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A Message From Our Property Team - November 2020

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The property market is facing unprecedented change . Many businesses are looking to reduce or repurpose their commercial office space, and the residential market is growing at an exponential rate, with added measures such as the Stamp Duty Holiday...

Dutton Gregory consolidates Hampshire locations with closure of Southampton office

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As the lease of Dutton Gregory's Southampton office comes to an end, the local firm are seizing the opportunity to utilise its innovative IT infrastructure and flexible working arrangements and, as a result, will be closing its central...

Dutton Gregory welcomes two new Equity Partners

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Local law firm Dutton Gregory celebrates the appointment of two new Equity Partners, Head of Litigation, Andrew Witt , and   Head of Residential Property, Paul Sams. With both Partners joining the firm in recent years, staff, clients and friends...

5 Lockdown Questions With Gareth Anwyl - Hamptons International in Winchester

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Dutton Gregory's  Head of Conveyancing Paul Sams  hosts " 5 Lockdown Questions With "! In light of recent events, Paul speaks to industry experts across the South to find out how they are handling the lockdown, both...

Coronavirus and conveyancing: Selling your house after lockdown

Nicky Marsh
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The housing market is vital to the economy and I think we can all agree that the sooner it can safely be back on its feet, the better. I’ve had many conversations with colleagues, clients and contacts the past few weeks and I remain confident that the...

5 Lockdown Questions With Ritchie Clapson - PropertyCEO

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Dutton Gregory's  Head of Conveyancing Paul Sams  hosts " 5 Lockdown Questions With "! In light of recent events, Paul speaks to industry experts across the South to find out how they are handling the lockdown, both...

5 Lockdown Questions With Daniel Glass - Personal Training For Everyday Living

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Dutton Gregory's Head of Conveyancing Paul Sams hosts " 5 Lockdown Questions With "! In light of recent events, Paul speaks to industry experts across the South to find out how they are handling the lockdown, both personally and...

6 reasons why the property market will bounce back stronger

Daniel Szasz
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It’s safe to say that the lockdown restrictions have been challenging for us all. We’re all wondering what day it is, adjust to a new way of living and working, and many of us have experienced the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our work....

Commercial landlords and tenants: what do we do once the lockdown ends?

Denise Bull
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With the government confirming today (16 th April) that the lockdown restrictions will continue for at least another three weeks, it is still uncertain as to when and how this situation will be resolved. For most properties, the exact solution will be...

Commercial Litigation Update: advice for directors and business owners during coronavirus

Andrew Witt
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As we approach the end of the 4th week of lockdown within the UK, it is an opportune moment to review what steps company directors and/or business owner should have already taken and what they may expect in the coming few months. What should you do now? ...

Coronavirus FAQ - Furloughing

Mark Broad
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Furloughing is the latest focal point in employment law but what is it and what does it mean for both employers and employees? Partner and Head of Employment Mark Broad answers some of the most common questions around this topic. UPDATE...

Coronavirus - Options on non-payment of rent for commercial landlords

Claire Bunton
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Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has made a number of measures available for commercial tenants to assist them at this difficult time.  Such measures include the temporary abolition of business rates, the deferment of VAT...

Coronavirus - Should you agree a rent concession?

Rachel McNulty
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In these difficult times, many commercial tenants will be asking their landlord for a form of rent concession, whether that takes the form of a reduction, deferred rent, having a rent or service charge holiday or paying monthly As a landlord, it is entirely...

Coronavirus Act 2020: Section 82 - Business tenancies in England and Wales: protection from forfeiture etc

Denise Bull
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Few of us would have imagined even a few weeks ago that I would be writing an article with the title above. We live in strange times. The purpose of this article is to give some advice to commercial landlords and tenants about what the Coronavirus Act 2020...

Coronavirus - Permitted development rights for takeaway services

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On Tuesday 24 th March, the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2020 came into force, bringing into effect the Government’s announcement that restaurants and drinking establishments may temporarily...

Coronavirus - Landlord & Tenant Update (26th March)

Robert Bolwell
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It’s been another challenging week for agents, landlords and just about everyone in the lettings industry . Late on Wednesday, the government’s emergency legislation passed into law, when the royal assent was given to the Coronavirus Act...

Coronavirus - Advice for Commercial Landlords & Tenants

Denise Bull
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COVID-19 is changing the face of the legal workplace. Lawyers and their clients are going to have to adapt rapidly. What does this mean for commercial landlords and tenants ? All the advice and guidance we have seen so far relates to the residential...

