How much is Stamp Duty now?

If you’re buying a main home there is no stamp duty to be paid on the portion of the property priced at or below £125,000. So, if you spend up to £250,000, you’ll get the first £125,000 tax free, but will pay two per cent tax on the portion above that. Anything you spend between…

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Vacancy: Litigation Fee Earner

We’re looking for talented, confident, hardworking and highly motivated individuals to join our exciting, friendly and expanding Litigation Team.  Your role will be to provide outstanding legal advice and services to our clients.  We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic candidate who has a genuine desire for a career in law. You will need to…

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How social media could reduce your personal injury compensation

The objective for making a personal injury claim and recovering compensation is to put you back in the position (at least financially) that you would have been in had the accident not occurred – this is done by maximising the amount of compensation that is recovered for you.   The compensator, such as an insurance company or…

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Lois Shortlisted for National Award

Lois Dixon has been shortlisted for the Young Practitioner of the Year at the British Wills and Probate Awards. Lois is a Solicitor in the Private Client department at Farnworth Rose and is currently undertaking the STEP qualification, which is the global professional association for Solicitors who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. Earlier…

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The benefits of buying a new build

Buying a new build not only means you will benefit from a brand new home to live in, it can also provide you with significant financial and practical benefits when compared with buying an older or resale residential property. Below we highlight some of the advantages of buying a newly-built home, whilst flagging up the…

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