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Experienced Residential Conveyancer Required

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We are looking for an experienced residential conveyancer to join our busy team! The successful candidate will be: Experienced at handling a wide variety of residential property transactions including sales, purchases, re-mortgages, transfers of equity and equity release. Capable of managing their own caseload. Full time Able to demonstrate a keen knowledge of conveyancing procedures including the new Conveyancing Protocol. Wanting to join a vibrant team at the heart of…

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Free Legal Advice Clinic in Highley

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Our free legal advice clinic continues on 24 May 2018 between 3:00pm and 6:00pm at the Severn Centre in Highley.  After that, we have further clinics scheduled on the following dates: 14 June 2018; 5 July 2018; 26 July 2018; and 16 August 2018   These clinics are designed for you to simply drop in, without a prior appointment, and get up to 30 minutes free legal advice.  We are…

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Directors Briefings 2018

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Here is a list our Briefings organised for the rest of the year. The topics have been selected based on attendees’ feedback and requests from clients and our professional contacts. The Briefings are free to attend, and are held at our offices here in Bridgnorth. For the Breakfast meetings, tea, coffee and a light continental style breakfast is offered. We start at 8am and finish generally between 9.30 and 10am….

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Get Ready For GDPR! Compliance Audit Special Offer!!

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Rob Andrews, Director and Head of our Commercial Department is currently advising a number of business owners on how to comply with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) due to become law on 25 May 2018. In a series of Breakfast Briefings, Rob has been explaining in practical terms what businesses need to focus on to comply, and to assist them to focus on the facts rather…

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GDPR Breakfast Briefing: Get the facts not the fiction!

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We are delighted to confirm the details for our next Director’s Breakfast Briefing, held at our offices here in Bridgnorth on Tuesday 13 February 2018 (start time 8am for breakfast, finishing at 9.30am), on the subject of GDPR. Most business owners will know that on 25 May 2018, data protection law changes with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations. What has struck us is the volume of sales…

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Last Call For Important Employment Law Update

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Complying with employment law remains one of the most significant legal issues a business owner faces responsibility for, and with the ever changing legal landscape, it is getting harder. It’s important for employers to have a regular review of legal developments in employment law and HR matters. As part of Andrews Ritson’s programme of Directors’ Breakfast Briefings, we’re pleased to announce our latest meeting will be on the subject of…

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Email Scam involving our business name/Claire Messenger We have been made aware of incidents of emails being received (mainly by hotmail accounts) which purport to have been sent by Claire Messenger of this firm, from the email address The emails mainly attach an invoice and invite you to click on what appears to be a link to our website for details and to make payment. The language used is…

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Recruitment Announcement: Job Vacancy

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We need to add to our team! Applications from paralegals and newly qualified/junior solicitors welcomed! Well what a busy Summer that was! Record completions in our conveyancing team, and the highest number of corporate deals completed. Thanks to the team here at Andrews Ritson for your hard work, and to our lovely clients for trusting us with their work. And so now we’re back into it for September, back to…

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Lasting Power of Attorney Fees Are Reduced

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  It is not often that something actually goes down in price, however that is what has happened to the fee payable for registering a Lasting Power of Attorney – an LPA. An LPA gives relatives or carers the authority to handle property and financial affairs, and health and welfare issues on behalf of a loved one. Anyone with an ageing relative or one who due to illness mat lose…

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Probate Fees Set To Rise

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The Government has confirmed that it plans to proceed with proposals to make changes to probate fees in England and Wales. This will see the fee payable on making an application for probate changing from being a flat fee to a banded system where the fee is dependent on the value of the estate. This is likely to result in a significant increase in the fee payable for a large…

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