Coronavirus - Possession Claims Explained

Ryan Heaven
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The Government have stated their intention to protect tenants during the coronavirus outbreak by stopping any new possession claims from being issued at court. At the time of writing (Monday 23 rd March), the final wording of this legislation has not been...

Coronavirus - Your Landlord & Tenant Questions Answered

Robert Bolwell
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We are now over a week into the official coronavirus pandemic and the pressure on managing agents is increasing exponentially from all quarters. Last updated: 20/03/2020 Despite the pronouncements by Boris in recent days, there is still no clear...

Dutton Gregory Supports New Community Initiative

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In light of recent events, there has never been a more crucial time for communities to join together and offer help and support to those affected. As such, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with award-winning digital enterprise aDoddle ...

Dutton Gregory strengthens Litigation team with new Partner announcement

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Dutton Gregory is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrian Griffiths as Partner. Adrian first began his legal career at Dutton Gregory, training and qualifying as a solicitor in 2004. He now returns after working with firms in London and Reading. ...

Dutton Gregory Strengthens Poole Presence

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We are thrilled to announce the recent move of Residential Conveyancing expert Helen Phillips to our Poole office, adding to our strong reputation in the property market. Helen is a Senior Associate & Chartered Legal Executive, with a wealth...

New Partnership With Dorset's Largest Bowls Club

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Dolphin Indoor Bowls Club , one of the largest bowls clubs in the UK, have partnered with Dutton Gregory Solicitors as their new Club Sponsor for the next 3 years. The club hosts over 1000 members, and is a fantastic meeting point for those of all...

Looking ahead to 2020's housing market

Paul Sams
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Dutton Gregory Partner and property expert Paul Sams shares his thoughts on what 2020 will bring for the housing market and the difficulties that may lie ahead for industry professionals. “Personally I am cautiously optimistic for 2020.  We have...

Head of Personal Injury Wins National Award

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Emma Menzies , head of our award-winning Personal Injury team , has been awarded the title of " Defendant Lawyer of the Year " at the National Personal Injury Awards . Emma was praised as a “ model professional ", and the...

Dutton Gregory Ready To Get Back On Board At Southampton Sailing Week!

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Southampton Sailing Week 2020 will have the same Property and Legal Cup Sponsors as the 2019 event as Dutton Gregory are set to return. The leading solicitors, who operate out of six offices across the country including Southampton, Winchester and...

£57,938 raised by Propertymark team in aid of homlessness

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Over 100 Propertymark agents and supporters, including Dutton Gregory Senior Partner Robert Bolwell, took part in a charity sleep out to raise £57,938 to support homeless young people in the UK. On the 21 st November, a team of over 100 individuals,...

Associate Solicitor, Helen Clarkson, announced as Chair of Young Resolution Hampshire

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Local fast-growing law firm Dutton Gregory Solicitors is delighted to announce Associate Solicitor, Helen Clarkson, as the new Chair of Young Resolution Hampshire. Resolution is a nationwide community of family justice professionals who commit to working...

Regional Law Firm becomes Finalist for National Awards

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Dutton Gregory Solicitors , a growing regional practice offering legal expertise across Dorset and Hampshire, has become a finalist for four separate categories at this years’ Personal Injury Awards 2019. The Personal Injury Awards are...

Commercial Service Charge: what do you need to consider?

Rachel McNulty
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Generally, service charge provisions in a lease are only required where the lease is for part of a building or part of a large estate (i.e. industrial estate, shopping centre, business park). During the initial lease negotiations between a landlord and...

MOVING HOME? BE PREPARED

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MOVING HOME? BE PREPARED Moving house is often classified as one of life’s most stressful events, with a recent poll ( Yopa, 2019 ) voting a move to be more nerve-wracking than getting a divorce, with 60% of people admitting they were put off...

Dutton Gregory Solicitors Achieves Another Record Win for Clients

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This month our Clinical Negligence team settled a case for their client, a 12 year old boy, for £12.86 million . Suffering from dystonic four-limb cerebral palsy and developmental delay, our client requires constant care and the use of a wheelchair...

Recognition in top legal rankings for regional law firm Dutton Gregory

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Dutton Gregory is celebrating after several of its departments and many of its leading individuals throughout Hampshire and Dorset were recognised in the Legal 500 Directory 2019.  The Legal 500 series analyses the capabilities of law firms worldwide...

Double celebrations for Dutton Gregory at Hampshire Law Society Awards 2019

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Regional heavyweight law firm Dutton Gregory are delighted to announce they won two awards at the Hampshire Law Society Legal Awards 2019. The firm was awarded runner up for ‘Large Law Firm of the Year’ after a successful 12 months which saw the...

