We are delighted to announce that Camilla Lovell-Hoare joins Bates Solicitors. Camilla trained with a Top 100 Law firm and has experience in all aspects of private family law (contentious and non-contentious)
A marriage of many decades where a husband outlives his wife is a modern phenomenon which is set to increase. Equally, it is also the case that in marriages
A new fund is being created to help speed up the delivery of thousands of new homes across England. Housing Secretary James Brokenshire says the government is entering into a partnership with Barclays Bank to provide £1 billion of loan finance to help support small and medium sized developers. Support, ranging between £5 million to £100 million
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA?) A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document enabling you to nominate who you want to make decisions about your finances or health and welfare, in the event you are no longer able to do so. You appoint them as your Attorney.
An employer who told a woman that sexual advances from a Spanish colleague were just cultural differences has been ordered to pay her £24,000 compensation. The woman, who has not been
The National Landlord’s Association (NLA) has criticised government proposals to introduce 3-year minimum tenancies. Ministers say 3-year tenancy terms, with a 6-month break clause
The High Court has settled a dispute between two brothers after one accused the other of using undue influence to persuade their mother to leave him her house in her will. The case involved an elderly woman who moved in with her son after her husband died. However, she later wanted to move back to her own home in Cornwall. The house needed significant repairs, so she decided to transfer …Read More
Barclays bank has been held liable for sexual assaults committed by a doctor it hired to carry out medical examinations on employees.
A woman who was dismissed amid confusion over whether two of her male colleagues had mistakenly drunk some of her cystitis medication has been awarded £19,000 compensation
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