Wilson Browne

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Northampton

Grange Park Court

Roman Way

Northampton

NN4 5EA

01536 410014

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Wilson Browne

Email: enquiries@wilsonbrowne.co.uk

Tel: 0800 088 6004

Website: www.wilsonbrowne.co.uk

When it comes to Commercial Law, Wilson Browne Solicitors is a name that more and more businesses are turning to. Not only was Wilson Browne, Northamptonshire Law Society Large Law Firm Of The Year 2015/16 but it also lays claim to Solicitor Of The Year 2016/17; a previous winner of the Young Solicitor Of The Year; and one of its Partners being President of the Northamptonshire Law Society!

About Wilson Browne

The firm can trace its history back nearly 200 years. The firm covers all areas of Commercial and Private Client law, having offices in Northamptonshire operating from Northampton, Kettering, Corby, Higham Ferrers, Wellingborough as well as having a strong presence in Leicester.
 
The firm retains its Partner led, down to earth approach with a focus on client service excellence. Many of the teams are listed in the Legal 500, a “who’s who” of the legal profession.
 
An initial enquiry costs nothing and the firm is transparent on fees. It offers fixed pricing, menu pricing and no win – no fee, all subject to agreement.
 
Our services for business are extensive, including: 

  • Disputes (Litigation)
  • Debt recovery
  • Employment law
  • Corporate & Commercial law
  • Insolvency
  • Commercial Property
  • Professional Negligence (suing a professional)

For individuals and businesses we provide advice on: 

  • Wills & Trusts, Estates & Probate
  • Care Home Fees
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence
  • Conveyancing
  • Private Landlord services
  • Family law, divorce & mediation
  • Childcare law
  • Employment law

With a complete range of legal solutions for businesses and individuals and transparent costs, Wilson Browne really are ‘all the help you need’. For a FREE consultation call us today on 0800 088 6004.

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Solicitors honoured for helping secure vital funds

1st December 2018

WILSON Browne Solicitors on Venture Park in Kettering has been recognised by Cancer Research UK after facilitating over £698,000 worth of gifts from people choosing to leave a legacy to the charity in their Free Will Service.

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Firm increases presence in guide

1st December 2018

THE Legal 500 United Kingdom 2018 is this year's definitive guide to who's who in the Legal World and is released in October of each year.

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Another fantastic year

1st December 2018

TIME flies by, the clock keeps ticking, seasons come and go... we all get on with life and 'things'. Work is no different - in the blink of an eye, another year has gone by and we reflect on the year that was.

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Calendar girl meets boss in boots

1st December 2018

LADIES in Northamptonshire saved a date in their November calendar for a charity luncheon at Kettering Park Hotel.

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Leave coming down the chimney to Santa

1st December 2018

By Jessica Rayns

Wilson Browne Solicitors

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Disciplinary appeals - the importance of responding in full

1st November 2018

By Aimee Johns

Solicitor

Wilson Browne

MANY employers have faced the difficult task of taking employees through a disciplinary process at some point, after allegations of wrongdoing in the workplace.

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Deal or no deal - the big Brexit question

1st November 2018

By James Dent

Wilson Browne Solicitors

THE problem with this version of Deal or No Deal is that there's no cash prize at the end of it and nobody who keeps offering to buy you out.

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Firm is re-accredited

1st October 2018

WILSON Browne Solicitors has been re-accredited with the Law Society's coveted Lexcel standard for practice management, awarded only to firms who meet the highest management and customer care standards.

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Access laws for adjoining properties

1st October 2018

IF you have a building or renovation project planned it maybe the case that you will need to carry out works to your property that simply cannot be done without accessing your neighbours' property, for instance to install scaffolding or to re-poin

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Navigating the challenges

1st September 2018

AS a lawyer questioned about challenges in the logistics sector it is tempting to stress the importance of preparing for Brexit.

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What a waste of time!

1st September 2018

HERE we examine the much asked question of 'can I claim for lost management time?'

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Excellence should be a constant

1st September 2018

WILSON Browne Solicitors has a rich history of award winning excellence, across the business.

