Thursfields makes eight appointments since New Year

Thursfields - eight New Year recruits

Thursfields has made eight new appointments since the start of 2018, taking its overall staff numbers above 140. In Worcester, Laura Smith has joined as an associate in the Wills & Estates division, while Emily Regimbeau has joined the company as legal secretary in the Commercial Property division. Over in Kidderminster, Sharon Oakley has joined…

Buying a property – step by step Conveyancing process

House Doors

Everyone buying a home has to go through the conveyancing process. Thursfields is one of Worcestershire and the West Midland’s most long established and reputable law firms. We advise clients on their legal rights and responsibilities, offering them excellent customer service and expert legal advice when buying a property. When buying a house, a conveyancing solicitor’s responsibilities include local search, land…

Can I take my children on holiday?

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The time of year we have all been waiting for, holiday seasons will soon be upon us. However for separated partners there is a sense of uncertainty, can I take my children on holiday without the other parent? The first thing you need to note is that before taking your child on holiday, you should…

Black Country quiz night raises £1,000 for sight loss charity

Black Country Quiz Raises £1000

Thursfields’ quiz night in the Black Country raised more than £1,000 for the Beacon Centre, which helps people with sight loss to live fuller and more independent lives. Scores of brainy people in 18 teams from companies and organisations across the region took part in the event on Thursday 15 March at The Seven Stars, Gospel End…

Thursfields advises on family team’s purchase of Worcester café

Thursfields Worcester Market Cafe

Thursfields Solicitors has helped a family-led business to purchase a popular café in the historical heart of Worcester city centre. Experts from the Birmingham office advised the Evans-Fisher family on the acquisition of The Market Café in The Cornmarket last month. The Market Café already offered a full variety of hot and cold food under…

Thursfields strengthens employment team

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Thursfields Solicitors has expanded and strengthened its Commercial Services team with the recruitment of two additional employment solicitors. James Monk has joined as a senior associate solicitor, based in Thursfields’ Halesowen office. James spent the last ten years working at Anthony Collins Solicitors in Birmingham city centre, and previously worked for Eversheds. He brings experience…

Time for tea at Thursfields in support of Breast Cancer Haven

The Big Tea Cosy

Thursfields Solicitors is holding a Big Tea Cosy Party at its Solihull office this Friday 16 March to raise funds for Breast Cancer Haven, West Midlands. Local businesses are invited to join us for a cup of tea and cakes at the event between 11am and 1pm at Thursfields, 9 The Courtyard, Warwick Road, Solihull…

Thursfields warning about government’s far-reaching employment shake up

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The Government’s shake up of working practices, particularly in the so-called “gig economy”, is not just about zero hours, sick pay and holiday entitlements, Thursfields Solicitors is warning. The practical impact of the Taylor Review will be much more far reaching. James Monk, a senior associate in Thursfields’ employment team, said: “Last year an independent…

Thursfields advises on sale of Wolverhampton financial advisory firm

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Thursfields has advised the owners of a Wolverhampton financial advisory firm on its sale to a Guernsey-based investment manager. Central Investment Planning (CIP) has been sold for an undisclosed sum to MitonOptimal Ltd, an independent multi-asset investment manager with a global network. The Thursfields team was led by corporate director Gareth Burge, assisted by Joe…

Thursfields’ free employment seminar supporting businesses to get GDPR-ready

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Thursfields’ employment law experts are hosting a series of free seminars across several locations to support small businesses ahead of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) this May. On 15 March, Thursfields will be speaking at the University of Worcester at a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Hereford & Worcester branch…

Thursfields celebrating International Women’s Day

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Thursfields Solicitors is holding special staff lunches in all of the firm’s six offices to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) on Thursday 8 March. Colleagues across Thursfields’ offices in Worcester, Kidderminster, Stourport, Sedgley, Birmingham and Solihull will be encouraged to wear purple as part of an awareness day to celebrate the success of women. Jasdeep…

Latest Employment News from Thursfields Solicitors

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Supermarket chain liable for the criminal actions of an aggrieved rogue employee In an alarming case, the High Court has ruled that employers can be liable for their employees’ unlawful disclosure of personal data – even when the employer itself abided by the Data Protection Act 1998 (‘DPA’). A disgruntled senior auditor (‘S’) employed by…

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