probate

Probate Delays may Finally be Starting to Ease

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 Probate registries have been under a lot of pressure over the past few years causing lengthy delays for people applying for Grants of Probate or Grants of Letters of Administration. However, it…

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Coronavirus and commercial leases

Steven Judge is a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution Department and can be contacted on 01323 434416 or sj@stephenrimmer.com Advice for commercial landlords and tenants during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every industry in the UK, with many businesses experiencing a severe strain on their cashflow as a…

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When do I register a change of address with Companies House?

Mark Poulton is a Partner and Head of the Corporate Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or mp@stephenrimmer.com Critical reporting for company relocations during pandemic  A complex court case over conflicting dispute resolution provisions has highlighted a simple, but vital, takeaway on the importance of corporate reporting requirements for all UK registered companies,…

companies house

Why you need to get proper legal advice.

In a world where so much information is available freely online, do you still need the advice of a lawyer? A simple Google search of your legal problems can provide thousands of relevant articles, and perhaps a friend has shared information on social media that seems like the answer you are looking for. However, we…

divorce

Why divorce happens?

Ben Bradshaw is a Solicitor in the Family Law Department and can be contacted on 01323 434415 or by email bbr@stephenrimmer.com Was January really peak divorce season? Traditionally, there is an increase in the number of couples who file for a divorce during January, as well as an increase in the number of people who…

business interruption

Do you have business interruption insurance?

Mark Poulton is a Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or mp@stephenrimmer.com Pandemic insurance claims set for settlement following ruling.   As coronavirus continues its freeze on normal life, with strict lockdown measures back in place, many businesses will have breathed a sigh of relief…

probate

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…