Thursfields Solicitors help local hospice

Family Team - St Marys Hospice Gardening

Staff from Thursfields Solicitors’ Family team have taken part in a corporate volunteer day to support a Midlands hospice. Shane Miller, director and head of the family department, led her team to support the Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge on Thursday 26 April by helping with maintenance in the grounds and making it a more…

Will we see changes to Charity Law in 2018?

Scales of Justice

When he reviewed charities law in 2012, Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, found that charities “faced a number of historic obstacles under the current law. These unnecessary burdens on trustees act like barnacles on a boat, causing a drag when all should be plain sailing.”  There is also risk that those obstacles may cause charity…

What do these organisations all have in common?

Sheepdog and sheep

Wiccaweys Rescued Border Collies and Working Sheepdogs; Bostin’ Creative Arts & Theatre; Space Kids;  Ramseys Boxing Gym; Mindfulness South; Aspire to Inspire Communities; The Jack and Jill Market; Working4Women; The Tai Chi Union for Great Britain… ….they are all Community Interest Companies (“CICs”) registered in March 2018. The term “social enterprise” covers a wide range…

Thursfields helps family’s £1.5m purchase of seaside holiday park

Katie Colour Web

Thursfields Solicitors has helped a Midlands business couple to realise their dream of owning and running a holiday park by the seaside. Thursfields’ acted for Joanne and Warren Dixon’s £1.5m purchase of Calloose Caravan and Camping Park, near St Ives in Cornwall, and on the set up of a new trading company to run and…

Thursfields aims high in Chamber awards

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Thursfields Solicitors is hoping to lift a top trophy at a prestigious Midlands business awards ceremony this summer. Last year, Thursfields won the Excellence in Professional Services category at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, and has been shortlisted as a finalist for the second year running. The winners will be announced at…

Care costs report highlights county councils’ responsibilities

Tracy Ashby - Colour

The rights of relatives responsible for arranging care for the elderly have received a boost in a report by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman (LG&SCO). Tracy Ashby, senior associate solicitor, said the report found that Norfolk County Council’s handling of a son’s arrangements for his mother’s care had been seriously flawed. “The report,…

Thursfields shortlisted in four categories at Worcestershire legal awards

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Four of Thursfields Solicitors team have been shortlisted at the Worcestershire Law Society’s 2018 Legal Awards. Tim Edwards, a Senior Associate in the Corporate & Commercial department, is on the judge’s final list for the Solicitor of the Year award. Kelly Hurst, a Solicitor in the Wills & Estates department, has been shortlisted for Junior…

How parental conflict can affect your children

Philip Rea - Colour WEB Thursfields

As parents we try not to argue in front of our children but at the same time it is normal for parents to argue. We know that children find it hard to cope when parents argue or have disagreements and they can become disturbed if these arguments become persistent or hostile. The way parental disagreements…

Thursfields recruits top Wills & Estates team in Worcestershire

Thursfields WillsEstates team Web

Thursfields Solicitors has attracted a top team of three new staff to join its expanding Wills & Estates department in Worcestershire. Sharon Oakley has joined as a senior associate in the Kidderminster office. Sharon arrives from Waldrons Solicitors in Kingswinford, where she has been head of the Private Client department since 2016. She previously spent ten…

Thursfields holds charity dinner in aid of wheelchair rugby

Ciaran Moore(Thursfields) , Tim Stimpson (Wooden Spoon Ambassador), Billy Harding (Esher), Stephen Boatman (Esher) and Matt Mitchell (National Rugby Manager – Wooden Spoon UK).

Thursfields is holding a charity dinner to raise thousands of pounds towards a new wheelchair rugby club in Birmingham. Former England and British Lions rugby star Tim Stimpson will be hosting the event, with guest speakers including former Wales and British Lions legend Phil Bennett and wheelchair rugby Paralympian Alan Ash. The black tie dinner…

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