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Popping the Question this Christmas?

Did you know that the most popular day to make a marriage proposal is Christmas Eve? Closely followed by New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and (of course) Valentines Day. If we believe the results of this survey, we’re heading for the busiest...

Surveys, searches and why they matter when you're buying your home

Before making significant purchases, the majority of us will do some research to ensure we’re making the right decision. As buying a home is probably the biggest investment most of us will ever make, it’s particularly important to do a thorough...

Employment Tribunal Fees - the latest

You may have seen reports a few weeks ago that the Employment Tribunal fees have been declared unlawful. So what now for those wishing to bring a claim in the Employment Tribunal – and more importantly, what if you paid fees to make a claim? Why were...

Ten things you need to know about making a will

1. It’s never too early to make a will No one really wants to contemplate the end of their life – and yet, as Benjamin Franklin famously noted, death is one of only 2 certainties of life. While you may not want to think about your death,...

Get your Lasting Powers of Attorney right

In light of recent comments criticising Lasting Powers of Attorney, Karen Grimm, our private client expert, and a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, explains why Lasting Powers of Attorney still offer valuable protection should you become unable to...

Revisiting the key employment law cases of 2017

Earlier in the year, we listed some of the key changes in Employment Law that businesses should anticipate during 2017 . In addition to changes in legislation, there have been decisions in a number of important employment cases that have implications for...

Featured Vacancy: Assistant Solicitor - Dispute Resolution

We’re recruiting to fill a number of vacancies at the moment, both in fee earning and support roles. Our latest ‘featured vacancy’ is an Assistant Solicitor role in our busy Dispute Resolution and Employment Department. The role would...

Featured Vacancy: Private Client Solicitor/Legal Exec Staines

We’re recruiting to fill a number of vacancies at the moment, both in fee earning and support roles. This week, we’re featuring an exciting role for an experienced Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive to join our busy Private Client team in...

Rowberry Morris - recent fundraising news!

We've been delighted to get involved with some fundraising recently - locally supporting the Priory Primary School in Pamber End, Tadley, and nationally, getting involved with the Alzheimer's Society's National Cupcake Day. Charity Auction at...

The General Data Protection Regulations - what do I need to know?

In just less than a year, the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force in the UK. Although the main concepts and principles are much the same as the existing data protection legislation, the GDPR introduce new elements to data protection...

Featured vacancy! Residential Conveyancing in Tadley

Solicitor, Chartered Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer to join our Residential Conveyancing team in Tadley We are looking for a Solicitor, Chartered Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer to join our residential conveyancing team in our Tadley...

5 things you need to know about buying your home

Buying a new home can be incredibly exciting – but it can also be daunting. Many people end up feeling frustrated and out of control of a legal process that will result in the biggest single purchase they ever make – especially in these days of...

When has a marriage 'irretrievably broken down'?

Divorce after Owens v Owens A recent decision by the Court of Appeal has highlighted the fact that it is not enough for one spouse to say that they no longer wish to be married to their partner – the relationship must have ‘irretrievably...

Employment Newsletter by Anna Illingworth

Anna Illingworth Employment law specialist anna.illingworth@rowberrymorris.co.uk ...

Fibromyalgia - too ill to work? by Anna Illingworth

Individuals with fibromyalgia and similar conditions such as myalgic encephalopathy, or chronic fatigue syndrome and chronic pain syndrome can become too ill to work. Some of those people have the benefit of Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) which pays out a...

Protect your business domain name!

In this digital world that we live in, an important asset for your business is your ‘domain name’ – what you choose to call your business online. Even though we can’t imagine a world without the internet, the speed at which things...

UPDATE: Government scraps probate fee increases

On 19 April 2017 the Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order 2017, designed to give effect to the highly unpopular probate fee increases was rushed through the House of Commons. On the 21 April 2017 it was reported that the fees are to be scrapped ahead of the...

Co-operation is essential in divorce

Divorce is hard for all involved – and you may not feel like co-operating with all the legal procedures that come with the separation from your spouse. However, a recent case has highlighted that the consequences of not co-operating can be serious. ...

Government Reform to Whiplash Claims

As a result of the recent government changes there have been quite a few proposals discussed regarding motor accidents, which are not at all to the advantage of members of the public. This is a government response to the allegation that “there is no...

​Government's Response to ​​Consultation on Fee Proposals for Grants of Probate

​On 24 February 2017 the government published it's response to the consultation on fee proposals for grants of probate. The response sets out details of the government's plans to proceed with changes to probate fees to introduce a banded...
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