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Help To Buy vs Mortgage Market Review

July 30th, 2014

With the property market hitting new heights with every passing...

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MITCHELL, 7 MONTHS ON

July 29th, 2014

The Case of Mitchell v Newspaper Newsgroup has been much discussed and its impact felt throughout the legal profession and, in particular, those quarters dealing in dispute resolution. But seven...

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Chesham United continue pre-season preparations

July 28th, 2014

Chesham United continued their pre-season preparations with a tough fixture...

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Congratulations to Nicola!

July 28th, 2014

The directors and everyone at the firm would like to...

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Cost effective registration of property transfers at the Land Registry

July 28th, 2014

HM Land Registry introduced a new Electronic Document Registration Service, known as “e-DRS”, earlier this year. e-DRS was devised by the Land Registry to improve their service and offers a faster...

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Court of Appeal ruling over flight delays could prove costly for airlines

July 24th, 2014

For the approximately 230 million people in the UK each year who use air travel (source: Civil Aviation Authority), many of whom will be jetting off to enjoy their holidays...

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Advice and Guidance

July 17th, 2014

The Commonwealth Games are due to take place in Glasgow between 23 July 2014 to 3 August 2014. The main issue that employers are likely to encounter during this time...

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Flexible Working – Has the Landscape Changed? What do you Really Need to Know?

July 15th, 2014

According to CIPD’s recent conference, the new flexible working rules will have very little practical impact. Its real take up remains to be seen. So watch this space. Change With...

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Lennons Solicitors exhibit at Amersham bank to promote firm branding

July 15th, 2014

Our Trainee Solicitor, Simon Wright, explains the success of our...

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Distance Contracts – Applying the new Regulations

July 2nd, 2014

Last month, I wrote about the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation...

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ACAS Conciliation – To Conciliate or Not To Conciliate?

June 23rd, 2014

Some of you may be wondering since my last article...

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Chesham Carnival

June 20th, 2014

Despite there being a 75% chance of rain at 12:00pm...

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Family Mediation

June 16th, 2014

Jenny Russell, family law solicitor and mediator, explains what Mediation...

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Ministry of Justice set to tackle unjustified personal injury claims

June 13th, 2014

On Monday, the Ministry of Justice published a ministerial statement headlined “Tackling Unjustified Personal Injury Claims”. The statement has set out Parliament’s intention to introduce legislation aimed at reducing the...

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Results of Diversity Questionnaires 2013

June 10th, 2014

Sixty-five per cent of Lennons’ workforce completed a diversity questionnaire with the following results: AGE Between 25-34   41% Between 35-44   6% Between 45-54   47% Between 55-64  ...

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The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013

June 7th, 2014

Andrew King advises on the incoming legislation and the impact...

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Chesham Carnival

June 3rd, 2014

Come along to Lennons Solicitors’ stall at Chesham Carnival! On Saturday the 14th of June, it’s the Chesham Carnival in its 40th year. A procession of decorated floats, including from...

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Children required by law to do housework… in Spain

May 28th, 2014

There is a sense that the, some might say, shameful Western sense of entitlement has gotten out of hand. Grabbing all we can as though it’s our birth-right, taking the...

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Lennons Solicitors exhibit at local Barclays Bank branch

May 22nd, 2014

One of our Trainee Solicitors, Simon Wright, attended the Chesham...

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Do Employers Really Have A Level Playing Field?

May 12th, 2014

You may be feeling that there is far more less red tape than there used to be. I do, to some degree, agree. There has certainly been a great deal...

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MITCHELL V NEWS GROUP NEWSPAPERS LIMITED

May 8th, 2014

Landmark cases reforms approach to civil claims litigation… It was one of the most publicised political news events when Andrew Mitchell MP was alleged to have made derogative remarks to...

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Same sex marriages

April 29th, 2014

First we had The Civil Partnership Act 2004, which came into force on 5th December 2005.  This legislation sought to give same sex couples the legal rights that heterosexual married...

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Changes in the family courts

April 22nd, 2014

A new single family court has been introduced today, 22nd April 2014 and all new cases will be heard by the new family court.  Only specially selected cases will be...

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Chancel Repair liability

April 10th, 2014

In some rare instances, landowners are liable for the cost of repair of the parish church chancel. Under the Land Registration Act 2002 the Church of England had until midnight...

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Vicarious Liability

April 8th, 2014

As an employer, when might you be responsible for the wrongdoings of your employees, carried out whilst they’re at work? Vicarious liability is the thorn in the side of many...

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Lennons Solicitors tackles Wilkins Kennedy in friendly match

March 29th, 2014

Because of our long-standing history and reputation in the local community in the Chesham and Amersham area, we have always prided ourselves on maintaining good relationships with local law firms...

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Divorce – Facts and Figures

March 29th, 2014

The Office for National Statistics has released their findings relating to divorces in England and Wales in 2012. The number of divorces in England and Wales in 2012 was 118,140,...

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How to make an impression at your Training Contract interview

March 25th, 2014

In anticipation of training contract interviews this week, Andrew King talks to us about what he wants from this year’s applicants. This year, around 12.5% of the candidates that submitted...

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements in the news

March 11th, 2014

For the last three years I have been advising clients entering into pre-nuptial agreements (known as pre-nups) that they are not legally binding, but that judges are generally taking more...

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Controlling the cost of care fees

March 6th, 2014

With the majority of people now expected to see their 80th birthday, the costs of accommodation and personal care are becoming an ever-increasing issue. Most people would expect to contribute...

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Protecting deposits in residential lettings

February 24th, 2014

As a residential landlord, you are hopefully aware that the law may require you to register your tenant’s deposit in a governmental scheme. If your tenancy is one which requires...

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Lasting Powers of Attorney are not just for the elderly

February 21st, 2014

Following Michael Schumacher’s recent accident, Karen Quilter offers a reminder of the benefits of putting an LPA in place, whatever your age The 2013/14 Ski-ing Season began with the terrible news...

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How to get possession of your buy-to-let property

February 19th, 2014

In this article, Stefania Fulford advises residential landlords on what steps can be taken if faced with growing rent arrears There has been a lot of press coverage recently about...

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Charity of the year 2014

January 16th, 2014

Spurred on by the success of Movember, the staff at Lennons Solicitors were asked to nominate a local charity to receive the company’s support throughout 2014. They opted for The...

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Andy Coyle turns back the clock…

January 15th, 2014

Having dusted down his guitar, and re-joined his former band...

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Movember

January 13th, 2014

Over £1,000 raised for charity If you happened to visit...

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How to make a successful training contract application

January 10th, 2014

Trainee Solicitor, Krishnan Nair, offers some tips to this year’s applicants Making a successful training contract application is no easy feat.  From the get-go the most important question you need...

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Adverse weather – what are your employees’ rights?

January 8th, 2014

Stefania Fulford advises employers on the consequences of adverse weather As employers reminisce to this time last year when much of the country was covered in snow, many might be...

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And it’s goodbye to Sue

December 10th, 2013

Parting is such sweet sorrow… At a champagne reception on...

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Family Dispute Resolution Week 2013

November 27th, 2013

Jenny Russell offers support to Resolution campaign This week is family law dispute resolution week. It is run by ‘Resolution – first for family law’, an organisation of family lawyers...

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