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Mediation Voucher Scheme Update

Pauline Ellis
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Back in April 2021, we helped raise awareness of a new Government Scheme where separating couples could claim up to £500 towards their mediation costs .  It was anticipated up to 2,000 families would be able to claim these ‘Mediation...

Concern Over NHS 'Patient Data Grab'

Carol Maunder
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The Team Leader of Dutton Gregory’s Clinical Negligence Department, Carol Maunder, is voicing her support for the growing number of medical professionals expressing concern over the intention for GPs to hand over confidential patient records to...

The Evolution is Parenthood: Is the law keeping up?

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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We know that modern families come in all different shapes and sizes, but to mark Pride Month, Family Law Specialist, Jon Whettingsteel considers whether the law does enough to support and protect LGBTQ+ families. When a child is born to a heterosexual...

FIVE ON FRIDAY: Pride Month

Taylor Devenport
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June is international Pride month, a celebration of LGBTQIA+ communities all over the world that not only remembers those who have fought for equality, but continues to highlight the injustice and damage caused by discrimination based on sexual orientation...

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

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Cervical cancer is the most common form of cancer in women under 35 with two women in the UK per day dying from the disease. In this article, specialist solicitor Claire Henderson explains her support for and work involving those facing the disease. From...

Through Gritted Teeth: When Dentistry Goes Wrong

Chloe Hayter
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The majority of people see their dentist twice a year as part of a normal routine and think nothing else about it. But what happens if a recommended treatment goes wrong? And what if it was avoidable? Chloe Hayter from Dutton Gregory’s Clinical...

The Backlash on Whiplash Reforms

Alice Robson
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The Government’s Whiplash Reform programme came into force on 31 May 2021. In this article Personal Injury Specialist, Alice Robson explains what this will mean for Claimants. What’s changing? Previously, those who suffered a whiplash injury...

What you should know about 'Cauda Equina Syndrome'

Carol Maunder
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Suffering from lower back pain? Problems in your legs? Dealing with incontinence? The collection of nerves at the end of the spinal cord is known as the ‘cauda equina’, due to its resemblance to a horses tail. Their primary function is...

Medical Negligence: Cerebral Palsy

Anne Martin
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There are many different causes of a baby being born with cerebral palsy ; a difficult labour resulting in lack of oxygen to the brain, head trauma, or meningitis. Whilst these are not always caused by medical negligence, Associate Anne Martin explains...

MESH IMPLANTS: Cases are on the rise

Annie Hodjat
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Mesh implants are a, usually synthetic, device used during surgery to strengthen damaged or weakened muscle or tissue to treat prolapse, incontinence and hernias. Used widely across the UK, there have been considerable reports in recent years of patient...

Hattrick of Nominations for the British Conveyancing Awards 2021

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Huge congratulations have been in order this month as three members of Dutton Gregory’s Residential Property team have been shortlisted in categories at this year’s British Conveyancing Awards. Proving excellence in every area of our busy...

Thinking of moving in together? Make sure you are in Agreement!

Tom Whatley
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If you and your partner are thinking of renting or buying a property together before getting married, you won’t be surprised to learn you are not alone. In the 10 years from 2009, the proportion of families containing a cohabiting couple increased from...

The Misconceptions of Marriage

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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Having practiced in Family Law for over a decade I have found that there are a number of false beliefs that people say to me time and time again, so in this article I am going to clear up some of the most popular ‘myths’ surrounding separation...

Separating Couples To Be Given Up To £500 Mediation Vouchers

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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Under a new Government scheme separating couples can claim up to £500 towards mediation. This is in order to assist and encourage parties to reach an out of court settlement, although some have suggested it is also to take the strain off of the family...

Update: Recent House of Lords vote on the Fire Safety Bill

Brianna Garley
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The House of Lords have recently voted on the Fire Safety Bill that was drafted by Parliament in response to the Grenfell tragedy. The House of Lords voted 326 to 248 in favour of a motion put forward by the Bishop of St Albans, Alan Smith, to insert into...

Dutton Gregory welcomes new Residential Property Partner in Bournemouth

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Local law firm Dutton Gregory celebrates the appointment of new Residential Property Partner, Amanda Watts , based in their new and modern Bournemouth office. Heading up Bournemouth’s Residential Property offering, Amanda brings a wealth of...

