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Furse Sanders Limited – Conveyancing, Wills & Probate Matters – Your Questions Answered

Did you have ‘LIVE’ Conveyancing, Wills, Probate or Trusts files you had instructed Furse Sanders to work on?  If so read on.   What has happened? Furse Sanders Limited have been unable to continue acting for its clients in conveyancing, Wills, Probate, Trusts and Power of Attorney matters, due to a lack of capacity to undertake this type of work. In order...

Rules is rules – DIY court claims fraught with traps

Landmark ruling in Supreme Court reinforces need for professional representation. A recent ruling by the Supreme Court in Barton v Wright Hassall made it clear that litigants in person (those acting for themselves and without representation during litigation proceedings) are still held to same standard as any professional lawyer would be when it comes to rules...

Celebrating our Trainees Graduations

On Tuesday 23rd January 2018, two of our current trainees, Tom Wisniewski (left) and Joe Matharu (right) attended their Graduation at De Montfort University, Leicester. They both achieved Distinctions in their Legal Practice Course (LPC) at DMU. Absent from the awards was another trainee, Ed Liddell, who also received a distinction. Andrew Eagle, Senior Partner,...

Josiah Hincks welcomes highly experienced Family Lawyer, Bina Modi to its Market Harborough Office

Leicestershire Law Firm Josiah Hincks has welcomed to its expanding Market Harborough team, Bina Modi, a highly experienced Family Lawyer. Bina Modi have been practising as a solicitor for over 27 years. She has also a trained collaborative practitioner, assisting couples to reach an amicable agreement in round table structured meetings without recourse to court...

Josiah Hincks Celebrates its 90th Anniversary

Throughout 2017 Josiah Hincks has been celebrating its 90th anniversary as a law firm and have held several events throughout the year to celebrate this, the largest of which was a black tie dinner at the Marriott Hotel in September when over 260 people comprising current partners and staff of the firm and including clients and professional connections came...

Budget News: Stamp Duty Abolished for First Time Buyers

Today, Wednesday 22nd November, Chancellor Philip Hammond  announced that he will abolish stamp duty for purchases up to £300,00.00 for first time purchasers. This, together with other measures, will mean that getting on the housing ladder will be less of a dream for the young. The changes to Stamp Duty (SDLT) will affect individuals purchasing a residential...