House prices on the rise

There is good news if you are looking to sell your house. According to the Halifax’s latest index, house prices rose by 2.8% in the first three months to February. Their full report can be read here.

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Vernon Hadida’s LBC Podcast – listen again

Have a listen to one of our senior partners, Vernon Hadida on Eddie Mair’s LBC Drivetime show on January 25th 2019. He talks about the power of mediation and its use in the Brexit negotiations. Click here to listen to all of Vernon’s LBC podcasts.  

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An increase in complaint investigations into lasting power of attorney (LPA)

The Office of the Public Guardian have seen an increase of 50% on the number of lasting power of attorney (LPA) complaints investigation last year. The number now stands at 1.886, while 3,359 complaints were not accepted for investigation. The increase in complaints highlights the importance of applying for an LPA while the person has […]

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SRA Transparency Rules – we’re clear on price

The SRA have introduced transparency rules for their members. So you know what you are paying for and the experience of the solicitor handling your case. Good news for us; we have always been clear about both.

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A former marine sues the MOD over hearing loss

A former Royal Marine has sued the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for his noise-induced hearing loss. Mr Inglis served for 15 years, but left his employment in 2012 after having concerns about the deterioration in his levels of hearing. The MOD have admitted that Mr Inglis’ hearing loss is a result of his negligent exposure […]

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A lovely review from a satisfatied client

Our Private Client department received this lovely quote this morning: “Friendly, effective and prompt service” Thank you!

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Cyclists receive on average £8,800 in compensation from potholes

A study commissioned by Cycling UK has found that cyclists, who have been injured by a pothole, received an average of £8,800 over the past five years. This is significantly higher than claims settled for motorist. Councils have paid out nearly £45m in compensation and legal fees for incidents involving cyclists and drivers in the […]

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Good News!

The SRA have introduced transparency rules for their members. So you know what you are paying for and the experience of the solicitor handling your case. Good news for us; we have always been clear about both.

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Are you owed a Government refund on your LPA application?

Recent figures show that there is still £77m of LPA application fees yet to be claimed. The refund is owing to anyone who paid an application fee for a lasting power of attorney (LPA) during the period of 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2017. The Government error means that anyone who paid to establish […]

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2019 General Newsletter now available

Have you ever wondered how the law can have a positive impact on developments in your life? Read our 2019 newsletter on how the law can help you make informed decisions on some of life’s challenges; ensuring that you are in control – whatever life brings. You can download the General Newsletter as a PDF […]

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