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Residential Property Update for Dorset

Sue Murphy
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At the frontline of housing in the Dorset area, our experienced Residential team have been busy over the last few months supporting local residents to buy and sell their property. Notoriously a slow period for property movement, the summer months...

Budget 2018: Stamp Duty Land Tax on a new Shared Ownership Lease: what's changed?

Sarah Sams
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As a result of the recent budget, there have been further changes in respect of the relief that First Time Buyers can claim in respect of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) payable on the purchase of new Shared Ownership properties.  From 2017, it was the case...

Prenuptial Agreements: they're now worth more than the paper they're printed on

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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On 28th February 2018, the Office of National Statistics published their findings looking at marriages in England and Wales in 2015. Of the 239,020 opposite sex marriages in England and Wales, 15% were remarrying. This means that in 2015 alone, approximately...

Dorset 2018 Venus Awards Finalists Announcement

Sue Murphy
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Tough decisions were made as Dorset 2018 Venus Awards sponsor Dutton Gregory revealed their finalist for the Small Business of the Year award. At a splendid afternoon tea hosted at Marsham Court Hotel on 26th September 2018, more than 100 guests from the...

BSA Spitfire Wins 2018 Poole Dream Machines Bike of the Year

Sue Murphy
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Last Tuesday (25 September) saw the final Poole Dream Machines event of 2018, where just one Bike of the Night was crowned Bike of the Year. A genuine 1960 650cc BSA Spitfire Scrambler was the winner of Poole's final Dream Machines. Chosen by...

Dutton Gregory's Residential Property team strikes again!

Sue Murphy
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Local law firm Dutton Gregory continue to receive excellent feedback and high praise from their satisfied residential property clients, following the recent growth of their Chandler’s Ford-based team. Led by Partner Paul Sams, the team have received a...

Looking into Litigation: a company dispute case study

Victoria Whelan
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Commercial Litigation Solicitor Victoria Whelan provides experienced insight into the types of company dispute cases undertaken by Dutton Gregory.  This case study of a shareholder and partner robbed of company assets demonstrates...

Dutton Gregory sponsors Southampton Property Show 2018

Sue Murphy
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Regional heavyweight law firm, Dutton Gregory are proud sponsors of this year’s Southampton Property Show, taking place at Southampton Harbour Hotel on Thursday 13th September. As Southampton’s largest property investment, business and...

Commercial Property Update for Dorset

Sue Murphy
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It's been a busy summer for our Commercial Property team, with no sign of business slowing any time soon. Based in both Bournemouth and Poole and offering expert advice across the county, Dutton Gregory Solicitors are at the forefront of the real estate...

Dutton Gregory's Help to Buy expert reacts to Minister's latest report

Paul  Sams
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Last week, the Minister of Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, published the latest figures from the Government’s Help to Buy schemes. It was announced that over a third of a million first time buyer properties have been...

A Timely Reminder?

Robert Bolwell
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Last month saw the acclaimed crime drama Unforgotten return to our Sunday evening TV screens, keeping the nation enthralled by another “who done it”. This third series followed an established format – a body is discovered long after death...

Dutton Gregory scores with their latest local community sponsorship

Sue Murphy
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Dutton Gregory is delighted to announce their sponsorship of Southampton-based Chamberlayne Athletic Football Club. Consisting of 5 adult teams and 9 youth teams, the Football Club are gearing up to the start of the season with their Annual Tournament...

Three Important Factors to Consider When Finding New Office Space

Rachel McNulty
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When it comes to finding a new office space, there are many considerations to take into account. These can be divided into three main factors: location , size and price . Location The type of business will determine the location, but no matter your...

The Executioner Gets It Wrong........

Robert Bolwell
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As a teenager, my favourite subject at secondary school was always History.  Not the social history that is taught in schools today, but the history of kings and queens, battles and betrayals, treason and treaties. The gorier the story, the more I...

Dutton Gregory Builds On Its Property Team In Hampshire

Paul  Sams
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Regional heavyweight law firm, Dutton Gregory, has expanded its Residential Property department with four new members of staff joining the team based in Chandler’s Ford. This latest growth will enable the firm to continue delivering first-class...

Dutton Gregory Prepare To Defend Their Title At TheYachtMarket.com Regatta Property Cup

Sue Murphy
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Dutton Gregory dust off their sailing gear as they prepare to retain their Champion title at the TheYachtMarket.com Regatta Property Cup. The sailing regatta is set to run alongside the UK’s biggest Boat Show, it has been announced this week. Last...

Poole Quay Dream Machines - Bike of the Night 19 June 2018

Sue Murphy
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Congratulations to Steve Trawley from Chandler's Ford who won the weekly 'Bike of the Night' competition on Poole Quay last night.   Nearly 700 riders came down on a gorgeous summer evening to Poole Dream Machines motorcycle event last...

Poole Dream Machines Bike of the Night 15 May 2018

Sue Murphy
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A warm Summer evening on Poole Quay saw the largest gathering of motorcycles this year enjoying the Poole Dream Machines motorcycle event with more than 900 on show. The popular weekly event, sponsored by Dutton Gregory Solicitors , is organised and...

Dutton Gregory Strengthens Its Southampton Presence

Sue Murphy
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Regional heavyweight law firm, Dutton Gregory, continues its expansion plans with a merger with Page Gulliford & Gregory, a long established law firm based in Cumberland Place, Southampton. The merger builds on Dutton Gregory’s recognised position...

Dutton Gregory New Sponsor of 'Dream Machines' on Poole Quay

Sue Murphy
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Dutton Gregory, solicitors, has been unveiled as the new sponsor of ‘Dream Machines 2018,’ a bike meeting which takes place on Poole Quay every Tuesday evening from 6pm between April and the end of September. After 6pm on a Tuesday, the Quay is...

Dutton Gregory Wins Top Title at Dorset Legal Awards 2018

Sue Murphy
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Dutton Gregory is delighted to announce that it was awarded the title of “Personal Injury / Clinical Negligence Team of the Year” at the final of the first ever Dorset Legal Awards 2018, held at the Bournemouth International Centre at the end of...

Calling All Landlords - Have You Served Your Gas Safety Certificate In Time?

Robert Bolwell
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Since 1 October 2015 in addition to the paperwork sent to a tenant proving compliance with the deposit registration regulations, Landlords have had to make sure that tenants have received the appropriate energy performance certificate, the government’s...

Potential complications following laparoscopic surgery

Kimmo Boote
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Laparoscopic surgery is commonly the preferred technique for cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal), hernia repair, and appendectomy (removal of the appendix). Most patients who develop peritonitis (inflammation of the peritoneum - the tissue that lines...

A Meeting of Two Minds for Bournemouth Law Firms

Sue Murphy
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Dutton Gregory’s growth plans in Dorset continue with a merger with Turners solicitors, which took effect from the beginning of April 2018. The staff from Turners moved into the offices of Dutton Gregory (located at 3 Poole Road,...

Winners announced of the Venus Awards Dorset 2017

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Now in its eighth year in Dorset the Venus Awards goes from strength-to-strength in discovering and recognising the talents of enterprising women in our midst. The Awards ceremony, held at the Bournemouth International Centre, was hosted by Tara Howard,...