Jefferies Play Dodgeball for Farleigh Hospice

Posted on September 19, 2018

Team Jefferies remembered the 5 rules of Dodgeball (“Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge”) as we fielded a team for the annual Farleigh Hospice Trampoline Dodgeball tournament held at Jump Street in Chelmsford on Thursday 13th September.

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Jefferies Play Dodgeball for Farleigh Hospice

An introduction to our new paralegal…

Posted on August 23, 2018

I am James Pettit and I have recently joined Jefferies Solicitors as a paralegal in the Family Law Department. I will soon begin studying for the LPC alongside working at Jefferies with the aim of eventually becoming a solicitor. I chose a career in law because I want to make a genuine difference to people’s … Continue reading “An introduction to our new paralegal…”

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Message in a Bottle Scheme Launched

Posted on August 17, 2018

Find out how to let the emergency services know your medical history if they are called to your home, as the new Message in a Bottle Scheme is launched by Lions Clubs International.

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Message in a bottle - Jefferies Solicitors

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted on August 07, 2018

Mark Rothman, employment lawyer here at Jefferies, outlines the main provisions of the law against age discrimination in the workplace and explains the steps you can take to avoid falling foul of the rules.

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Jefferies Solicitors Age Discrimination in the Workplace

GDPR & Beneficiaries Named in Wills

Posted on August 05, 2018

Were you made aware of the new General Data Protection Regulations (‘GDPR’) which came into effect earlier this year? You may have been contacted by many businesses who scrambled to comply with the new rules by contacting consumers via emails and texts to obtain consent before they stored or processed personal details. But what does this mean for Will-writers and are they required to notify Beneficiaries if they are named in a Will?

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Jefferies GDPR Wills

The Law Commission Report on Leasehold Enfranchisement

Posted on August 03, 2018

The Law Commission published their highly anticipated report setting out their initial proposed solutions for leaseholders of houses. The issues surrounding leasehold and high ground rents have rarely stayed out of the news in recent months and as a result, the Government has had no choice but to take action.

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Jefferies Solicitors - The Law Commission Report on Leasehold Enfranchisement

Should You Consider a Companionship Agreement?

Posted on July 31, 2018

Are you currently living with a companion in a non-romantic relationship? Are you a homeowner who has a close friend residing with you to share living costs? If so, you may want to consider setting up a ‘Companionship Agreement’ to help protect your Estate for your intended Beneficiaries.

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Jefferies Solicitors Companionship Agreement

Holiday Contact: Let’s All Enjoy the Sunshine Together

Posted on July 18, 2018

As the sunshine beams and the flowers blossom, the children come to an end of another year at school. Some parents are faced with the added task of agreeing and arranging contact over the summer holidays with their ex-partners. Here is our Family Law team’s advice on gaining holiday contact this summer.

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Jefferies Solicitors Southend - Family Law - Summer Holidays

Knowing your rights on Father’s Day 

Posted on June 15, 2018

Sunday marks Father’s Day, a day recognised throughout the UK and beyond to celebrate fathers. However, for many dads, this can be a painful reminder of a separation or divorce. What are your legal rights in this situation?

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Father's Day & Parental Responsibility - Jefferies Solicitors Southend

London Vitality 10,000

Posted on May 25, 2018

Please join us in wishing the members of our team taking part in the London Vitality 10k run, the very best of luck this bank holiday. The Vitality London 10,000 course is ideal for spectators. Runners run along the Strand twice, at 1km and then again at 8km, making this a great place to watch … Continue reading “London Vitality 10,000”

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London Vitality 10,000

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