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  • Outstanding independent praise for our services

    06 November 2014

    ​We were so please to be recognised by Chamber and Partners, in 11 different specialist areas. The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and give a solid, independent view of the legal marketplace. Read some of the great comments about our services and lawyers here.…

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  • Partnering up to get going

    04 November 2014

    One of the major challenges when starting a business is deciding what form your business union should take. There are various structures: sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnerships, company etc. and each can be great for you. That said, there is not a single model that is truly ‘one size fits all’ and you will need to consider what works in the circumstances…

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  • Trade Marks - Asset or Liability?

    04 November 2014

    ​When you have an idea that spirals into a commercial or charitable venture, your initial reaction may be to protect your intellectual property in that idea. This may be a patent or a design but in almost every case, you are well advised to consider a trade mark.…

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  • The Myth of Common Law Marriage

    04 November 2014

    The phrase ‘common law husband/wife’ is frequently used but common law marriage has not existed in England and Wales since 1753. If you are living with someone without being married, no matter how long you have been living as “husband and wife”, you might think you have similar rights to married couples if the relationship breaks down or one of you dies, but you would be wrong.…

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  • Better Together

    04 November 2014

    A Will is probably the most influential document most of us will make: it can govern everything we own and, in writing one, we get to make far reaching decisions about what happens on our deaths. Perhaps, more significantly, we also get to choose who will deal with everything when we are gone.…

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  • The Review - Autumn 2014

    30 October 2014

    The Review is a quarterly newsletter, keeping you up to date with legal issues affecting you and your family. Read this issue for articles and guides on the following topics: Wills, common law marriage, buying property with someone, trade marks, business partnerships and student lettings. Written by our solicitors, for you.…

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