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It Can Take Time

Life can be fast paced, we always seem to be in a bit of a hurry. As Stephen Dobyns put it “Each thing I do, I rush through so I can do something else.” And, that can be true of the law. We all want our legal matter to be be finished as quickly as […]

And Smile

Most people smile when they find that their personal injury claim has been settled in their favour, but for Mrs D that was doubly so, because settling her claim means that she can now go ahead with some expensive dental work needed as a result of the accident. Mrs D tripped and fell on a […]

ROTHERY INESONS SOLICITORS

We have recently heard that unfortunately the above named local high street firm has ceased trading. We are concerned that there will be many of their clients who have matters/cases with them that they now cannot conclude. As another local firm we are happy to help those clients as much as we can and we […]

Why Are We Different?

As a Partner at Brearleys I felt it was important for me to put down a few things that I believe sets us apart from a lot of other lawyers whether this be on an added value basis or simply the experience we offer you as a client of the firm. 1 We are competitively […]

Why should you have a Will in place?

James Shingleton (Cleckheaton office) and Emma Ingram (Brighouse office) from our Wills and Probate department are both Full Accredited Members of a national organisation called Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). SFE have released a video, highlighting the importance of making a Will.  As SFE members, James and Emma are recognised as experts in this field. […]

Lasting Powers of attorneys – Don’t leave it too late

A lasting power of attorney allows you to give someone the power to act as if they are you. The financial documents allows your chosen attorneys to deal with any aspect of your finances, such as selling a property, paying a bill and drawing money out of the bank. The health and welfare document allows […]

WHAT PRICE JUSTICE

If everything goes to the governments plan there will be a new online portal going live on the 31.5.21 to deal with injuries caused in Road Traffic Accidents. Compensation will start at £240 for injuries lasting 3 months of less upto £4215 for a soft tissue injury lasting 24 months in addition to a small […]

Don’t Put It Off

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 […]