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Bracing for sale - considerations for dentists selling their practice

1st September 2018

By Guy Zarins

Solicitor

Wilson Browne Solicitors

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Office steeped in history

1st August 2018

FROM Canterbury to Oxford, to Kimbolton, to 'the trenches' - to Higham Ferrers.

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Expertise recognised

1st August 2018

PARTNER Tom Warrender, who heads up the Legal 500 recognised Commercial Property and Social Housing Teams at Wilson Browne Solicitors, has once again been recognised for his sector expertise having recently recorded a webinar for MBL (Seminars) Li

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Education heroes honoured at annual awards

1st August 2018

LOCAL schools and colleges gathered together in June at Wicksteed Park for the annual Northamptonshire Education Awards, organised by Northamptonshire newspapers and sponsored by Wilson Browne Solicitors.

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Copyright and all that jazz

1st July 2018

By David Farmer

Wilson Browne Solicitors

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Double fun for charity

1st July 2018

DURING May, 32 employees and their families from Wilson Browne Solicitors participated in the Cransley Hospice 5k Bubble Rush on a very sunny day.

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Expansion of team leads to promotion

1st July 2018

WILSON Browne Solicitors have promoted James Dent to an Associate within their growing Company Commercial Team, based in the Northampton office, with effect from 1 July.

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What will GDPR mean for your medical records?

1st June 2018

By Robyn Webb

Wilson Browne Solicitors

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GDPR - what do charities need to consider?

1st June 2018

IT'S unlikely to have escaped anyone with an email account, that there have been big changes in the field of data protection in the form of GDPR.

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Contesting a will

1st June 2018

By Jennifer Laskey

Wilson Browne Solicitors

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Keeping you in control

1st May 2018

YOU wouldn't fly on a plane that had no co-pilot; you wouldn't sail on a boat with no First Mate... so why would anyone leave their business exposed to risk with no 'backup plan'?

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Advising the experts

1st May 2018

IF you want expert advice... ask an expert: but where does an expert go for their advice?

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Tapping out a rhythm for charity

1st May 2018

WILSON Browne were delighted to support a community event in Hackleton last month.

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A truck-load of trouble

1st April 2018

By David Farmer

Wilson Browne Solicitors

 

CARTELS, price-fixing, anti-trust - call it what you will but there's no escaping that Competition Law is there to protect us from... a lack of competition!

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The risks of asbestos in commercial property

1st April 2018

By Rachel Timms

Wilson Browne Solicitors

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Charity - it's a serious business

1st April 2018

WILSON Browne are committed to the local community and works with a number of local charities and good causes.

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What a difference a century makes

1st March 2018

WILSON Browne's Clinical Negligence Team are celebrating the admission to the Roll of Solicitors of new team member Marianne Stapleton and a landmark for Partner and Head of Team Louise Tyler as she reaches 25 years since she was admitted as a sol

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New instant moving costs calculator launched

1st March 2018

WILSON Browne Solicitors has launched a new online Moving Costs Calculator. Designed for anyone buying or selling a property, the service provides a quick, instant estimate by answering just a few simple questions.

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Lease renewal successful

1st March 2018

THE Legal 500-recognised Commercial Property Team at Wilson Browne Solicitors were delighted to act for CS2 Chartered Surveyors on their recent renewal lease of their premises in Colmore Row in Birmingham.

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Are lawyers always expensive?

1st February 2018

By Kevin Rogers

Chairman

Wilson Browne

A BOLD question for a lawyer to pose! Before you decide that the answer is an emphatic 'yes!' let's see if we can change that perception.

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Double success for trainee solicitors

1st February 2018

WILSON Browne Solicitors are congratulating both Chloe Doggett and Marianne Stapleton who finished their training contracts and qualified as solicitors last month.

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Partner appointed to national committee

1st February 2018

LOUISE Tyler, Head of the Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Team at Wilson Browne Solicitors, has been appointed to the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers (SCIL) Executive Committee.

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Can I claim back my employment tribunal fees?

1st February 2018

By Chloe Doggett

Solicitor

Wilson Browne

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All the help you need - by design

4th January 2018

AI (artificial intelligence) was supposed to be the end of many professional services, and the demise of the print industry was seemingly a certainty as we all moved to paperless offices and e-commerce: the reality is that quality print and design

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Check for any exclusions

1st January 2018

A CASE (Crowden v QBE) from the end of 2017 has raised concerns for those dealing with insolvency litigation, financial advice, and associated professional indemnity insurance products.