Do unmarried couples need a will?

Kathryn Loveland-Blockley
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According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) , the number of cohabiting couples in the UK reached five million in 2020. However, without the proper forethought, many of these couples find themselves dealing with complicated legal battles when their...

Celebrating International Women's Day 2021

Annie Hodjat
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"Never give up - to get something you never had, you need to do something you never did." These women in history listed below all failed, persevered and consistently pushed for better. If you have a spare...

How will Budget 2021 affect the housing market?

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During the Budget announcement yesterday, the Government revealed another £65 billion worth of spending has been added to the 2021 budget to support the UK as it eases through the Covid restrictions from the past 12 months. In this article, we outline...

When should you seek legal advice for a family law matter?

Pauline Ellis
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Dealing with a family law matter can be a difficult and emotional time for many. However, it’s important to obtain the advice of a solicitor as early as possible to avoid complications. Senior Associate Solicitor Pauline Ellis  shares a recent...

Funding for Legal Services in England and Wales

Tom Whatley
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The costs of legal proceedings can be daunting for many, especially those seeking divorce or other family law matters. While there are resources and support out there to assist eligible individuals, it can often be difficult to know exactly how these...

Strokes and medical negligence

Michael Kingman
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Strokes can sometimes seriously impact an individual’s quality of life. If you believe it could have been prevented with better medical care, you may wish to make a compensation claim. What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that...

What happens when parents disagree on vaccinating a child?

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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‘Vaccination’ is a word that we are hearing on an almost daily basis at the moment, and whilst the current Government guidance suggests that children under 16 should not receive the COVID-19 vaccine, this may change as more is known about the...

Family Mediation Week 2021: Mediation and COVID-19

Pauline Ellis
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Today brings a close to 2021’s Family Mediation Week .  Mediation is one of the Alternative Dispute Resolution options, rather than going to court.  COVID-19 has impacted on us all, in one way or another, including how we conduct...

Family Mediation Week 2021

Pauline Ellis
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Today, is the start of the Family Mediation Week campaign by the Family Mediation Council to raise awareness about mediation. Family mediation is a voluntary and confidential process  designed to resolve personal disputes using a neutral...

Stamp Duty Holiday: If we don't make the day, you don't pay!

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Last Updated: 3rd March 2021 As the current deadline on the government’s Stamp Duty Holiday draws closer, Dutton Gregory look to radical and innovative new ways to help their clients’ complete on their property purchase in time for the...

Close, but no cigar: the leasehold reform announcement

Louise Uphill
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The latest leasehold reform announcement doesn’t quite provide the clarity the industry were hoping for… The Government has announced a new set of reforms that it hopes will make it “easier and cheaper” for leaseholders to buy their...

Clinical Negligence, the NHS and COVID-19

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For most of us, 2020 has been one of the most unusual times in our lives. Yes, there are negatives but there are also lots of positives. One of my favourite positives from 2020 was the Thursday NHS clap at 8pm. I absolutely adored the solidarity from...

Divorce FAQ: How Does it Work?

Tom Whatley
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It goes without saying that separation and divorce can be one of the most challenging events that a person can face, both emotionally and financially. This FAQ will seek to offer some clarity in terms of the process for divorce, including an estimate of...

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...

Call for Stamp Duty Extension - A Solicitor's Perspective

Paul Sams
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The Stamp Duty holiday ( explained here ) is due to end in March 2021 - just 5 months from now. Estate agents and conveyancers around the country are working overtime to meet the surge in demand, with the biggest rise here in the South East. There...

What to expect when you're expecting... to go to court

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As a Trainee Solicitor in our Family team,  Taylor Devenport  shares his insights into what to expect in court hearings and what they’re really like to attend. My first memory of a courtroom is at The London Dungeon. I was 7 years...

Removing outdated restrictive covenants from your title

Brianna Garley
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You may have been advised when you purchased your property that a restrictive covenant is contained within your title. You may also have wrongly assumed that it cannot be removed and you just have to live with it. Fortunately, this may not necessarily be the...

Surrogacy and Parental Orders - A Guide for the Modern Family

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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The needs of families and their composition continues to change, as does the technology to support them. As a result, the law supporting these families also needs to change. There has been a continued and steady increase in the number of applications being...

What impact has the coronavirus pandemic had on landlords?

