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What are your consumer rights and how can you exercise them? Thursfields’ event to explain

The legal basis for consumer rights and how you can exercise them will be discussed in detail during a free Thursfields Solicitors’ webinar later this month. The Zoom-based event from 10am on Wednesday 29 September will start with a short vidcast from Simon Hocking, a senior associate solicitor-advocate in the Commercial Litigation department at Thursfields,…

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Thursfields recruiting 20 new staff with more job opportunities to follow

Leading Midlands law firm Thursfields Solicitors is launching a major recruitment drive across the autumn to fill 20 immediate opportunities with more expected to follow. Jade Linton, Thursfields’ HR director, said: “Despite what has been an uncertain time for businesses in the wake of the pandemic, our ambitions for growth have not waned. “We used…

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Forced to Negotiate? – a new approach to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

‘If the parties (or at least one of them) remain intransigently opposed to ADR, then it would be wrong for the court to compel them to embrace it.’ So said the eminent Judge Lord Dyson in a 2004 case before he was promoted to ‘Master of the Rolls’ and thereby became head of Civil Justice…

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Up to 15 jobs to be created as All Electric Garages open second Hyundai dealership

All Electric Garages will create up to 15 jobs after opening its second Hyundai dealership in the West Midlands, in a deal sealed by Thursfields Solicitors and Fisher German property consultants. The new base on Enville Street in Stourbridge joins All Electric’s Kidderminster site in providing showrooms, workshops and car preparation areas for new and…

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Warning: don’t post on Facebook and other social media about relationship breakdowns

Divorcing couples should not use Facebook and other social media to try to score points against their spouses. The advice comes from Pamela Arrowsmith, a consultant solicitor in the Family Law department at Thursfields, who has underlined the importance of parties thinking carefully before posting any words or images that might be used against them….

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Thursfields’ lawyers play major part in commercial property conference

Two top lawyers from Thursfields Solicitors are playing a major part in the virtual commercial property conference set to be attended by scores of businesses next month. The Pi-Property Insurance Property Summit takes place via Zoom on Wednesday 15 September. The day starts at 10 am when Nick O’Hara, chairman of Thursfields, joins The Property…

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Passion and drive for diversity and inclusion at Thursfields

Thursfields Solicitors’ commitment to diversity and inclusion at every level has won national attention. Managing director Michelle O’Hara and HR director Jade Linton have been spearheading a firm-wide drive to ensure that inclusion is at the heart of everything the firm does. Michelle said: “We are passionate innovators around diversity and inclusion at a regional…

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Where should you store your will?

Your will is one of the most important documents you will ever write. Once in place, you need to make sure you keep it in a safe place where your executors can find it when they need it. So you should store it very carefully. If your will is damaged or if your executors can’t…

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Talk Legal webinars showcase Thursfields Solicitors’ range of legal services

A series of free webinars has been developed by Thursfields Solicitors to explain the wide range of services offered. The virtual Talk Legal sessions have been taking place with Thursfields’ top lawyers since spring last year to enable us to continue our regular workshops for businesses and the community during the various COVID-19 lockdowns. The…

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Instructing Professionals to Administer an Estate

If you are named in someone’s Will as an Executor, carrying out their wishes may, on the face of it, seem straightforward. The Estate has a couple of bank accounts, some shares to sell and a house to put on the market. All of the residual monies are to be split three ways. Everyone gets…

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Thursfields explains how full financial divorce settlements can be legally enforced

Ex-spouses should consider legal action if they feel they have been prevented from receiving full financial divorce settlements, according to Thursfields Solicitors. The advice comes in the wake of a high-profile court case where an ex-husband conspired with his son to prevent his ex-wife from receiving what she was due. Shane Miller, director, and head…

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Thursfields’ latest Talk Legal webinar to explain how useful a Power of Attorney can be

The reasons why people should consider arranging a Power of Attorney will be discussed in detail during Thursfields Solicitors’ next webinar later this month. The Zoom-based event from 10am on Wednesday 25 August will start with a short vidcast from Annabel Kay, Head of Court of Protection and vulnerable client services at Thursfields, and she…

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