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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)
A lesson for us all regarding Wills
You leave an estate worth over a million pounds and don’t leave a Will — the taxman is rubbing his hands ! Click here to find out how Trigger got... (continue reading)
Full time Experienced Legal Secretary required.
Family law experience is essential, together with some experience of working in a Publicly Funded Practice. Key responsibilities will include audio typing, liaising with third parties by telephone, written communication... (continue reading)
People may have to explain decisions in Wills
A landmark court ruling has seriously undermined the right of people to leave money and assets to whom they wish, lawyers have warned.  A woman has been awarded £164,000 from... (continue reading)
Fewer estates go unclaimed
According to an article in The Daily Telegraph, the value of unclaimed estates has fallen by 60% in the two years to 2014.  It states that individuals who died without making a... (continue reading)
Buy-to-let clampdown
George Osborne has said the Treasury could give more powers to the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee to clamp down on the buy-to-let market within “months”. Mr Osborne told... (continue reading)
House price growth at two-year low
  The annual rate of house price growth fell to a two-year low last month, the Nationwide Building Society has said. Annual house price inflation fell to 3.3% in June... (continue reading)
Important News on Inheritance tax — Budget July 8th 2015
We are pleased to inform our clients that in the budget today the Chancellor has advised that the nil rate band for Inheritance Tax is to be increased in 2017 to... (continue reading)
Osborne to raise IHT limit for property to £1m
In the Budget on Wednesday, George Osborne will unveil plans to end inheritance tax on properties worth up to £1m. The policy will take 94% of people out of IHT... (continue reading)

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Newsletter Spring 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

The Legal Hour, which is broadcast Wednesday evenings on LBC 97.3 and hosted by Clive Bull, offered another scintillating hour of legal issues provided by the public and answered by Vernon Hadida, a senior partner at Thomas Dunton.

Subjects discussed this week include the following with approximate timings:

  • Mediation 1.25 — 6.25
  • Property/Renting 6.50 — 9.25
  • Employment dispute 9.50 — 13.00
  • Bailiffs 13.35 — 16.25
  • Children/Access/Residency 16.50 –21.00
  • Employment Law/Settlement 22.05 — 25.00
  • Mobile Telephone contract 25.10 — 32.00
  • Tenancy 33.30 — 37.00
  • Removing person from property 37.00 — 40.00

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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.”