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Going it alone... Watch out!

Sarah Moxon
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A recent case highlights the importance of litigants in person taking appropriate advice on their claims to ensure they fully understand and properly convey the claim they seek to bring. In the case of Liddington v 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, the...

High Court rules on office Christmas party punch up

Ewan Carr
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Can an employer be vicariously liable for the actions of an employee at a Christmas party? The High Court has recently held that a company was not liable for the actions of one of its directors at the office Christmas party, after the director in question...

Christmas Opening Hours

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We would like to wish all of our clients and business associates a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Over the festive period our offices will be open as follows: Friday 23rd December 2016 - OPEN AS NORMAL Monday 26th December 2016 - CLOSED - CHRISTMAS...

Why you should instruct a Solicitor in the administration of estates

Victoria Reeds
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When someone close to you dies, it is always an emotional and stressful time. Some people feel that administering the estate is a simple process that can be completed without the involvement of a Solicitor. This is sometimes the case, but before taking on...

Chattertons Video - Supporting Business

Simon Oates
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Click the image to play our latest video shown at the IoD Greater Lincolnshire annual lunch on 2nd December 2016....

I don't need a Will, I have nothing to leave...

Kate Twigg
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Time and time again, Private Client lawyers hear this same sentence, “I don’t need a Will I have nothing to leave”. The reality is that everybody has something to leave, even if they do not consider it to be financially valuable. If you...

Chattertons Sponsors Economic Forum

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Picture: Chattertons Chairman, Patrick Cordingley welcoming delegates to the Lincolnshire Economic Forum Chattertons Solicitors and Wealth Management were pleased to sponsor the Lincolnshire Economic Forum held at the Double Tree by Hilton, Lincoln on...

Autumn Statement 2016

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Click the image to read or download our newsletter on the 2016 Autumn Statement...

COHABITATION LAW IS FAILING 3.3 MILLION FAMILIES

Nick Robertshaw
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According to Resolution, figures recently published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the current law is failing cohabiting families. Resolution, an organisation of 6,500 family lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family...

Inheritance Tax and Main Residence Relief

Alice Morgan
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Nothing is more certain than death and taxes. Well, from April 2017 those two worlds will come together to deliver some uncharacteristically welcome news. This is an increase in the threshold, above which an individual’s estate on death is liable to...