Emma Honey
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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all our lives and the government has introduced emergency legislation to try and limit that impact for many of us. However, in the private rental sector, there have been a number of issues which have left landlords feeling...

An update on video-witnessing Wills

Alistair MacFarlane
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The Coronavirus pandemic has had a dramatic impact on all of our lives, not least on the difficulty of signing a legal document where a witness is required to be present. This raises special difficulties with Wills where the law, which goes back to 1837,...

Certainty in these times of uncertainty... or is it just more uncertainty?

Emma Honey
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Last week preparations were being made by landlords, agents and their legal representatives to finalise reactivation notices to file at court and serve on tenants from the 24th August, to re-start possession claims.  Little government guidance was...

Equity Release: Your Questions Answered

Rebecca East
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Have you ever wondered what equity release really means and whether it's the right option for you? We've answered some of the most common questions around equity release... What is equity release? More people are finding themselves in need of...

The treatment of pensions on divorce: where are we now?

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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The division of pensions during divorce proceedings can be a complicated and emotive topics for many. In order to offer clarifications and recommendations on the matter, the Pension Advisory Group (PAG) filed their  ‘A Guide to the Treatment of...

Planning Shake Up... Or Pointless Sideshow?

Paul Sams
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On 21 st  July 2020 the Government announced new planning classes in an attempt to change the way that planning is handled.  Will it be successful or is this just political “smoke and mirrors”?  Probably a bit of...

Law Commissions Report on Leasehold Reform

Louise Uphill
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This week, the Law Commission published its report on buying freeholds and extending leases.  The report has been awaited since 2017, when the Law Commission announced it was given the task of promoting transparency and fairness in the residential...

Stamp Duty Changes: what do they mean for you?

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Today (Wednesday 8 th July), the Chancellor has announced a temporary Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”) holiday on residential properties as part of a number of measures that aim to kick start the economy following the impact of COVID-19. The...

No Furlough for the fellow on furlough

Mark Broad
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No Furlough for the fellow on furlough The traditional meaning of furlough is a ‘leave of absence’, especially that granted to a member of the services, missionaries or prisoners.  These days though, we are all familiar with the term as...

A boost for builders - automatic extensions on all planning permissions

Rachel McNulty
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This week, the government has announced that all planning permissions due to lapse between 23 March 2020 and 31 December 2020 that have not been implemented are automatically extended until 1 April 2021 . For many builders, this will be a welcome decision...

Case Study: Neil & Neil - A warning on the implications of dishonesty and deceit in financial proceedings

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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Although an extreme example based on the court’s findings, a recent Judgement delivered by Mr Justice Moor in the case of Neil & Neil [2019] EWHC 3330 (fam) serves as an example as to how the courts will set aside a financial order, even in part...

Five Fact Friday - Famous Thefts

Chris Hall
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We are all in need of a good news story at the moment.   So it was welcome news when, earlier this week, it was revealed that the mural created by street artist Banksy on a door of the Bataclan concert hall in Paris where, tragically, 90 people...

An Update On The Family Courts - How Does It Affect Your Situation?

Karen Andrews
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Many people dealing with or contemplating a divorce or separation may be confused and concerned by recent events, and the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on any ongoing (or anticipated) family law proceedings.   When the crisis first struck, we had...

An Update On The Family Courts - How Does It Affect Your Situation?

Karen Andrews
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Many people dealing with or contemplating a divorce or separation may be confused and concerned by recent events, and the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on any ongoing (or anticipated) family law proceedings.   When the crisis first struck, we had...

Divorce and Finances during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Your Questions Answered

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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The COVID-19 pandemic is going to have long lasting implications on the economy and, as such, one of the questions that my clients are repeatedly asking me is whether they should change their course of action during the pandemic. Should they separate but...

Family law during lockdown: your questions answered

Pauline Ellis
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The COVID-19 lockdown has had an effect on us all. However, for those in separated families, going through a breakdown of a relationship or even hoping to start married life, the challenges faced have been particularly difficult. We’ve looked at some...

Confessions of a Family Solicitor during Lockdown

Pauline Ellis
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It all seems rather surreal at the moment with the current COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.  Personally, I am trying to work from home while juggling trying to homeschool and entertain a preschooler at the same time! The majority of people...

