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New charity disputes service offered by Thursfields


Thursfields Solicitors has expanded its charity services and is now providing specialist advice on third sector disputes. The law firm has upgraded its offering with senior associate solicitor Katherine Ellis joining the firm’s Charities and Communities team to work alongside department head Jenny Smith. This team will provide expert advice on matters such as trustee…

Six of the best alternatives to redundancy as furlough winds down

Lisa Kemp

Many businesses may consider making redundancies as the government’s furlough scheme winds down, but Thursfields Solicitors has highlighted various less draconian options. Lisa Kemp, an associate director in the Employment department at Thursfields says these measures could enable companies to retain valuable members of staff during the difficult economic period ahead, rather than losing them….

Thursfields unveils new leadership team

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Thursfields Solicitors has made some key changes amongst its leadership team designed to continue the firm’s successful growth strategy. Current managing director Nick O’Hara steps up to the new role of chairman after heading the firm for 13 years. He will have a strategic focus on clients and business development. Michelle O’Hara has been appointed…

Jade Linton of Thursfields named as one of UK’s top 25 employment lawyers

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A senior HR and employment expert at Thursfields Solicitors has been recognised in a prestigious index for the sector’s top experts published by a national journal. Jade Linton, an associate director and HR business partner in the Employment department, has been listed as one of the UK’s top 25 employment lawyers. The Reward 300 2020…

Thursfields Talk Legal: the positive sides of insolvency to be discussed at free webinar


The way that insolvency can become a positive outcome for businesses facing financial problems will be discussed at Thursfields Solicitors’ webinar next month. Stephen Rome, a director in the Dispute Resolution department at Thursfields Solicitors, and an expert in contentious insolvency matters, will host the free Talk Legal webinar at 10am on Wednesday 16 September….

Free consultations to help Worcestershire Ambassadors plan for the future

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Thursfields Solicitors is offering free of charge consultations to help Worcestershire Ambassadors and their companies make plans for the future as we all navigate through COVID-19. Nick O’Hara, the managing director of Thursfields, and Andrew Manning-Cox, a non-executive director of the company, will be offering the one hour-long virtual sessions for fellow Worcestershire Ambassadors to…

Thursfields’ offices start reopening for pre-booked appointments

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The offices of Thursfields Solicitors have started to reopen for pre-booked appointments as the COVID-19 lockdown begins to ease. Thursfields has opened its offices in Worcester, Halesowen, Kidderminster, and Solihull, although the majority of staff are working remotely they have practices in place to allow necessary face-to-face appointments to take place. Julia Warrilow, finance and…

Thursfields transforms working practices to deliver during COVID-19

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Enthusiastic staff willing to revolutionise working practices and embrace true flexible working have helped Thursfields Solicitors continue services for all clients during COVID-19. The pandemic has seen all 150 employees at the leading Midlands law firm switch from being based in six offices spread across the region to remote working. Julia Warrilow, finance and operations…

Thursfields promotes seven of its leading lights

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Thursfields Solicitors, one of the Midlands’ fastest growing law firms, has announced senior promotions for seven of its top lawyers. Lorna Tipple, Philip Rea and Stephen Rome have all been promoted to the position of director at the company. Lorna Tipple initially trained at Thursfields 15 years ago and, after a wealth of experience at…

Thursfields donates extra £1k to chosen charities to help them through COVID-19

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Four local charities have received a total of £1,000 between them from Thursfields Solicitors to help them through COVID-19. The donations of £250 each have gone to the following charities: New College Worcester, a residential school for students aged 11 to 19 who are blind or partially sighted. Sight Concern Worcestershire, the only charity dedicated…

Thursfields Talk Legal: new vidcast series launched | Wills and estate solicitors

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Thursfields has launched a series of remotely recorded vidcasts to help increase businesses and the wider public’s understanding of legal issues. “Thursfields Talk Legal” is the name of the new series that will cover everything from legacy planning to matrimonial disputes, and from commercial property issues to employment law. Each episode is planned and recorded…

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