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Legal update from our Employment & Litigation team

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Hello to you all!  We hope you are well – it’s been a rough few months of challenge and uncertainty for businesses and employees alike.  In this update we look to the future as the UK comes out of lockdown , gets back to business and comes to terms with a new normal*.  Advice correct […]

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Can a Will be changed after death?

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As strange as it may seem it is possible, in certain circumstances, to change the terms of a person’s Will, after they have died. It is also possible, if a person has died before they have had the opportunity to make a Will, to put in place a notional Will on their behalf, thus replacing […]

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Peace of mind – Planning ahead

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In these uncertain times, it is even more important to consider what steps you should be contemplating to ensure you have peace of mind when facing challenges in the future, both in terms of  medical issues and the ageing process.  We are mindful of physical and mental health but often place our personal affairs on […]

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – Office open for screened appointments

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As the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, North Ainley Solicitors are firmly committed to the health and safety of our client’s and staff. Whilst we have remained operational throughout lockdown with limited staff at the office and the rest of the teams working from home, we have continued to work harder than ever […]

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School’s Still Out

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We have been told that the schools are set to re-open from next Monday 1 June 2020 for some age groups but this is clearly not the case everywhere; many schools are unable to offer places to the nursery, reception, Year 1 and Year 6 children who should be returning and it seems that the […]

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CORONAVIRUS – Legal Update from our Employment & Litigation team

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In this update we focus on how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted on the workplace and we highlight the legal developments that you and your business should be aware of in these unprecedented times*.  *Advice correct as of 1 April 2020. To see the full update from our Litigation and Employment team – click here. […]

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – Guidance on house moving

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The government advice at present is that moves into occupied properties should only take place where contracts have already been exchanged and it has proved impossible for the parties involved to agree a deferral.  We therefore encourage our client’s to agree an appropriate deferral and only advise you to proceed if that has proved impossible. […]

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – Office Update

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We regret it has been necessary to close the door of the office, not only to ensure the welfare of our clients but also that of all our dedicated staff.  Some personnel are designated as ‘key workers’ at North Ainley because they are dealing with, for example, Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney and also looking after our […]

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

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We wish to assure all our clients and professional contacts that we will continue to provide the best possible level of service in these challenging times. We are naturally concerned for the welfare and well-being of our clients, staff and their families and it would be advisable to avoid face to face meetings at the […]

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Workplace Bullying

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This week saw our female Home Secretary facing multiple allegations of bullying and Sir Phillip Rutnam resign from his post as Home Office Permanent Secretary claiming constructive dismissal.  This ‘news’ highlights that nobody is above the law and that bullying can be perpetrated by anyone, against anyone. What is it? Bullying is any behaviour from […]

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Death Bed Gifts

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The family of Mick Ivory have issued Court proceedings against their brother Peter, after Peter gave away Mick’s estate to the poor and homeless. Mick Ivory had an estate worth £414,000, which after expenses totalled £367,000.  Mick did not leave a Will, so upon his death his estate should have been distributed in accordance with […]

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Rise in Statutory Legacy

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When a person dies their financial affairs have to be dealt with, irrespective of whether or not they left a Will.  This can be an extremely difficult and distressing time and our specialist team of Probate Lawyers have the experience, skill and understanding to take the pressure from you. We will help you understand the […]

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‘Small Claims’ Limit Increase

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Have you suffered a minor injury in a Road Traffic Accident?  Well, from April 2020 you will probably have to represent yourself!! At present money or property claims worth under £10,000 and personal injury claims worth less than £1,000 are dealt with in the Small Claims Court.  You may have heard of the Small Claims […]

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Online divorce

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Whilst individuals have always been able to do their own paper application the online service makes taking this life changing step so much easier. Even if you want to do the paperwork yourself, we would always recommend obtaining legal advice from an experienced Solicitor on the long term costs and implications before clicking ‘send’. Our experienced family […]

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New Employment Laws – Are You Ready?

