Job Title: Associate
Phone: 0161 475 7689
Job Title: Associate
Pensions are complex and it is important that expert advice is received. Some pensions are ‘high risk’ which means lawyers will strongly advise you to obtain a pension report to ensure that the true value of the pension is known....Read More
Our Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity team acted for a client who wanted to challenge the terms of a care home contract that related to her husband. He had been occupying a room in a residential care home for over...Read More
Our Trusts team were appointed as a professional trustee under the Will of a client who wanted to ensure that his adult children were appropriately provided for, but taking into account their differing needs and financial positions. They wanted to...Read More
An elderly client wanted to make a will and Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) but due to a fall, needed a home visit as she had fractured a bone in her leg. The medication prescribed also caused some confusion which...Read More
An elderly client wanted to make a will and Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) but due to a fall needed a home visit as she had fractured a bone in her leg. The medication prescribed also caused some confusion which...Read More
Our Wills & Wealth Planning team assisted clients who had been married previously, with making wills to provide for their current spouse, as well as for their own children from their previous relationships. We looked at the assets in the...Read More
Our Trusts team were approached by executors who had been appointed as trustees of a Trust that was created by the terms of the Will. They had never acted as trustees before and we were able to help explain to...Read More
Our Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity team acted on behalf of a client who was in his 90’s, with full capacity, who had appointed his step daughter as his attorney. When it came to registering the Lasting Power of Attorney...Read More
A client was in the process of a divorce who owned their own business and wanted to protect the estate for the benefit of the children. They also wanted to mitigate the potential for a claim being made against the...Read More
One of our colleagues in the Personal Injury team introduced us to a client who was due to receive a substantial award from a personal injury claim. They wanted to consider putting the assets into a personal injury trust as...Read More
A judge once ordered the return of two little girls to their mother. They had been with their father for 14 months and he cared for them when their mother left to live with someone else. The judge decided that...Read More
Our Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity team acted on behalf of a client who was in a care home and whose needs were reviewed by the NHS with a view to assessing whether or not she was entitled to NHS...Read More
Our Estate Administration & Probate team acted as executors with a lay executor for a generous patron who lived in the Chester area, who loved his cats and wanted to be cremated with the remains of his former feline companions....Read More
Our Estate Administration & Probate team acted as executors for a generous patron of the arts and science in the Manchester area who was also an avid collector of fine art. He left most of his estate to a number...Read More
Our Family Law team were instructed by a wife who had filed an application for financial remedy. The husband and wife had been married for nine years with no children, they had been separated for 12 months, and she had...Read More
Our Estate Administration & Probate team were approached by the executor and main beneficiary of a home-made Will where the person who died was a neighbour with considerable wealth, but had no family and had become good friends with our...Read More
A lot of our clients are existing clients and come back to us time and again due to our expertise.
It is our firm policy that client wills are handled by experienced solicitors who are STEP qualified.
Over 85% of the legal work carried out by the Family Law team is from recommendations from former clients and other professionals.
Clients often tell us that we explain complex estate planning concepts in a simple way, giving illustrations which allows the client to explain the process to their families.
We act as executors for clients who have no close family and will liaise with funeral directors to arrange the funeral and arrange for the wishes of the deceased to be carried out after their death.
We have re-homed a number of pets for people who have died – we appreciate they are also a key member of your family and need looking after.
We are flexible in our working hours to make the process of signing papers and discussing estate administration easier for clients who may need to travel a distance.
You and your partner sign a participation agreement which provides full and frank disclosure of all documents and information that relates to the issues. Disclosure is made at an early stage.
You may have heard the phrase ‘worth more dead than alive’ and this is often true. Whilst you are alive, you only consider your cash assets as being worth anything but in reality, if you own a property, have life...
The settlement agreement reached during the collaborative family law process is no different from any other negotiated settlement. If the outcome of the settlement would have been different if the information had been available, then it is open to you...
When someone is appointed under a will as an executor they can act but may choose not to, perhaps because they don’t have time to deal with the estate administration, maybe they are in poor health, or are one of...
We offer robust legal advice and on-site support for the Education Sector from a team of Employment and HR specialists, backed by our expert employment lawyers.
We provide pragmatic advice and solutions to the construction and engineering industries, delivered by a specialist Construction and Engineering Team.
Our cross-disciplinary Healthcare team advises a wide range of organisations in the public and private arena and third sector bodies.
With over 20 years’ experience in the music and media industry, we have significant experience in acting for musicians, songwriters, independent record labels and management companies.
We help our clients determine a pricing structure that suits their individual needs.
We recruit the right people ensuring a consistent high level of client experience.
Our teams of specialist solicitors have in-depth knowledge of the problems we solve.
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