed that the average UK house price reached £250,000 in December, tipping thousands of properties into the 3% stamp duty bracket. The news has prompted calls for... (continue reading)
Business Rate reform promised
The Telegraph newspaper reports that a £415m package of business rates cuts and infrastructure investment is to be unveiled by Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary. The package will include a... (continue reading)
Orpington Business Event on 14th February
Come and meet us on our stand at the Orpington Business Event on 14th February which is being held in The Village Hall by the Memorial Roundabout. We shall be... (continue reading)
MPs back new smoking law
A Commons majority of 269 has seen a ban on smoking in a car carrying children become law. The punishment for drivers will be a £60 fine or points on... (continue reading)
Business rates reform promised
The Telegraph newspaper reports that a £415m package of business rates cuts and infrastructure investment is to be unveiled by Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary. The package will include a... (continue reading)

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Thomas Dunton Newsletter (Autumn/Winter 2013)
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

Even over Christmas, Clive Bull’s Legal Hour programme on LBC 97.3 was still essential listening to thousands of Londoners. On December 30th  Vernon Hadida, from Thomas Dunton Solicitors in Orpington, braved the weather to answer your phone-in  questions. Now becoming a regular voice on the programme, here is a photo of Vernon in the studio taking your calls.

Vernon Hadida (LBC Legal Hour)

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