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  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    DIY Wills: a decade on
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    DIY Wills became widely available a decade or so ago, firstly through High Street shops and then available online.  We are now starting to see more and more of these Wills being brought in, as Executors seek assistance with applying for Probate, in particular with: Advising on problems with the Will Inheritance Tax reporting (or… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS)
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      The CQS is a quality recognised standard for residential coveyancers and provides such firms with a level of credibility with third parties such as regulators and lenders. In order to be CQS accredited a firm must successfully apply to the Law Society which includes all members of staff undertaking a Criminal Record Check. It… Learn more

  • Solicitors get no love from Aviva on personal injury claims
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      It may be Valentine’s Day, but insurance providers Aviva are doing little to woo those in the legal profession, instead suggesting that solicitors and claims management companies should be ‘removed’ from the personal injury claims process. According to an Aviva survey of 2,437 motorists, 67% of people would support a ban on “the unnecessary… Learn more

  • New Year, New Start – EHL’s plans for 2013
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    The New Year period is a time for reflection and planning for most people – and here at Edward Hands & Lewis, it’s no different.  We had a great year in 2012, and were able to do great things for our chosen charities – the Alzheimer’s Society and the Sick Children’s Trust – and for… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Interest Rate Swap Agreements – Update
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    It has today been reported Barclays bank has filed a defence to an ongoing claim issued against it by Guardian Care Homes for the mis-selling of an interest rate swap agreement.  The claim is worth around £37m in interest payments together with the exit fees. The defence has been filed on the basis Barclays says… Learn more

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