The importance of establishing land rights

When a parcel of land is sold, the seller will often retain rights relating to the passage of services over, under and through the land being transferred. These are known as easements, and can include things like rights of drainage or utilities. Equally, the buyer will usually be granted the same or similar rights over…

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Congratulations to Lois!

We’re delighted to announce that Lois Dixon has passed her first STEP exam Certificate in Trusts and Estates with distinction. STEP is the global professional association for Solicitors who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. Members of STEP are highly trained and experienced in this complex area of law. Lois, who is already a…

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The importance of putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

The importance of putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney cannot be underestimated, especially during the ongoing pandemic with the risk of any one of us or our loved ones becoming critically ill. Indeed, this has been the recent plight of television host, Kate Garraway, who has endured a prolonged period of her husband…

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No fault divorce is finally due to come into force

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 due to come into force in April 2022, is set to revolutionise the way in which couples can dissolve their marriage with the long overdue introduction of no-fault divorce in England and Wales. As the law currently stands, one spouse has to initiate the process of filing for…

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Emma Moore Wins Prestigious Award

Farnworth Rose Solicitors are celebrating after their Head of Residential Property, Emma Moore, won the Conveyancer of the Year Award at the British Conveyancing Awards 2021. Up against stiff competition from across England and Wales the judges commented that she had gone above and beyond and were impressed by her commitment to personal development during…

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