Junior Professional Networking Event

Networking Event

On Thursday 26th January 2017, Thursfields’ Junior Lawyer Committee hosted their first Junior Professional Networking ‘New Year, New Networks’ event in Worcester City Centre. Held at Tonic Bar, Foregate Street, the event brought together junior professionals from businesses throughout Worcestershire and West Midlands to introduce relationships and develop networks. The guests enjoyed canapés and drinks,…

Make sure you know what is needed for your new boiler

gas water heater boiler

Boiler breakdown?  Need a new boiler?  There’s never a good time for your central heating boiler to give up on you and at this time of year the priority is making sure it’s back up and running as quickly as possible.  But do you know what documents you need after a new boiler is fitted? …

Charity Commission Comes To Worcester

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Hot on the heels of its Annual Public Meeting in London earlier this month, the Charity Commission is meeting charity trustees in Worcester on Friday 27 January. The meeting, hosted and co-ordinated by Thursfields Solicitors,  is to enable the Commission to test new digital services, receive comments on developments  to the 2017 annual return and…

Security for Commercial Property Landlords – Why do you need it?

Thursfields Staff Member Nicola

As a landlord, you can sometimes feel in a precarious position when renting out your property. You are trusting the tenant to pay the rent, abide by their repairing obligations and comply with any agreements relating to the use of the property. We want to ensure that you are best protected in the event that…

Property Management Case Update

Naveed Ansari Black and white photo

Avon Freeholders Ltd v Garnier [2016] UKUT 477 (LC) In this recent case, the Upper Tribunal (UT) were asked to consider and give an interpretation as to an administration charge which was paid by a leaseholder; however the leaseholder paid the charges whilst in dispute.  This scenario is quite common, for leaseholders to pay service…

Buy to let – Ownership of Rental Property

Julian B & W

With interest rates continuing at historic lows and no prospect of change anytime soon, buy to let property still offers a good rate of return on your investment. How difficult is buy to let? Ownership of rental property confers many obligations on the “would be landlord”.  These obligations are numerous and whilst this article will…

Thursfields helps local Rotary Club to raise over £7,000 for charity

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Thursfields’ Junior Lawyers Committee and Family Solicitors, Pam Arrowsmith and Alex Mansfield, joined the Halesowen and Rowley Regis Rotary Club over the Christmas period to help raise money for local Black Country charities. The annual Santa sleigh toured the Halesowen and Rowley Regis area throughout December. Thursfields’ employees joined on an evening and weekend to…

Christmas donations to help the homeless

DUDLEY COPYRIGHT EXPRESS&STAR TIM THURSFIELD 23/12/16 Property lawyers Thursfields, Dudley Street, Sedgley, with some of the items donated to them for charity Hope Into Action Black Country, which even included a child sized bed! Pictured are Matt Lambert from the charity, Kevin Drew, Deepa Patel, Lorraine Fellows, Tracey Side, Paul Brindley, and sleeping is Ryan Harding from Thursfields

Staff at Thursfields Sedgley branch helped to spread some Christmas joy in December by helping out a local homeless charity. Jessica Cooksey, a member of Thursfields Junior Lawyer Committee (TJLC), chose Hope into Action (Black Country) as the office’s chosen charity to support as part of the TJLC’s Christmas charity drive. Hope into Action provides…

Planning for your Journey Ahead…..

wills and estates director Michelle

The headlines in most of the papers this morning advise us that the onset of dementia could be linked to our proximity to busy roads and traffic pollution. Whilst it is not a very positive read, the truth is that very few of us are fully prepared from a legal point of view for our…

New Year, New You – New Home?

Jessica Wheway Thursfields

We are all guilty of it. After the indulgences of Christmas, the inevitable New Year’s Resolution to eat more healthily, get fitter and lose weight. But how much money is spent in January on new gym memberships which are used with enthusiasm for a month and then forgotten about? A gym membership can range from…

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