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Did You Know? Marriage & Partnership Law Facts

Posted on December 06, 2018

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As you go ahead with planning a happier and brighter future, a solicitor may be the last thing on your mind. Unfortunately, sometimes things don’t always work out the way we planned. Here are some of the matters you should safely keep tucked away in the back of your mind.

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Employee wellbeing: your responsibilities as an employer

Posted on November 02, 2018

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Bowls of fresh fruit and mindfulness sessions are becoming increasingly common in the workplace as employers try to promote the wellbeing of their staff. Mark Rothman, employment law expert with Legal 500 Firm Jefferies Solicitors in Southend and Chelmsford sets out an employer’s legal obligations for employee wellbeing and suggests initiatives for you to adopt.

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The Five Things to Know Before Extending your Lease

Posted on October 11, 2018

Five Things Extending Lease

The number of lease extension claims is rising year on year, as the length of a lease decreases the cost of extending your lease increases. All flat owners or owners of leasehold houses should be aware of the following before commencing a claim to extend their lease.

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Worried about your Lease?

Posted on October 11, 2018

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Along with marriage and having children, purchasing your first property is one of the biggest milestones in a lifetime. Generally, most people purchase a flat as their first home as it is cheaper than a house so it is a perfect way to get onto the property ladder. There are, however, many things to consider as a flat owner.

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Leasehold Enfranchisement and the Importance of Professional Advice

Posted on October 11, 2018

Leasehold Enfranchisement

Leasehold Enfranchisement governs the specialist area of law whereby leaseholders can extend their leases and purchase their freehold. This type of transaction is not the same as traditional conveyancing – buying and selling homes – and, as such, when looking for a Solicitor to act for you it is important to ensure that you obtain professional advice from a firm who practices in this field.

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Spiralling Ground Rents: The Small Print That’s Not So Small!

Posted on October 11, 2018

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The topic of leasehold properties in England and Wales has rarely been out of the press in the past couple of years; so much so that the Government has now taken notice and is in the process of proposing changes to the law governing leasehold practices.

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Playing Our Part: World Mental Health Day

Posted on October 09, 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018

Here is Jefferies’ perspective on our role in raising awareness of mental health issues and the support available. Our team is adept to the ever-changing landscape of mental health and guarantees that the person who takes your instructions is the one who conducts advocacy at your hearings.

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An Active Weekend for Team Jefferies

Posted on October 08, 2018

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Over the weekend, Team Jefferies were out and about in Essex, getting active for a good cause!

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Jefferies Play Dodgeball for Farleigh Hospice

Posted on September 19, 2018

Jefferies Play Dodgeball for Farleigh Hospice

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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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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