Free Wills Month 2024

We are proud to support Free Wills Month again this year. How does the campaign work? Members of the public aged 55 and over contact one of the firms of solicitors taking part in a Free Wills Month campaign during the designated month to request an appointment. The solicitor will help to draw up a Will that […]

The perils of a DIY will

‘Many people who opt to make a home-made will do so because they think they will save money on legal fees. Unfortunately, this can lead to problems and unexpected costs later down the line for the family who may be left to unravel problems at a difficult time,’ says Shannon Carpenter, a Solicitor in the […]

Networking with local businesses

Thank you to Your Business Expo for hosting a great evening at Northampton Saints. It was wonderful to meet so many other local businesses there and we are looking forward to meeting many more at the exhibition on Wednesday!   Come and see us between 10am and 3pm on 7th February at Hangar 1, Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire NN6 0BN  […]

£494,000 future income for Free Wills charities

During Free Wills month 2023, our Private Client department helped to raise over £494,000.00 for future income for the Free Wills Month charities. We are proud to be taking part again this year and hope to raise more money for charity.  Those taking up the offer are under no obligation to leave a gift to […]

Joint ventures – choosing the right structure and whether to incorporate

As a business owner preparing for a joint venture, you and your potential partner will need to decide how best to structure the business arrangement, so that it provides the best platform for your mutual objectives. ‘Several factors will influence your choice of legal structure, including the scope of the project, its likely duration, the […]

Welcome Ed Fowler

We are delighted to welcome Ed Fowler to the firm as he joins us as a consultant, advising and assisting on company and commercial matters. Ed specialises in all aspects of property law as well as company and commercial matters.  He qualified in 1998 after gaining a degree from Oxford University and his early practice […]

Making a best interests decision under an LPA

If you have been asked to be an attorney for someone under their power of attorney, whether for finances or health and welfare, then they have placed their trust in you to act in their best interests at all times. This will also be the case if they did not have a power of attorney […]

Hope Centre

We have been pleased to host a “Fill the Box” this year for Northampton Hope Centre and are proud and grateful to our generous staff for all of their donations.  The most recent collection was another fantastic contribution, which included many Christmas items so thank you once again!   The Hope Centre is an incredible organisation […]

Business Club Member – The Lewis Foundation

We are a proud supporter of The Lewis Foundation and as well as recently helping them with some of their packing, we have joined their Business Club.  The Lewis Foundation is a local charity that sources, packs and hand delivers free gifts and support packs to adult cancer patients in hospital every week. Find out […]

Agreeing access arrangements for children – welfare considerations

Image provided by Ingram Images Ltd A relationship breakdown often means a dramatic change in life for all involved and when parents live apart, arrangements need to be agreed about how and when children will see each of their parents. If a couple can agree arrangements between themselves, it will be beneficial for all concerned […]