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ADVERSE POSSESSION

Have you ever heard people saying “if you have looked after someone else’s land for long enough you acquire squatter’s rights” and then wondered what they meant by this? This is in fact a legal principle known as adverse possession. If adverse possession can be established, then a person who possesses someone else’s land for […]

Position Vacant

We are looking for an experienced conveyancers with at least 7 years experience of dealing with all types of conveyancing matters to join our busy and well respected conveyancing team. We are offering a competitive salary with chance to earn bonus on top . The positions are based at our Batley and Brighouse offices. If […]

Brearleys Delivers Knockout Blow

Very recently Martin Oliver a Partner at our firm has  just finished representing a builder who sued Frank Warren, Tyson Fury’s boxing promoter , for breach of contract . The case went all the way to a 3 day trial at the property and construction court in central London and our client was successful in […]

NADINES RETIREMENT

Last Friday we bid farewell to Nadine Pickard who was a very experienced and well respected member of our conveyancing team at Brearleys for many years. We gave Nadine a suitable send off at her leaving do in Brighouse where she has worked for many years and established a large following of clients and referrers […]

New Arrivals

We are pleased to announce 3 new arrivals at the firm to grow our ever expanding Residential Conveyancing Department. Giovanna Gravante joins us as an Associate at the firm having held a senior role in a large Conveyancing Firm for many years and we have also added experience in the form of Tricia Langton who […]

PROMOTION TIME

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Emma Ingram to Associate at the firm. Emma is a part of our hardworking Wills and Probate team and is based at our busy Brighouse office. She is a true expert in her field and a very friendly and approachable Solicitor who is very popular at the […]

Ban on Ground Rents

The ban on ground rents is now due to come into effect on 30.06.2022 The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2002 will restrict ground rents on most new long residential leases in England and Wales to the value of zero, or as otherwise known, a token “peppercorn” rent per year. Although the new law effectively […]

NO FAULT DIVORCE

Major changes to the divorce process will come into affect on the 6th April 2022 As of the 6th April the new “No Fault” divorce will come into force and parties will not have to, or indeed be able to, blame the other for the breakdown of their marriage. Under current laws, one spouse needs […]

The Time Is Right

Unfortunately at the moment it looks like 2022 is going to be a tough year financially in the UK and we are only in February! It may therefore be the case that the time is right for you to re-mortgage your property to try and fix your mortgage payments on a long term fixed rate […]

Secretary/administrative assistant required for busy legal practice.

Based in Morley town centre.  Dealing with the public.  Legal experience is preferred but not essential.  Conveyancing experience would be beneficial but not essential.  We are looking for somebody who is IT literate, confident, presentable and enjoys dealing with the public.  You will be expected to be part of a busy team dealing with all […]