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A vintage year?

1st December 2017

TWELVE months of Donald Trump, a general election; Brexit negotiations; Lewis Hamilton wins world title (again); the Paradise Papers scandal; North Korea; Fake News - all headlines and events that have shaped the news.

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No Deal may gridlock the courts

1st December 2017

By Kevin Rogers
Wilson Browne Solicitors

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Squatter evictions in commercial premises

1st December 2017

By David Farmer
Wilson Browne Solicitors
EMPTY commercial or business premises can be a very real worry for any landlord - and a very real risk.

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Mountainous task

1st November 2017

JAMIE Christie, Trainee Legal Executive for Wilson Browne's Court of Protection Team donned his trainers and tackled the Swedish Salomon 27K this summer in aid of the Air Ambulance.

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Law firm recognised

1st November 2017

AT the recent NLS awards Wilson Browne was once again awarded the prestigious Northamptonshire Law Society Large Law Firm of the Year Award 2017.

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Golf day raises funds for homelessness charity

1st November 2017

WILSON Browne Solicitors have donated over £4,500 to the Hope Centre, a Northampton based charity for the homeless.

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New rules for debt recovery

1st November 2017

Stacy Jackson from the Commercial Litigation Team at Wilson Browne Solicitors advises on the new Debt Recovery Protocol.

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Strong links with key business areas

1st October 2017

TRACING the provision of legal services to business back almost 200 years, Wilson Browne Solicitors boasts five offices within easy reach of all three areas of Brackmills, Rushmills and The Lakes, with over 110 staff at Northampton, Grange Park an

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In the party mood

1st October 2017

By Jennie Jahina
Head of Employment
Wilson Browne

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New business health check service launched

1st October 2017

THERE are so many aspects to running a business that it's easy to lose track.

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What are the current issues in the logistics sector?

1st September 2017

THE logistics sector makes up a major part of the Northamptonshire economy and therefore concerns for that sector are concerns for the wider economy of the county. So what are the challenges?

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Reform proposal visit

1st September 2017

IN June, representatives from the Law Society attended the offices of Wilson Browne in Northampton to meet with Partner and head of clinical negligence/personal injury Louise Tyler.

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Excellence recognised

1st September 2017

IN recent years Wilson Browne has gone from strength to strength, winning an array of awards that recognise excellence in various fields.
The Northamptonshire Law Society awarded the firm in the following categories:

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A growing reputation

1st August 2017

WILSON Browne Solicitors has grown its reputation as a law firm you can trust, through straightforward, jargon-free support, and an ability to successfully get things done.

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In the summertime when the weather is hot...

1st August 2017

By Jennie Jahina
Wilson Browne
Solicitors
FROM 1 June, Northamptonshire Police started a campaign focused on reducing the number of drink (and drug) drivers in the county.

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Promoting from within

1st July 2017

WILSON Browne Solicitors continues its strong track record of promoting from within.

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Five ways to get out of start-up mode and grow your business

1st July 2017

BUSINESS owners can stay in start-up mode for too long. If you keep telling people you're 'just a start-up' you will never take actions for real growth.

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Golf day invitation

1st July 2017

WILSON Browne have changed the way they run their golf day this year - they are going to donate the entire cost of a typical golf day to charity... and then some!

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Part of the community

1st June 2017

WITH the Business Times focus this month on Northampton, Partner Tom Warrender has been reflecting on the firm's involvement in the Northampton business community.

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All change in the world of insolvency

1st June 2017

KEEPING up to date with change in a fast-paced business environment is always difficult. You may feel that you have been subjected to information overload recently, with the upcoming General Election and the on-going Brexit saga.

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Who carries on your business if you can't?

1st May 2017

By Vicki Pearce
Partner
Wilson Browne Solicitors

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When a lease variation can create a surrender and re-grant

1st May 2017

By Tom Warrender
Wilson Browne Solicitors

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Changing a contract

1st April 2017

WHEN parties to a contract change their minds but want to stay contractually bound to each other it can be tricky. Almost always the written contract is overlooked, and if the parties later fall out there can be costly litigation.

