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Overview of our employment law services

21 Nov 2019

Nearly every aspect of an employer/employee relationship is regulated in some way. It is therefore very important to ensure that both employers and employees are complying with the law. As part of Cozens-Hardy’s business support services, we are able to offer assistance with your employment needs in both contentious and non-contentious matters, in particular:

Contracts of Employment

Party Walls

19 Nov 2019

Chloe Edwards, Trainee Solicitor, explains why 'party' walls aren't always worth celebrating... 

Buying a property at auction - key points

19 Nov 2019

Ashlie Cox, Trainee Solicitor, takes a look at the key points to consider when buying property at auction.

“I live with my partner - what happens if one of us dies?”

19 Nov 2019

Claire Nelson, an Associate in our Wills department, considers what happens if the partner with whom you cohabit dies - and you don't have a Will in place...

Helping Headway Clients Get Ahead With Cooking

15 Nov 2019

We were delighted to facilitate a cooking demonstration for clients of local brain injury charity, Headway Norfolk & Waveney, at The Dial House on Wednesday 13th November.

Five members of Headway’s Independent Living Skills cooking sessions were shown how to plan and prepare bespoke meals that promote a healthy diet after brain injury. Each attendee faces specific challenges due to their brain injury; Executive Chef, Andrew Jones, liaised with Headway’s Senior Occupational Therapist, Angela Page, to tailor recipes to each individual

Andrew Jones said:

First time buyer? Act now - Help to Buy ISAs

23 Oct 2019

Leanne Riches, Chartered Legal Executive, highlights the 30 November deadline for new Help to Buy ISAs..

Lloyd Addison's Moveable Feast raises £24,500 for Parkinson's UK

02 Oct 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Lloyd Addison’s Moveable Feast, which we have sponsored for the past nine years, has raised a total of £24,500 for Parkinson’s UK.

In the closest result since the event started twenty years ago, The Black Horse on Earlham Road just pipped The Coach and Horses and Prime to claim the coveted Best Restaurant title, as voted for by Feasters on the night.

Jane Anderson, Senior Partner, Cozens-Hardy LLP:

Civil partnerships for mixed-sex couples

25 Sep 2019

It’s nearly six months since mixed-sex couples in England and Wales have been able to choose to enter into a civil partnership rather than getting married. For those of you interested in the legal detail, the change stems from the Supreme Court ruling of Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan in October 2018…

Welcome to our new Trainee Solicitors!

24 Sep 2019

We are delighted to welcome two new Trainee Solicitors to the firm.​

Ashlie Cox (pictured on the left) attained her Law Degree from Nottingham Trent University and went on to study for her LPC (Legal Practice Course) part-time while working full-time as a legal secretary within the agricultural/private client department of a local law firm. Ashlie starts her training contract in our busy residential property department.​

Important changes to Capital Gains Tax

24 Sep 2019

From 6th April 2020, all Capital Gains Tax (CGT) due following the disposal of a residential property will have to be paid within 30 days of the completion date. The new rules will affect individuals, trustees and personal representatives. Failure to pay on time will result in HMRC imposing interest and potential penalties. It’s important to note that this new deadline will apply even where no money has changed hands – eg when a property is gifted to a member of the family or put into trust.​

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