Deciphering your residential lease

Louise Uphill
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Having dug out a copy of your lease from your ever growing pile of paperwork at home, you can often find yourself faced with the problem of how to decode it!  The good news is that we’ve put together this general guide to a standard residential...

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...

Virtual signing for property transactions during the coronavirus pandemic

Rebecca Cardy
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As much as we have been operating ‘business as usual’ during lockdown, the need for social distancing has, naturally, impacted the process for signing and returning original legal documents to solicitors. Without signed original legal documents,...

Leaseholders: get your "house" in order amid lockdown

Louise Uphill
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Whilst the battle with COVID-19 rages on outside and activity within the housing market is quiet, now is a good time for leaseholders to use this opportunity to get their current lease in a good and marketable condition ready for when the market springs back...

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...

Coronavirus and Conveyancing: Electronic Signatures

Rebecca East
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Common Law in England and Wales has always been flexible in recognising a variety of different signatures, including that of merely a mark, initials or a printed name. The law even accommodates signing on behalf of someone where a person is physically...

Coronavirus - Student tenants during lockdown

Gina Peters
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The government introduced measures on 26 March 2020 to prevent tenants in the private rental sector (PRS) from being evicted during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the measures are not extensive enough. Is this the case for our student population? With...

Government Launches Domestic Violence Campaign Amidst Covid-19

James Leach
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The coronavirus pandemic has had a drastic impact on the lives of everyone, with enforced changes effecting peoples' work and social life across the country.  In particular, the necessity to remain at home is taking a toll on...

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....

Coronavirus - Now is the time to transfer property and save tax!

Jeremy Tucker
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Transfers of certain types of property, to anyone other than a spouse, will generally mean you have to pay capital gains tax as if you had sold the property at its market value.  Adding to that pain, any taxable capital gain arising for disposals...

What does the Covid-19 Lockdown mean for your family?

Jonathan Whettingsteel
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On Monday 23 rd March 2020 the Prime Minister gave a historic announcement, putting the UK into lockdown. This was largely expected, but few had time to prepare, including many families with child arrangements. The government have since...

Equity Release Gets The Green Light For Remote Advice

Paul Sams
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Legal advice for Equity Release has been given the green light by the Equity Release Council (ERC) to happen remotely due to Covid-19 . Head of Conveyancing Paul Sams , author of a book on the topic, comments on the latest update. In the...

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...

Mediation Remains Available Despite Lockdown

Pauline Ellis
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Although mediation is normally conducted in person, due to the current covid-19 lockdown, this cannot happen. However, we are still able to offer our clients mediation services via several different video conferencing options. Initial Mediation...

Five Fact Friday - Charity

Chris Hall
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With more and more people being furloughed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, charities are reporting a rapid increase in volunteers as people look to keep themselves busy.  Back in January 2020, the Fundraising Regulator published its ‘Good Practice...

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 - 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 ...

Five Fact Friday - Budget

Chris Hall
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The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered the first Budget in more than 18 months earlier this week.  Today we examine some of the key aspects of the UK’s first Budget as a non-EC/EU state for nearly 50 years, as well as look at some of the quirkier...

Mediation Still Available Despite Lockdown

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Although mediation is normally conducted in person, due to the current lockdown situation caused by Covid-19, this cannot happen. However, we are able to offer our clients mediation services via several diferent video conferenncing options, enabling the...

Five Fact Friday - The Value of Justice

Chris Hall
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Last week was Justice Week, a week-long series of events run by the Bar Council, the Law Society and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Although the aim of Justice Week is to highlight and promote the work of legal organisations and professionals...

Five Fact Friday - Strange Laws

Chris Hall
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Last year, we published an article focussing on five curious English laws. Here are five more unusual and often cited unusual ‘laws’ which might or might not really exist. 1. It is illegal to stand within 100 yards of the reigning monarch...

Five Fact Friday - Valentine's Day

Chris Hall
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Roses are red Violets are blue Five Valentine’s Day facts For people to view 1. “Under loves heavy burden…” February 24 th was officially declared the holiday of St. Valentine’s Day by Henry VII in 1537 through a Royal...

BBC Drama The Split - A Realistic Interpretation Of Family Law?

Pauline Ellis
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The second series of BBC’s The Split is out today, and as a family lawyer you think I’d want to avoid a programme on divorce! Yet I was intrigued to see how dramatically my profession would be portrayed... For those of you who did not...

