Contesting a will

18th April 2019

If you are a beneficiary of a Will which you believe the deceased was put under pressure to sign and you wish to contest the Will read on for some sound initial advice.   It is not uncommon for loved ones that thought they would be included in a Will to be disappointed when they discover they are not,… Read More


How to Protect your brand

18th March 2019

Having created a brand and a logo for your new business how do you now protect this and stop others copying it ? Business owners commonly create and invent literary and artistic works (such as symbols, names and images) that are used to identify and promote their company. These devices can be a valuable asset of the business and, in many… Read More



Employment Law Update

15th February 2018

5 Key Dates and Changes in 2018 1. Gender Pay Gap Reporting To address the gender pay gap, the Government has introduced a new requirement for all large organisations (those with 250 or more employees) to publish statutory calculations each year including the difference in hourly earnings between male and female employees as well as the gap in bonus pay. Public sector employers must… Read More


Use a solicitor or an on-line DIY facility? You decide...

21st February 2017

Sue Brakell, our Private Client Solicitor with over 30 years’ experience flags up the dangers of DIY legal forms: Over the past few years there has been a rapidly growing market for DIY legal forms that allow people to create legally binding documents through online tools and shop-bought kits.  The latest documents to be marketed in this way are… Read More