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Why a Lasting Power of Attorney is of benefit

Jennifer Murphy, head of our private client department, has defended lasting powers of attorney (LPA) after Denzil Lush, the former Senior Judge of the Court of Protection, warned they may leave elderly people open to abuse. An LPA is a powerful legal document that allows a person to appoint trusted individuals to make important decisions …

St. Catherine Hospice ‘Make a Will Fortnight’

  As a result of our participation, we raised £3,020.00 for the Hospice. Original article follows: Our Horsham Private Client team are participating in St. Catherine Hospice ‘Make a Will Fortnight’. From 8 – 19 May 2017 we will be offering 30 appointments allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Instead of paying our solicitors for their …

Proposed Probate Court Fee Increases

Back Down in Proposed Probate Court Fee Increase Following a nationwide backlash against the proposed hike in probate court fees, we are delighted to report, the proposal has now been shelved as the government state there will not be enough time, before the general election in June, for the proposed increase to be implemented. Following …

Launch of the Worthing Collaborative Law Pod

Collaborative Law is a new and exciting approach to dispute resolution in Family Law Proceedings. Negotiations are conducted through round table meetings at which clients and lawyers are involved together in working towards an agreement to avoid the costs, both financial and emotional, of contested Court proceedings. Collaborative Law is growing in popularity as it …

Private Equity Venture Capital Deal of the Year Awards

The Corporate & Commercial team at Coole Bevis LLP are delighted that their professionalism and expertise has been recognised in the Private Equity/Venture Capital Deal of the Year Awards. The results have just been announced as part of the South East Dealmakers Awards 2017.  The judges were impressed by the way that all the advisers …

Residential service charges – an overview

Most long leases of residential flats contain an obligation upon the lessor (or landlord) to insure, repair and maintain and provide other services in respect of a building, and an obligation upon the lessee (or tenant) to meet the costs incurred by the landlord by way of service charge. The lease will govern which services …

Horsham Garden Music Festival

Coole Bevis LLP was again delighted to support the Horsham Garden Music Festival, a local community charity. The weather was fair and the total audience over the four concerts was over 2000, beating the number for previous years.          

Employment Law Following Brexit

Possible Implications of Brexit for Employment Law in the UK Much of the UK’s employment law comes from the EU, including discrimination rights, TUPE, family leave, working time regulations and duties to agency workers. The UK could repeal all of these. However it is unlikely for the following reasons:- Some EU employment laws merely subsumed …

Coole Bevis LLP sponsoring the Horsham Garden Music Festival

Coole Bevis LLP are pleased to continue with the Coole & Haddock tradition of sponsoring the Horsham Garden Music Festival taking place in the Human Nature Garden of Horsham Park on the weekend afternoons of the 16, 17, 23 & 24 July.  Further details of the festival can be found on www.facebook.com/horshamgardenmusicfestival

£3,130 raised for the St Catherine’s Hospice

Our private client team based at Horsham have recently participated in St Catherine’s Hospice two week Will writing promotion raising £3,130 for the Hospice.

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