News

Partner Dan Evans considers how to avoid the re-letting headache

08 Apr 2019

As a commercial landlord, the re-letting process is likely to be a stressful time.  Letting voids can be damaging to the profitability of your investment and getting the property re-let in an efficient manner is key.  

There is sometimes a perception that agreeing the letting via agents is the end of it, but in reality that is only part of the process. The legal documentation needs to then be negotiated and agreed. 

Associate Solicitor Promotion

08 Apr 2019

It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of Claire Nelson from Solicitor to Associate Solicitor.

Claire joined the firm in 2014 as a Trainee Solicitor and qualified into the Private Client team in July 2016. Claire advises on Wills, powers of attorney, trusts and estate administration and inheritance tax planning. She is currently an Affiliate member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and is studying for the Diploma in Trusts and Estates.

Michelle Collins, Partner and head of our Private Client department:

Leanne Riches qualifies as a Chartered Legal Executive

19 Mar 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Leanne Riches has qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive (lawyer). This qualification is the culmination of four years of dedicated study while Leanne worked as a Trainee Legal Executive and then a Graduate Legal Executive. 

Chartered Legal Executives study to the same level as solicitors, specialising early in one specific area of legal practice. Leanne deals with all types of residential conveyancing, including shared ownership transactions and Help to Buy loans. She particularly enjoys challenging cases that involve problem solving.

Bowled over to sponsor Norfolk Cricket’s High School competitions!

04 Mar 2019

We are delighted to announce that the firm has become title sponsor for all of Norfolk Cricket Board’s High School cricket competitions this year. 

Make paperwork your priority!

04 Mar 2019

Partner Anna Farquharson advises on how best to expedite your house sale.

Declarations of Trust

04 Mar 2019

Solicitor Claire Nelson explains why a Declaration of Trust can be such a vital document.

Making client feedback as easy as possible!

04 Mar 2019

Client service is the cornerstone of what we do as lawyers – so making the process of client feedback as easy as possible is really important to us. 

‘Digital Divorce’ - Beware the Pitfalls

01 Mar 2019

In May last year, it was announced that couples who want to begin divorce proceedings can now do so online, with the introduction of the fully 'digital divorce'. This means that rather than having to wade through a lengthy paper divorce petition, a Petitioner in a divorce can submit the paperwork online, as well as pay the Court fee. This is part of the government’s efforts to simplify the divorce process, making it more accessible to those wanting to divorce, and in turn, hopefully reducing some of the stress and worry for those involved.

Commercial landlords - so you want to sell up?

28 Feb 2019

Partner Caroline Linsdell offers advice to commercial landlords who want to dispose of their freehold interest in a property.

Executive Paige George appointed ambassador for local youth charity

28 Feb 2019

We are pleased to announce that Paige George has been appointed as OPEN Youth Trust's first ever Business Ambassador. 

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