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Dan Fielding-Smith – a ‘face’ of the Law Society

Posted on May 12, 2017

The Partners would like to congratulate Dan Fielding-Smith to feature as one of the ‘faces’ in the upcoming Law Society Brand Campaign for 2017.

Divorce with ‘stratospheric’ costs in £64m settlement

Posted on April 13, 2017

The non-executive chairman of Laura Ashley Holdings, Khoo Kay Peng, has been ordered to pay now ex-wife, Pauline Chai, former beauty queen, £64 million in one of the biggest divorce settlements in the UK courts.

Ban on term time holidays upheld

Posted on April 06, 2017

The controversial issue of whether children should be allowed to go on holiday during term-time took another twist today when the Supreme Court upheld the ban. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court upheld the fine imposed on a father, Mr Platt, for taking his child out of school for an unauthorised holiday in April … Continue reading “Ban on term time holidays upheld”

Trapped in a Loveless Marriage

Posted on March 30, 2017

The landmark ruling in Owens v Owens last week again raises the question of whether the current law on divorce needs to be reviewed and a ‘no-fault’ option be introduced. In this case, the appellant wife, Mrs Owens, was refused her appeal to be granted a divorce from her husband.  The couple have been married … Continue reading “Trapped in a Loveless Marriage”

Article 50 and the implications on UK Employment Law

Posted on March 29, 2017

The triggering of Article 50 has left many questions on the implications of this decision for workers and employers in the UK. Currently, EU citizens can live and work in the UK without the need for work permits or visas.

We have a new team member, Hollie Symon

Posted on March 15, 2017

Solicitor Hollie Symon has joined the team at Essex-based firm, Jefferies Solicitors. Hollie has experience of working in both private practice and as an in-house solicitor for a local authority. Since Hollie’s training commenced in 2010 Hollie has specifically focused on matrimonial matters. She has represented parents in care proceedings and advised on divorce/financial settlement, … Continue reading “We have a new team member, Hollie Symon”

Secretarial role at Jefferies Solicitors

Posted on January 12, 2017

We’re hiring! Jefferies Solicitors are looking to recruit a fast and accurate typist, with excellent organisational and communication skills. You do not need legal secretarial experience, but just a willingness to learn and adapt. Please send CV and cover letter to: smy@jefferieslaw.co.uk

Work experience opportunities

Posted on January 12, 2017

Looking for work experience at Southend-on-sea’s top solicitors? We are offering you the chance to get work experience for University Law students and also we have some part time opportunities for part time LPC students. Please send CV and cover letter to: smy@jefferieslaw.co.uk

Jefferies family lawyer nominated for the Associate of the Year 2016 award

Posted on November 28, 2016

Anne-Marie Rainsford has been shortlisted for Family Law Associate Solicitor of the Year 2016.

One of Jefferies family lawyers, Anne-Marie Rainsford, has been nominated for the Associate of the Year 2016 award

Posted on November 28, 2016

We are very pleased to announce that Anne-Marie Rainsford has been shortlisted for Family Law Associate Solicitor of the Year 2016. Anne-Marie Rainsford   This is the 6th annual Family Law Awards which were launched by Jordan Publishing to recognise the important work that family lawyers undertake, and gives the industry an opportunity to celebrate … Continue reading “One of Jefferies family lawyers, Anne-Marie Rainsford, has been nominated for the Associate of the Year 2016 award”

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