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Law Society Wills Inheritance Quality Scheme

Jenny Mayhew
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We are delighted to announce that we have become an accredited member of the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS). This shows that we follow best practice procedures to meet the highest standards of technical expertise...

Video witnessed wills to be made legal during pandemic

Laura Manton
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In these unprecedented times, it seems that the only thing we can be certain of is uncertainty. Covid-19 has affected us all in one way or another. Some have been unwell with the illness or have lost loved ones. Others have been affected by job losses or...

What does Covid-19 mean for your home move?

Laura Lineker
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The property market has now reopened but Covid-19 has changed the status quo in various ways. I will now address some of the main queries that have arisen. Am I allowed to move home? Yes, the government has released new guidelines putting stringent...

Our June Challenge - we did it!

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The challenge was for 7 members of Dawson Hart to run or walk 600km in June to raise money for Sussex Support Service. By this time of the year we would have held our annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Uckfield Rugby Club, sold plenty of cake and bacon rolls at...

The impact of Covid-19 on the Family Courts

Jamie Wood
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Covid-19 has caused considerable disruption to the Family Courts, putting extra pressure on a system which was already overstretched. The court staff, Judges and family law practitioners have done their best in the circumstances to adapt and many hearings...

Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Robin Williams
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Most employers in the UK will have availed themselves of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which was put in place in March and is now expected to run until October 2020. Employers have been able to claim 80% of the salaries of furloughed staff in order to...

Racism has no place in our society

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Sussex law firms unite to show support for Black Lives Matter and a commitment to challenge racism.   Human rights are basic rights that belong to all of us simply because we are human.  They embody key values in our society such as fairness,...

Are CVA's and IVA's going to be the answer?

Nick Stockley
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There is a general acknowledgement that the economy faces a very uncertain future. Widespread concerns as to the depth of any recession are now daily front page news. There  are concerns about what happens when the business is up and running again and...

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Robin Williams
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Further changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) have been announced by the Chancellor. These changes involve how the level of support the government is providing will gradually taper off...

Our June Challenge

Laura Manton
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7 members of our team will be running and walking 600K during the month of June to raise money for Sussex Support Services which is our charity of the year Due to lockdown and social distancing we have not been able to hold our regular fundraising...

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