Author Archives: Vinesh Mistry

Stroke Association

Alison Brown, who works in our Commercial Department here at North Ainley Solicitors, has now successfully completed all sections of her training to become an Ambassador for the Stroke Association. Having experienced a trauma stroke herself in February 2017 after which she could not walk or lift her head, Alison now strives to help people […]

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National Work Life Week

It’s ‘National Work Life Week’ – an opportunity to focus on well-being at work and work-life balance. Any employee with 26 weeks service for the same employer has a legal right to make a request to work flexibly – you don’t have to be a parent or carer.  If your request has been refused you […]

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Our coffee morning in support of Macmillan Cancer went down a treat today.  Thanks to all those who slaved in the kitchen and all those who visited our office.

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Professionals Quiz Night

A respectable 3rd place for Ainley’s Aces who took part at the ‘Professionals Quiz Night’ hosted by Handelsbanken Oldham at Saddleworth Golf Club last night. A great night in support of Oldham Action Fund.

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Dementia Awarness

Delighted to report that all North Ainley staff have become ‘Dementia Friends’ today, joining the UK’s biggest ever initiative to change the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about dementia.  Engaging and informative session by @MakingSpaceUK For more information visit www.dementiafriends.org.uk

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Helping Society Grow

North Ainley value the importance of supporting young people, schools and colleges. One of our Solicitors, Laura Campbell, will be starting her role as an #EnterpriseAdviser with a local school today – we are proud to be part of www.bridgegm.co.uk  

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Mahdlo – Queens Award

The hard work and dedication of the volunteers who have supported the Mahdlo Charity, which was opened in Oldham six years ago, has been recognised with the prestigious Queens Award for Voluntary Service. The formal presentation of the Award took place at the Monastery in Manchester and was followed by the presentation of Certificates and […]

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THREE PEAKS FOR MAHDLO!

On Saturday 7 July 2018, Team North Ainley took on the ‘Saddleworth Three Peaks Challenge’ – organised by registered charity Mahdlo Youth Zone, to raise money for its state of the art facility in the heart of Oldham. As the day approached and the heat wave showed no signs of subsiding, extra sunscreen, sunhats, ice-packs […]

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Fund raising – Three Peaks of Saddleworth Challenge

North Ainley, as part of Mahdlo’s summer fundraising challenge will be taking part in their next challenge as a team take on the Three Peaks of Saddleworth on Saturday 8th July.  The route includes Pots and Pans, Indian’s Head & Wharmton Hill – this will be a tough day, but rewarded by amazing views across Oldham […]

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Alzheimer’s Society – Cupcake Day

North Ainley has again today joined in with organisations across the country for a day of fundraising by baking cakes, and of course eating them! In addition to the baking of cakes and collecting donations we also had a few additional fun games together with a World Cup sweepstake to help raise further funds. In […]

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Charity Quiz night

Once again a team from North Ainley attended the annual Oldham Law Association quiz in aid of Shelter, the housing and homeless charity.  Some last minute swotting took place just before the start of the quiz with a clear aim to win the trophy this year!  The atmosphere was tense, the questions were quick fire […]

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Warning to all Landlords – time is running out!

Landlords will not be able to rent out both domestic and non-domestic properties unless they meet the new Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rules (2018) which come into force on 1 April 2018.  Properties across England and Wales are currently expected not to pass the new rules and could face huge fines. To make sure you don’t […]

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City litigator joins North Ainley

Long established Oldham firm North Ainley is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced lawyer Laura Campbell to bolster its litigation practice. Laura has spent her career to date in Manchester city centre, having trained at a large national practice before moving to top global law firm DWF LLP.  With experience in all areas of […]

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Christmas Hampers – The Alzheimer’s Society

At Christmas time each year the staff at North Ainley donate various items to fill luxury hampers, with each hamper being raffled off to raise money for their chosen charity.  This year the staff wished to support the Alzheimer’s Society, a very worthy cause. Every penny donated to Alzheimer’s Society is making sure they can […]

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North Ainley – Christmas Closing Times

Our office will close at 14.00 on Friday 22 December 2017 and re-open at 09.00 on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Limited staff will be available at the office between 10.00 – 16.00 on 27, 28 and 29 December 2017. The Partners and Staff would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. […]

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Save the Children Christmas Jumper day

It is that time of year again and everyone at North Ainley are preparing to sport their most festive knits to raise money for the Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day. On Friday 15 December 2017 millions of people up and down the country will be joining in and donating £2 to wear their Christmas […]

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New Stamp Duty Charges for First Time Buyers

Prior to the Budget first-time buyers paid Stamp Duty on purchases above £125,000.  In today’s Budget the Chancellor announced that Stamp Duty has been abolished immediately for first-time buyers buying a home of up to £300,000. The change means that for properties costing up to £500,000, no Stamp Duty will be paid on the first […]

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Join us for Cupcakes – Thursday 15 June 2017

  North Ainley will be joining in with organisations across the country for a day of fun, fundraising and fabulous cake-chomping.  It’s all about rising against dementia and having a giant helping of fun.  Dementia is the number one cause of death in England and Wales.  It doesn’t discriminate and currently there is no cure.  […]

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Trial by Trivia

The North Ainley quiz team “Legal Squad” produced a stellar performance at last night’s quiz in aid of Shelter, the housing and homeless charity.  Overall we came 2nd out of the 13 teams that entered! The evening was a complete success and we are pleased to report that a huge £500 was raised for Shelter. Shelter […]

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Higher Stamp Duty and Residential Properties

As you may be aware, anyone buying a second residential property in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will probably have to pay an enhanced stamp duty rate of 3% above the usual rates. People may think this only applies if you already own a residential property and then either purchase a buy to let property […]

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