Divorce & Your Child's Mental Wellbeing

Pauline Ellis
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It’s Children’s Mental Health Week at the moment (3 rd – 9 th Feb), and Family Solicitor Pauline Ellis looks at the mental impact of divorce on children, and how to best support them. Divorces can be difficult, especially when there are...

Five Fact Friday - Names

Chris Hall
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This weekend marks 60 years since Queen Elizabeth II issued an Order-in-Council stating that she and her family would be known as the House of Windsor and that her descendants would take the name “Mountbatten-Windsor”.  Inspired by HRH, here...

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...

Five Fact Friday - Brexit

Chris Hall
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So today is the day that the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland exits the European Union.  What does this mean?  How will this affect you? What exactly are WTO rules?  These are all questions that we are looking to answer...

An Easy Guide to Clinical Negligence (Part 1)

Chloe Hayter
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2020 heralds a new decade, and unfortunately continues to bring a rise in clinical negligence cases . With the NHS paying out £2.4 billion  worth of claims in 2018, it's important to understand what clinical negligence is, and the...

Mediation Week - The Roundup

Pauline Ellis
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This week is  Mediation Week ! Family solicitor  Pauline Ellis  shares her experiences of mediation, and how it can help. Today's blog reviews our content over Mediation Week, and what we’ve learned. What is Mediation? ...

Five Fact Friday - Antarctica

Chris Hall
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Next week will see the 200 th anniversary of what is commonly believed to be the ‘discovery’ of Antarctica by Russian explorers Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen and Mikhail Lazarev.  To celebrate this, and also remind ourselves that there...

Mediation: The Impact

Pauline Ellis
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This week is  Mediation Week ! Family solicitor  Pauline Ellis  shares her experiences of mediation, and how it can help. Today's blog looks at: The Impact of Mediation Pauline shares her experience of mediation as a Family...

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...

How Does Mediation Work?

Pauline Ellis
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This week is  Mediation Week ! Family solicitor  Pauline Ellis  shares her experiences of mediation, and how it can help. Today's blog asks:  How Does Mediation Work? Firstly, how do you access mediation? There are two easy ways...

Do You Know The Benefits Of Mediation?

Pauline Ellis
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This week is  Mediation Week ! Family solicitor  Pauline Ellis  shares her experiences of mediation, and how it can help. Today's blog asks:  Do You Know The Benefits Of Mediation? Whilst Mediation can't offer you a golden...

What Is Mediation?

Pauline Ellis
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This week is Mediation Week ! Family solicitor Pauline Ellis shares her experiences of mediation, and how it can help. Today's blog asks:  What is Mediation?   Mediation is a  non-confrontational and cost effective way  to...

Five Fact Friday - Prohibition

Chris Hall
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Today marks the 100 th anniversary of the implementation of the Prohibition laws in the United States of America.  With this in mind, we present five intoxicating facts relating to various laws surrounding alcohol for you to keg back and enjoy. 1....

Five Fact Friday - New Year, New Laws

Chris Hall
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We usher in 2020 with a look at five laws that will (all things being equal) be implemented this year. According to data collected by Strava, a social network for athletes, this year’s ‘Quitter’s Day’ and the day on which people are...

Five Fact Friday - It's Christmas!

Chris Hall
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As we look forward to next week’s Christmas celebrations, here are five festive facts about Christmas. Apologies in advance for some of the wordplay, but it is the most pun-derful time of the year.  We wouldn’t want to leave anyone pine-ing...

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...

What Would You Do If You Won the Lottery?

Kathryn Loveland-Blockley
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An unidentified member of the Dorset community has won the EuroMillions this month … and has yet to claim their prize! Whether you’d buy an £88m mansion next door to Jay-Z and Beyoncé , go yacht shopping or give it all away to...

What is Oxygen Starvation at Birth?

Claire Henderson
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Becoming a mother can be an amazing, exciting and fulfilling experience. Unfortunately, sometimes the birth process can go wrong, and as a result your baby can be injured. We see a large number of cases where, during the birth, for whatever reason, a...

Five Fact Friday - Election day

Chris Hall
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There is now less than one week until polling day and, as an antidote to the election fatigue most of us are feeling, it is worth looking at some of the more interesting laws relating to elections and the Parliament generally. So, here are five facts about...

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...