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2020 brings with it 5 key changes to employment law that will impact both employers and employees – make sure you are ready for when many of the changes come in force on 6 April 2020 by taking advice now. 1. New right to a written statement of terms Current law Employees who’ve been employed […]

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Charity of the Year

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Every year at North Ainley we have a Charity of the Year whereby we raise funds for the chosen charity with various fundraising events.  During the course of 2019 our chosen Charity of the Year was Maggie’s Oldham. For those that do not know, Maggie’s is a place where people who have been diagnosed with […]

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Christmas Opening

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Our offices will close at 1 pm on Christmas Eve and re-open at 9 am on Thursday 2 January 2020. Limited staff will be available at the office between 9 am & 4 pm on 27 & 30 December 2019 and 9 am and 1 pm on New Years Eve. The Partners and Staff would […]

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Maggie’s Oldham

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We’ve just had the pleasure of presenting a cheque for the funds we have raised at various events throughout 2019 for our charity of the year Maggie’s Oldham. Drop into Maggie’s for practical, emotional and social support from their professional staff at any time from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Here is a photo of our Private […]

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Christmas Jumper Day

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It’s that time of year again and staff at North Ainley are wearing their Christmas jumpers to raise money for Save the Children. Work is much more fun when you’re wearing a jumper with a penguin on it.  Or a reindeer.  Or a load of tinsel…So get on board and tell your colleagues to get […]

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Oh Christmas Tree

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There’s nothing quite like the smell of real Christmas trees to get you in the festive mood, so we’re feeling especially merry having decorating our ‘legal’ themed tree – just one of 60+ in the annual Oldham Parish Church Christmas Tree Festival in aid of local charities. Admission is free so pop down between 7 […]

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    16:59 01 Feb 20
    We just wanted to thank North Ainley Solicitors again for... all your help. From the initial conversation with Vinesh explaining the process to Cassie answering my many questions and getting us through the line! It’s always a stressful time moving home and we were so happy when you rang with the good news (and we could tell you were too!) and we have collected our keys for our gorgeous new home. We would most definitely recommend North Ainley to anybody moving house! Thanks for a great service.read more
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    14:21 20 Dec 19
    I have just completed my sale and purchase of homes and... would strongly recommend north ainley to others based on the amazing customer experience I received from Cassie Stafford. Cassie made this whole process simple for me. She was attentive, personable, professional and amazing In all she did Thank you cassieread more
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    10:00 18 Nov 19
    We came to North Ainley on 3 recommendations! Wanted to... say a huge thank you to Jill and Sophie in the conveyancing team. They have provided us a brilliant service and have always responded efficiently in a speedy and professional manner to our questions and emails. Jill and Sophie were very professional, caring and helpful at every stage of the process. Jill provided us with her great knowledge and her expert advice along the way and we really appreciated that. I would definitely recommend them as a team and would 100% use their services again! Thanks Jill and Sophie - we are so grateful for your help and genuine approach. Keep up the good work you are a credit to North Ainley! I would have no hesitation in recommending them and will use the company again for any future legal work I might need doing. Thank you :)read more
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    14:05 17 Oct 19
    Would really recommend North Ainley. We dealt with Cassie... who was friendly and helpful throughout the whole process. We experienced challenges with our chain and Cassie always kept us up-to-date, re-assured us and did everything to push things along to completion. I would not hesitate to use them again. Thanks Cassie and co.read more
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    10:03 16 Aug 19
    I have used North Ainley on several occasions for... conveyancing on investment properties and I cannot recommend them enough. Jill Gregory has been brilliant, she's very efficient and responsive to my emails. Jill replies promptly and made things easy by allowing me to do everything by email so I didn't have lots of paper going back and forth. Thank you Jill, and all the other staff behind the scenes, that have handled everything so well. I will continue recommend you to everyone who needs a solicitor! :)read more
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    15:05 25 Feb 19
    Cassie was fantastic throughout our sale and would... recommend North Ainley if selling or buying a house.read more
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    18:55 01 Dec 18
    I have used North Ainley for a number of years. They have... successfully dealt with my parent's wills and more recently the sale of 2 properties. The staff are exceptional and imparticular Cassie who took care of the whole process from start to finish whilst I was overseas. She diligently chased all third parties and kept me informed at all times. I would recommend North Ainley as they have proved themselves time and again over the last 10 years in all of my family's legal affairs.read more
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    Excellent service. handled my latest commercial purchase... professionally. Would recommend to anyone who is looking for a solicitors who are proffesional and easy to work with. Top service.read more
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    16:39 27 Nov 18
    Excellent! Very friendly and fantastic communication... throughout. Nothing was to much trouble. Thankyou Vinesh and Cassie. Would definitely recommend.read more
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    Fantastic Solicitors firm. Very professional. Close to... Oldham Town Centre. Answer all your questions and concerns. Keep you upto date at every stage. I have used this firm for many years in buying and selling property. You can not go wrong using North Ainley Solicitors.read more
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