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Partnership breeds success

1st April 2017

WILSON Browne picked up a bronze award at the prestigious DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2017, in London.

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New president

1st April 2017

IKA Castka, Partner at Wilson Browne Solicitors, has been appointed President of the Northamptonshire Law Society.

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Fastest growing borough

1st March 2017

CORBY has been named by the Office for National Statistics in 2016 as the fastest growing borough outside London.

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Team continues to grow

1st March 2017

WILSON Browne's Commercial Team goes from strength to strength with the recent addition of two new commercial property team members.

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Preparing to sell your business

1st February 2017

ARE you looking to sell your business this year, or even in 2018? If so, you should speak to your lawyer now about getting your business ready for sale.

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Getting the right advice when things go wrong

30th January 2017

Is it really all or nothing?

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New year, new law - same bad habits?

4th January 2017

WHAT'S coming in the legal world for 2017? Brexit guessing aside: employment law will be busy, with the apprenticeship levy, gender pay gap reporting for large firms and increased childcare provision for parents.

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Is the time right for a no-fault divorce system in the UK

4th January 2017

TO obtain a divorce, at the moment, one party has to issue proceedings against the other and generally, to do that one has to be able to say that their marriage has broken down irretrievably.

One party must prove one of:

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The future's bright in Wendelburie

1st December 2016

WITH this month's focus on Wellingborough, the timing couldn't be better to spread positive post-Brexit news regarding the current state of the commercial property market, in relation to the historic market town of Wendelburie (to give it its Dome

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Getting professional advice you can rely on

1st December 2016

REGARDLESS of the profession, you should be able to rely on professional advice. But what do you do when it goes wrong?

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Are you ready?

1st November 2016

ON 23 June, Britain voted to leave the European Union. Just over 100 days later, there is still a lot of speculation about what the vote is going to mean for businesses and, in particular, what the legal implications will be for businesses.

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When is a lie not a fraud?

1st November 2016

THE Insurance Act 2015, in a neat sidestep, left open one of the most contentious issues in modern insurance law.

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Named in legal world who's who

1st November 2016

THE Legal 500 is a who's who of the legal world. To be given a ranking is no easy task - a comprehensive and detailed written submission with supporting evidence has to be made and assuming that passes muster, a face-to-face interview follows.

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Renting: the key is to be prepared

1st October 2016

THE property market has its ups and downs as we all know and the phrase "safe as houses' is perhaps not so reliable as it used to be but in this new era of near zero base rates and ultra-low mortgage interest a foray into the buy-to-let market may

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Are you really safe as houses?

30th September 2016

NO doubt we all use the term on regular occasions to imply certainty and security in someone or something, but when it comes to building projects it pays to be cautious.

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Are you really safe as houses?

19th September 2016

NO doubt we all use the term on regular occasions to imply certainty and security in someone or something, but when it comes to building projects it pays to be cautious.

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Post-Brexit - are we any wiser?

1st September 2016

HAS the uncertainty faded? What are the practical implications of our withdrawal from the EU? What does it mean for Northamptonshire businesses?

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New guidance should provide more certainty

1st September 2016

HIGH profile divorces of the rich and famous nearly always focus on money and extravagant lifestyles?

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New guidance should provide more certainty

22nd August 2016

HIGH profile divorces of the rich and famous nearly always focus on money and extravagant lifestyles?

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Debt recovery focus is on statutory demands

1st August 2016

BUSINESSES, when owed money, have a range of recovery options at their disposal. One often used and one suggested even more often by non-lawyers, is that of a statutory demand.

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When it's not what you say, it's what you do...

1st August 2016

CONSULTING can be an interesting and varied role, bringing you into contact with a diverse range of industries and clients, but for every silver lining there's a cloud.

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Reflecting on break clauses

1st July 2016

NOW that the dust has started to settle after the Supreme Court's recent decision in the case of Marks & Spencer vs. BNP Parabis, it is a time for reflection for both landlords and tenants.