Is age really just a number?

Chris Hall
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Every now and again we are reminded of ancient laws that have never been repealed, some being fairly ridiculous and amusing!  For instance, an 1872 law that has never been repealed made it an offence for a pub landlord to allow drunkenness in their...

Recent developments in commercial property

Denise Bull
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The property industry comes across many changes and developments which are important to keep up with.  One of the most significant recent developments is the changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) regime. It’s now necessary to file the tax...

Dutton Gregory climb on board as Property Cup sponsors for this year's Southampton Sailing Week Regatta

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Dutton Gregory has climbed on board for the Southampton Sailing Week event as this year’s Property Cup title sponsor. Dutton Gregory is one of the fastest growing law firms in the South, with offices throughout Hampshire and Dorset. For over 75...

Dutton Gregory sponsor South Coast Business Awards 2019

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Dutton Gregory are delighted to sponsor this year’s South Coast Business Awards, celebrating business excellence across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Organised by the Daily Echo, in conjunction with Business South and Destination Southampton,...

Dutton Gregory Solicitors Win at the Dorset Legal Awards 2019

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Dutton Gregory Solicitors Win at the Dorset Legal Awards 2019 Building on last year’s success as Dorset’s “ Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year 2018 ”, Dutton Gregory Solicitors are delighted to announce they won...

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

Chris Hall
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It took more than 3 years but the Private Members Bill introduced by the Labour MP Karen Buck has received Royal Assent and has become the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018.  It will come into force on 20 March 2019. The new Act will amend...

Beware of Service of Notice by Email

Chris Hall
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It is no secret that, in most cases, the law takes some time to catch up with real life.  Perhaps it is because the politicians tasked with proposing legislation are reactive rather than pro-active.  Perhaps it is because our law has a long history...

Dutton Gregory awarded membership of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners

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Regional heavyweight law firm Dutton Gregory has been awarded membership of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) following the recent growth and successes the firm has seen within its leasehold property services. ALEP is...

New appointments strengthens Dutton Gregory's Residential Property offering in Southampton

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One of the fastest growing law firms in the South, Dutton Gregory, is strengthening its residential conveyancing service in Southampton. Following the success of the firm’s merger with Page Gulliford & Gregory in April 2018, Dutton Gregory...

Another success for Dutton Gregory's Family team

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As solicitors advising families often find, divorce and child contact disputes are an extremely emotional and complex issue for all involved. These cases can become very stressful and worrying for everyone, as the Family team at regional law firm Dutton...

Residential Property Update for Dorset

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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...

Dorset 2018 Venus Awards Finalists Announcement

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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

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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...

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

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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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

A Meeting of Two Minds for Bournemouth Law Firms

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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,...

Recognition for regional heavyweight, Dutton Gregory, in Legal 500

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Dutton Gregory is celebrating after several of its departments and many of its leading individuals throughout Hampshire and Dorset were recognised in the Legal 500 Directory 2017.  The firm topped Tier 1 in the “employment law” category for...

Finalists announced

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The Hallmark Hotel in Bournemouth hosted this year’s Finalist’s Announcement of the Dorset Venus Awards on Friday 8 th  September 2017, where Dutton Gregory announced the three lucky finalists in their category; Small Business. Over 100...

Venus Awards Dorset - Dutton Gregory Semi-Finalists announced

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Mercedes Benz in Poole hosted this year’s Semi Finalist Announcement of the Dorset Venus Awards on Monday 17 th July 2017 where Dutton Gregory announced the five lucky finalists in their category; Small Business. Congratulations to Dutton...

Further Acquisition for Dutton Gregory in Dorset

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Major regional law firm, Dutton Gregory, has strengthened its presence further with the acquisition of Dorset and Yorkshire firm, Needhams Solicitors . Dutton Gregory’s impressive Clinical Negligence Department, based in Bournemouth, has welcomed the...

Dutton Gregory Welcomes Three New Equity Partners

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It’s all about ‘girl power’ this month at regional law firm, Dutton Gregory, as it promotes three new female equity partners from 1 July 2017. Denise Bull (Commercial Property), Emma Menzies (Head of Personal Injury) and Gina Peters ...

Dutton Gregory celebrates the opening of their new office!

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Dutton Gregory celebrates the opening of new offices in Chandler's Ford! Last week Dutton Gregory, solicitors, celebrated its continued success and growth by inviting their neighbours and the local business community to take a look at their new offices...

