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Dec 2017

Merry Christmas from the Chadwick Lawrence Team

The team at Chadwick Lawrence would like to take this opportunity to wish all friends, family, clients and contacts a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We’ve had an incredible year of growth, but none of this would be possible without the terrific work and support of the Chadwick Lawrence team. We look…

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13
Dec 2017

Team Dispute Resolution attend annual Armstrong Watson Christmas Quiz

Team Dispute Resolution headed to the annual Armstrong Watson Christmas Quiz on Thursday 6 December 2017 to support Radio Air’s Christmas Charity Appeal.  The aim of the appeal is to help those children in the community that are less fortunate than others.  There was once again fantastic support for the event and, as ever, a…

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12
Dec 2017

First Time Buyers and Stamp Duty

The budget on 22 November 2017 provided greatly needed assistance to first time buyers in the form of a relief on stamp duty. How does the relief work and what are the rules? The calculation is fairly simple: First Time Buyers purchasing a property up to £300,000 will be exempt from stamp duty. First Time…

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11
Dec 2017

High Court considers the correct procedure for committal proceedings brought by a Trustee in bankruptcy

Simmonds v Pearce [2017] EWHC 35 (QB) (1 December 2017) provided a clear case of deliberate and calculated non–co-operation with the Trustee and of calculated attempts to obstruct him in his functions. The Court had directed that the respondent answer questions and to co-operate with the Official Receiver and the trustee, but he failed to…

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11
Dec 2017

Last Orders, Landlord? The Legalities of Premises Licensing

In an age of ‘pop up’ bars and restaurants, it often becomes difficult to define when licensing rules apply. What do we need? When do the rules apply? What type of application is required? These are just some of the questions clients, corporate or otherwise, need to know the answers to. Similarly, when a business…

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10
Dec 2017

Skilled Solicitors help strengthen Chadwick Lawrence Team

The Family Law and Property departments of Chadwick Lawrence have recently been strengthened thanks to the addition of top legal duo Martin and Susan Vesely. The pair joined the Chadwick Lawrence team in the summer, and are based at the Wakefield office. Having been previously based at Hellewell Pasley & Brewer Solicitors, the pair have…

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