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21,000 extra staff to deal with mental health crisis

Posted on July 31, 2017

Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for health, today announced a drive to get 21,000 extra staff in to deal with the Mental Health crisis in the NHS by getting in more Psychiatrists and Nurses in to treat patients every day of the week. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40752060 The aim is to do this by 2021. As a mental … Continue reading “21,000 extra staff to deal with mental health crisis”

Summer Discount on Wills

Posted on July 27, 2017

10% discount on Wills throughout the summer holidays

Family Law – 20% discount

Posted on July 14, 2017

Our Family Law Department are offering a 20% discount on your fees during July or August 2017.

Hello Canvey!

Posted on July 14, 2017

The Family Law Department are going on tour and we are coming to Canvey on Wednesday 13th September 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

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