Cauda Equina Syndrome

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Cauda Equina – which the Latin Scholars amongst you will know translates to   “horse’s tail” - describes the appearance of the nerve roots coming out at the bottom end of the spinal cord. Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) relates...

Dutton Gregory wins the double at Hampshire Law Society awards!

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Dutton Gregory is ecstatic to announce that Victoria Whelan was awarded the winner of the Junior Lawyer of the Year. In addition Dutton Gregory also was the recipient of the runner up prize of the Hampshire Law Society's 'Large Law Firm of the...

Dutton Gregory - Sail to Success

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On Friday 26 th May Dutton Gregory took to the water for the first ever SPA South Coast Property Cup, which saw an exciting sailing competition amongst property professionals on Southampton Waters. The event was born from a collaboration between Royal...

Maximising Profits from Residential Flat Developments

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What is becoming ever more apparent in the world of residential developments is the squeeze on developers’ profit margins due to high demand for sites and increased competition this brings. Getting the right property at the right price is key for any...

Dutton Gregory is delighted to sponsor Dorset Venus Awards 2017

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Dutton Gregory is delighted to be sponsoring the Dorset Venus Awards (Small Business Category) for the fifth year running.  The Awards celebrate the vital contribution that women in business make to the local, regional, and national economy. In...

Double celebration for Dutton Gregory

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Regional heavyweight law firm, Dutton Gregory, has a lot to shout about this year.  Not only is the firm celebrating its 70th birthday, but also it has just signed a deal to take a new office in Chandler’s Ford, Hampshire. The continued success...

Almost Vacant Might Not be Vacant Enough

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Commercial landlords and tenants are likely to have come across the term “vacant possession” in a number of legal documents such as sale contracts, leases rent review clauses and break clauses. Most landlords and tenants alike believe they know...

Rentcharges; Draconian Rights Back with a Vengeance

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Rentcharges, a rarely encountered quirk of English property law dating back to the 1800s, need careful consideration following a recent Upper Tribunal case. A rentcharge over land secures the payment of money due to the “rent owner”. Popular in...

Commercial landlords: is your investment property sustainable?

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Commercial landlords and property agents alike might be surprised to discover that from April 2018 it may be unlawful to let non-domestic property with an Energy Performance Certificate rating lower than E. The Energy Act 2011 sets minimum energy performance...

Pauline Ellis - Back in the Fold

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Dutton Gregory welcomes back Pauline Ellis to the Family Law team in Poole, following her return from maternity leave. Associate Solicitor Pauline joined the firm during the 2014 merger with RWPS and has become a key member within her team. Two clients in...

Winners announced of the Venus Awards Dorset

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Dubbed the “Working Women’s Oscars” by Channel 4 and now in its seventh year in Dorset, the Venus Awards goes from strength-to-strength in discovering and recognising the talents of enterprising women in our midst. Competition was fierce...

Law Society Backs Sixth Formers bite at the Big Apple

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Bournemouth and District Law Society (BDLS) has awarded £500 sponsorship to a team of Sixth Form students from St Peter’s Catholic School. The team of ten students won the regional Bar Mock Trial competition in November 2015 held at...

Venus Awards Dorset - Finalists announced

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The Cumberland Hotel in Bournemouth hosted this year’s Finalist’s Announcement of the Dorset Venus Awards in association with Mercedes-Benz of Poole on Friday 2 nd September 2016, where Dutton Gregory announced the three lucky finalists in their...

Farewell and best wishes to Michelle Tatner

Andrew Tilley
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We wish Michelle Tatner all the very best for the future.  After a period of illness our former CEO, Michelle, is taking some time out to recharge and plan her next career move.  We are sorry to see her go after 14 years with the firm and wish her...

Commercial Insurance Changes 2016

Andrew Tilley
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The commercial insurance market, which is set for its biggest overhaul since 1906, saw the introduction of the Marine Insurance Act, which gradually formed the basis for commercial policies in both marine and non-marine contexts. Whilst that Act will...

Dutton Gregory On The Move

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Regional heavyweight law firm Dutton Gregory is expanding which has led to a string of new promotions and plans to relocate to larger modern offices. Following new business acquisitions over the past 2 years, annual turnover of more than £8M and now...

Dutton Gregory Supports Women in Business

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Once again the response to this year’s Dorset Venus Awards has exceeded all expectations with 521 nominations and 358 applications received in one or more of the 15 categories.   The Awards celebrate the vital contribution that women in business...

