Divorce and finances: Family law

How to ensure the past doesn’t come back to haunt you… When you want to move on with your life post-divorce the last thing you need is unfinished business rearing its ugly head. If financial matters relating to your divorce are not fully and formally dealt with at the time, you will be living with…

Former rugby star joins Thursfields’ Wills & Estates team in Worcester

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A lawyer who spent ten years as a professional rugby player has been recruited to Thursfields Solicitors’ expanding Wills & Estates team in Worcester. Cerith Rees was a fly-half for various clubs in Wales, France and England, and his career highlights included representing Wales v French Barbarians in 2000 and playing for the Barbarians in…

Top lawyer joins Thursfields’ expanding Wills & Estates team in Worcester

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Thursfields Solicitors has recruited a highly skilled lawyer to become Associate Director of its expanding Wills & Estates team in Worcester. Ruth Baker joins the firm after spending seven years at Willans Solicitors in Cheltenham, where she was made a partner in June 2016. She was trained at Harrison Clark – now Harrison Clark Rickerbys…

Contesting a Will | Dispute resolution

Thursfields recently represented 2 adult children of the deceased who brought claims against the estate following the death of their father who had left them out of his Will. The Will was made in favour of the two younger daughters who were involved in its preparation. Our clients advanced two claims for reasonable financial provision…

Thursfields’ lawyer ranked by top legal sector directory | Wills and estate

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One of Thursfields Solicitors’ top Wills & Estates lawyers has repeated her ranking in the respected Chambers UK High Net Worth Guide 2019. Laura Banks, a Senior Associate Solicitor based at Thursfields’ Birmingham office, has been listed by Chambers for her expertise in private wealth law. Laura specialises in advising clients on trust and estate…

Thursfields solicitors Work Placement Programme hailed as a great success

Thursfields Work placement programme 2019

University students and graduates who experienced Thursfields Solicitors’ Work Placement Programme this summer have hailed it as a great success. Thursfields’ hosted the candidates at its Solihull office, where they focused on both legal tasks and other skills crucial for a successful legal career. The week-long programme was designed and delivered by trainees, legal assistants…

What About the Children? Family law

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In times of economic uncertainty there is usually an increase in private children proceedings. It is often the case that if there is animosity between separating parents and few financial assets, the parents are more likely to argue about arrangements for their children – who they will live with and when and how often they…

Thursfields solicitors advice | Dispute resolution

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Cleaner wins challenge to employer’s £500,000 estate… A cleaner’s court victory in challenging her employer’s £500,000 estate shows the importance of taking expert legal advice if there are concerns over a will’s validity, Thursfields Solicitors has advised. The advice comes after Leonora Da Costa won a High Court battle to overturn a will that disinherited…

Valuing your assets upon divorce | Family law

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Getting divorced can be an emotional and stressful time; however you also need to be organised and pragmatic in your approach. Managing your emotions during this time can be extremely challenging. One of the first things you need to do is think about yours and your partner’s assets. Although this may sound obvious, you need…

Thursfields expands residential property team in Worcester

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Thursfields Solicitors has appointed a new Solicitor for its expanding residential property team in Worcester. Andrew Piggin joins from his previous job at Curzon Green Solicitors in High Wycombe, where he trained and then specialised in residential conveyancing and property law disputes. It’s a return to the Midlands for Andrew who studied for his degree…

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