making a Will

When should I make a Will?

Andrew Morgan is a Partner and Wills Solicitor in the Private Client Department and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or email am@stephenrimmer.com New year, new you? Why it might be a good time to write a will There is no denying that 2020 is a year which will go down in history – for…

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Christmas contact and Coronavirus

Mary Vogiatzis is a Solicitor in the Family Law Department and can be contacted on 01323 434415 or by email mv@stephenrimmer.com Christmas, coronavirus and separation: what are the rules around taking children away from home? For many parents, the issue of spending time with children at Christmas can be tense. Both parents want to spend…

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How to break a commercial lease

Mark Poulton is a Partner and Head of the Commercial Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or by email on mp@stephenrimmer.com Can I get out of a commercial lease early? COVID-19 has had a significant impact on almost every business in the UK. For many businesses, it means they no longer require their…

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Best way to protect your finances

Andrew Morgan is a Partner in the Private Client Department and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or email am@stephenrimmer.com What investors, savers and homeowners should consider to protect their finances At the beginning of the year, we could not fathom the impact the COVID-19 pandemic would have on the way we work and live…

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Commercial property landlords

James Regan is a Partner and Solicitor in the Commercial Property Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or email jreg@stephenrimmer.com Retail tenants should check the small print As a fresh wave of lockdown measures cut across the UK, retail tenants may be experiencing new concerns about how to pay the rent, but another…

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What is the job support scheme?

Steven Judge is a Partner and Solicitor in our Employment Law Department and can be contacted on 01323 434416 or by email sj@stephenrimmer.com The new Job Support Scheme – Your questions answered The Job Support Scheme (JSS) will replace the furlough scheme and will come into play on 1 November 2020. In this article, we…

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Can you still get a divorce in lockdown?

Kate Lacey is a Solicitor in the Family Law Department and can be contacted on 01323 434415 or email kla@stephenrimmer.com Virus transmission spike is matched by divorce advice spike    There are concerns that the latest spike in coronavirus transmissions may see more relationships taking a hit, after a surge in divorce enquiries following the…

making a Will

What grounds can you contest a Will?

Deryn Fisher is a Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution Department specialising in the contested Probate and can guide you through how to contest a Will. Deryn can be contacted on 01323 434416 or by email df@stephenrimmer.com During the Covid-19 pandemic, an increasing number of people sought to make wills.  But for those who were shielding…