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Two new Associate promotions lead to further progression in business client services
Two new Associate promotions lead to further progression in business client services

Richard Flounders joined the firm in 2016 and Emma Foxley joined the firm in 2017 as Senior Solicitors both with over 10 years prior legal experience with Newcastle based firms.

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New Executive Associate appointment in family team
New Executive Associate appointment in family team

Lucy joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in 2007 and joined the family team in 2009 as a Solicitor. In 2013 Lucy was promoted to Associate, progressing to Executive Associate from April this year.

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Appointing a Guardian: Who, What, Why and How?
Appointing a Guardian: Who, What, Why and How?

A guardian is a person who is given parental responsibility in the event of your death and will be given the same rights and responsibilities as a parent to make decisions about a child’s welfare.

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Are you entitled to a fee refund for your Power of Attorney?
Are you entitled to a fee refund for your Power of Attorney?

You can get part of your application fee back if you applied to register a power of attorney from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2017.

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The “Golden Rule” of making a Will
The “Golden Rule” of making a Will

The so called “golden rule” of will writing was established in the case of Re Simpson [1977] 121 SJ 224

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Will the digital age mean a digital will?
Will the digital age mean a digital will?

The Law Commission is proposing giving the courts the power to agree that an email, a voicemail, or even a text message is a valid testamentary document.

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Further progression as a Rachel List is appointed Head of Commercial Property at the firm.
Further progression as a Rachel List is appointed Head of Commercial Property at the firm.

Rachel List has been appointed Head of Commercial Property at the firm.

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