Don’t Put It Off

Client reviews

We ask all our clients to complete feedback questionnaire at the end of their matter to see if there are areas where we can improve. We find that we get a lot of positive feedback on these forms from very satisfied clients. During a time where we seem to be only hearing negative news, we […]

Freehold v Leasehold

The basic differences between freehold and leasehold If you buy a freehold property then you become the freeholder and you own the building and the land it stands on outright, in perpetuity. Buying a leasehold property means you have a temporary right to occupy the property that you buy. This is defined by the term […]

Special Offer Lasting Powers of Attorney for February 2021

Brearleys Solicitors will be running a special promotion on Lasting Powers of Attorney during the month of February 2021. We will draft two Lasting Powers of Attorney for the price of one! This offer is not to be missed! Our legal fees start from £350 plus VAT plus the additional registration fee set by the […]

Another happy client for Emma Ingram in our Wills and Probate department…. for help and advice on your will or associated matters why not give Emma a call on 01484 714400  

Know your limits

Our litigation department get a lot of calls from people who have, unfortunately, left it too late to be able to do anything about their case. Usually for well intentioned reasons, but “A good intention with a bad approach, often leads to a poor result”. The law is full of time limits, and if you […]

Conveyancing During Lockdown

Following the government recent announcement regarding the latest national lockdown we would like to confirm the position with regard to moving house during the lockdown period. The government guidelines state that you can move house during the lockdown period as well as market and view properties as estate agents, solicitors , surveyors and removal companies […]

Domestic Abuse

Are you worried about domestic abuse? Given the uncertain and stressful times with families being forced together we acknowledge that there is a heightened risk of domestic abuse. This is not only physical violence but other forms of abuse from your partner. Often victims feel alone and do not know where to turn for help. […]

Coronavirus and Sick Pay

While the UK continues to battle with the Coronavirus, the following may be useful in connection with sick pay – • The workplace usual sick leave and pay entitlements apply if an employee has Coronavirus. • Employees should let their employer know as soon as possible if they are unable to go to work. • […]

Contracts of Employment from April 2020

From April 2020 all workers and employees are entitled to and must be provided with a written Statement of Particulars either on their first day of employment or prior to starting employment. Previously the Statements had to be provided within the first 8 weeks of employment and it was only employees who had such entitlements. […]