Dutton Gregory in Partnership with Ageas Bowl

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Dutton Gregory is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Ageas Bowl. A one-year sponsorship deal has been agreed whereby the Dutton Gregory logo will appear on the collar of Hampshire's Natwest T20 Blast and Royal London One-Day Cup shirts...

Dutton Gregory wins two prestigious Hampshire Law Society awards

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Dutton Gregory is delighted to announce that it is the recipient of the Hampshire Law Society's 'Large Law Firm of the Year' award for 2016.   In addition one of Dutton Gregory’s Clinical Negligence team, Victoria...

New President at the Bournemouth & District Law Society

Carol Maunder
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Dutton Gregory, solicitors, is delighted to announce the appointment of Carol Maunder to the role of President of the Bournemouth & District Law Society. Carol is a partner at Dutton Gregory, solicitors and Head of the Clinical Negligence Department...

Dutton Gregory Supports The British Grooms Association

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Dutton Gregory are delighted to be sponsors of the British Grooms Association . Focusing soley on the Employers Zone, Dutton Gregory has been recruited to enhance the advice and support that the BGA gives to those that employ staff.  Lucy Katan, BGA...

Dutton Gregory Announce Southampton Venus Awards - Business of the Year Finalists

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Dutton Gregory is delighted to be supporting this year's Southampton Venus Awards. The Venus Awards recognise, reward and celebrate local working women in business. After meeting with all 5 semi-finalists Dutton Gregory's Business Development and...

Dutton Gregory wins Hampshire County Council award for supporting employees

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Dutton Gregory is delighted to have been awarded the Don Allen award in recognition of supporting employees who are school governors in Hampshire. Andrew Tilley, Chairman attended the Hampshire County Council, Investor in Education...

In loving memory of Stephen Kent

Andrew Tilley
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Dutton Gregory is sad to announce the death of one of the firm’s Partners, Stephen Kent, after a long battle with Cancer.   Stephen joined the firm in 1988.  He was based in Southampton and was a much loved and respected member of our...

Business of the Year Semi-Finalists 2016 - Southampton Venus Awards

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Dutton Gregory is delighted to support this year’s Southampton Venus Awards by sponsoring the ‘Business of the Year’ award. After reviewing some extremely high calibre entries, we were pleased to be able to announce our five semi...

A Night at the Moulin Rouge Raises Over £9,000 for British Heart Foundation

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Winchester’s Guildhall was transformed into a stunning representation of 1920’s Paris last weekend, with over 170 people in attendance at a glamourous Charity Ball. A collaboration between two local Winchester fundraising groups, 3Women and The...

Southampton Venus Awards proves irresistible to the business women of the region!

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Numbers of business women applying and being nominated for in the fourth Southampton Venus Awards have exceeded expectations by far.  The Southampton Venus Awards , now in its fourth year, has proved irresistible to the business community of the...

Robert Bolwell Appears as Resident Legal Expert on BBC Watchdog Rogue Traders

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Robert Bolwell, partner and head of department (Landlord and Tenant), appeared on last week's BBC Watchdog giving advice on tenancy arrangements.  If you missed the show, you can watch it on BBC iPlayer here . Should you need any further advice...

Lord-Lieutenant Honours Winners of CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards

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A school, a farm shop, a shipwrights’ school and woodland restoration volunteers all won recognition from a leading countryside conservation charity for their contributions to rural life in Hampshire. The Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire, Nigel Atkinson...

Dorchester Cafe Scoops Venus Awards Small Business Trophy

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Dutton Gregory is proud to announce the winner of the Small Business category of the Dorset Venus Awards 2015 – Michelle Cheeseman and the Munchkins Play Café . Michelle was up against tough competition in the form of Dee Clayton of...

CPRE Hampshire Awards, Rural Enterprise Category... The Shortlist!

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Dutton Gregory is delighted to be working with CPRE Hampshire again this year – sponsoring the Rural Enterprise category of the Countryside Awards. From an impressive number of applications, a short list has been drawn up to find the eventual winner...

One of the Only Law Firms in Dorset with Legal Aid Contract

Melanie Reynolds
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Dutton Gregory’s clinical negligence department received confirmation this week that they have been successful in their bid for a new 2015 legal aid contract. Over the past 12 years our experienced medical negligence team has advised and...

Dorset Venus Awards Finalists Announcement

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Dutton Gregory is pleased to continue its support of the Venus Awards Dorset by sponsoring the Small Business Category 2015.  Earlier this week we announced our 3 finalists.  Congratulations to: ** Dee Clayton of Simply Amazing Training Ltd **...