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Blood, sweat and fears . . . get planning

1st July 2016

YOU'VE worked hard to build up a business but what happens if something unforeseen happens to you?
What if you are temporarily or permanently incapacitated - Who will run, and not ruin, your business?

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Reflecting on break clauses

16th June 2016

NOW that the dust has started to settle after the Supreme Court's recent decision in the case of Marks & Spencer vs. BNP Parabis, it is a time for reflection for both landlords and tenants.

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Changes to conditional fee agreement rules

1st June 2016

AS of April 2016, the right to claim any uplift on a conditional fee agreement (CFA) or premiums payable for after-the-event insurance from the losing defendant was removed from legislation following the introduction of the Jackson Reforms in 2013

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Blame on both sides in identity fraud situation

1st June 2016

SOLICITORS on both sides of a conveyancing transaction have been found liable for negligence in a case involving stolen identity and fraud on the buyer.

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Changes to conditional fee agreement rules

19th May 2016

AS of April 2016, the right to claim any uplift on a conditional fee agreement (CFA) or premiums payable for after-the-event insurance from the losing defendant was removed from legislation following the introduction of the Jackson Reforms in 2013

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When things get complicated

1st May 2016

IN a twist of fate even Homer Simpson himself could not have dreamt up, the ex-wife of Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon and his girlfriend have both filed claims against his $100 million estate.

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Ruling on childcare vouchers provision

1st May 2016

THE provision of childcare vouchers is a benefit offered by a number of employers to their workforce.

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When things get complicated

26th April 2016

IN a twist of fate even Homer Simpson himself could not have dreamt up, the ex-wife of Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon and his girlfriend have both filed claims against his $100 million estate.

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Medieval terms that still survive

1st April 2016

CHAMPERTY and Maintenance are both excellent examples of medieval doctrines that survive to this day and cause headaches for clients and lawyers worldwide, that struggle to understand them and work within (or around) them.

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My word is my bond

1st April 2016

THE phrase "My word is my bond" can be traced back in English Literature to Shakespeare's times and is referred to in the Merchant of Venice.

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What does in "writing' mean?

1st March 2016

WE know that a contract should be in writing, even though it can be verbal.

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Getting the right advice when things go wrong

1st March 2016

Two new cases point out the importance of getting the right advice when things go wrong.
Is it really all or nothing?

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Directors must give notification

1st March 2016

DAVID Forsey, Chief Executive of Sports Direct, is due before Chesterfield Magistrates Court again later this month, in the on-going case regarding his alleged failure to notify the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) of collectiv

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What happens when things go wrong

1st February 2016

FEBRUARY is traditionally the time for partners to express their affection with Valentine's greetings and gifts. It's not usually the time to think about breaking up and separation.

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Time running out to pursue rogue directors

1st February 2016

ROGUE directors and bankrupts received an early Christmas present on the 17 December 2015 when Lord Faulks QC, Minister of State for Civil Justice, announced that from?April 2016 the way that insolvency litigation has been funded is to change.

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A reputation for training

1st February 2016

WILSON Browne Solicitors has shown again what makes them Northamptonshire Law Society Large Law Firm of The Year with the appointment of a further two new trainee solicitors.

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Breaking up really is hard to do?

1st February 2016

A RECENT survey carried out by Resolution (an organisation of family lawyers and professionals) showed that around eight out of ten children and young people with experience of parental separation or divorce would prefer their parents to split up

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When the excuses have to stop

1st January 2016

CAN a debtor keep trotting out the same old story?

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Time to review those policies

1st January 2016

EMPLOYMENT policies can be a real thorn in the side for business owners. For some, the policies will have been added to and amended so often that they have become overly complex and difficult to follow.

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When the excuses have to stop

31st December 2015

CAN a debtor keep trotting out the same old story?

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Firms feeling more confident in planning for the future

18th June 2015

WITH the election behind us, businesses can look to the future with certainty, and things are getting busier with more and more enquiries coming into the Commercial Property Team at Wilson Browne Solicitors.

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In case it’s not such a Happy New Year

5th January 2015

IT'S no surprise that January is the busiest time of year for family lawyers and the first day of the working year has become aptly known as 'divorce day'.

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Gaining national recognition

20th October 2014

September has certainly been a month for celebrations at law firm Wilson Browne.

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