RICS Electronic Communications Code Seminar

John McLean Blue Tie

John McLean of our Birmingham Office delivered a successful seminar to RICS members in Birmingham last week. The new Electronic Communications Code was implemented on 28 December 2017.  Landowners should take note if they are currently negotiating with telecoms operators for the installation of electronic communications equipment on their land, or are considering doing so…

Stonewall intervenes in transgender Court of Appeal case

The Court has recently recorded a forward thinking decision in the case of a transgender woman. Both Stonewall Equality Limited and Keshet Diversity UK Limited were interveners and filed written submissions to the Court of Appeal during the hearing.  The case was further complicated as the transgender woman came from an ultra orthodox Judaic background….

Thursfields’ Shane Miller shortlisted for Director of the Year!

Shane Miller WWW Web

Shane Miller, Director and Share holder of Thursfields Solicitors has been shortlisted for the Wonderful Worcestershire Director of the Year Award. Shane has lived in Worcestershire for 7 years and joined Thursfields in 2012 where she sits on the management board and heads up the family team. Over a short space of time, Shane has…

Life peer attends round-table debate at Thursfields

Thursfields Solicitors 3 x solicitors

Thursfields Solicitors provided the venue for a round-table debate attended by a number of guests –  including a popular politician who went on to become a life peer. Lorely Burt was a Liberal Democrat MP for Solihull from 2005 to 2015, after which she became Baroness Burt of Solihull in the 2015 Dissolution Honours. The…

A successful 2017

Thursfields Managing Director Nick

As Thursfields Solicitors gets busy for another year of expansion, I wanted to highlight some of our successes from 2017. Many involved awards for the talented people we have working for us in our eight offices across Worcestershire and the West Midlands. People like Aimee Williams, who scooped ‘Office manager of the Year’ at Worcestershire…

Continuing Committee Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust

Thursfields Solicitors Winners Princes Trust

Thursfields Solicitors has earned special recognition from The Prince’s Trust in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, having once again been named as a ‘Committee Ambassador’ for the Trust’s regional development committee The official recognition comes after Thursfields’ on going support for the Trust over a number of recent years. A recent example was a “Thanksgiving”-themed quiz night at…

Rip-off card charges banned – what do I need to know?

Firstly, it is important to explain what this change is, and how it has come about. Amid mass media hype (given the effect of this law is imminent), there are a number of statements being made surrounding the effects of the “ban”.  Being armed with knowledge of your consumer rights is important – even more…

What is Parental Alienation?

Jasdeep Nagra B&W

Who suffers the most following a breakdown of a relationship? Unfortunately it is the children of the family. When a couple separate, generally speaking there is quite a lot of animosity between them, especially when there are ongoing divorce proceedings. This makes it difficult for both parents to work together for the sake of the…

Thursfields promotes six to equity partner

Shareholders 2018

Thursfields Solicitors has appointed six new equity partners as it positions itself for continuing growth. The appointments follow a period of sustained growth for the firm which has enjoyed 20% year on year growth in each of the last four years. The firm has also continued to pick up awards and plaudits aplenty in the past two…

Restrictive Covenants – a new approach to an old problem?

Rob Pettigrew - Colour

The best laid plans of developers, landowners and homeowners can all easily fall foul of an unknown restrictive covenant that can either severely limit or even completely derail the implementation of a major or relatively minor project. A recent legal development (the “Derreb decision”) has however indicated that a more purposeful approach that could assist…

2018 – A New Year of possibilities

Charlotte Perry web B&W

The new year signifies a new start, new beginnings and provides us with time to assess our current and future goals and ambitions. At this time of the year, life decisions are contemplated and changes are inevitably made around health, wellbeing and career direction. For some, the new year provides an opportunity to reflect on…

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