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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 […]

ALL CHANGE

We have a few changes at the firm in the next couple of weeks in that Kerry Cudworth one of our residential conveyancers is unfortunately leaving us for a firm a bit closer to home and this has given an opportunity to another one of our residential conveyancers, Aneeka Javaid to move to our Leeds […]

JAPANESE KNOTWEED THE SAGA CONTINUES……

Previously sellers of properties that had knotweed present on their land or sometimes on their neighbours land were trapped in their property unable to sell it. Its presence can wipe upto 15 percent off the value of a property. New advice coming into force this March means surveyors for mortgage lenders don’t have to flag […]

TIME FOR CHANGE

Unfortunately some relationships simply don’t last the test of time. When a couple are unmarried a relationship break up often leads to increased upset and anguish due to unclear understanding as to what happens with the family home whether it be owned by one person or both . At our firm Martin Oliver can help […]