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Running for Sussex Support Services

Laura Manton
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Laura Manton, Business Development Director and a member of the Wills, Probate and Trusts Team will be putting on her running shoes for the third time to take part in the Beachy Head 10km run which is thought to be one of the most challenging 10km runs in...

£525 raised for Sussex Support Service

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On Saturday 26th June 2021 a team from Dawson Hart took part in the “Color Obstacle Rush” at Brighton Racecourse to raise money for our Charity of the Year, Sussex Support Services. The participants ran a 5k obstacle race whilst being powder...

Proposed Increase to Probate Fees

Lisa Hills Tagg
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The Ministry of Justice launched a consultation last month regarding a proposed increase in the probate court fee. Probate fees are set to rise with the proposal of a flat fee as opposed to fees based on the estate’s value. Under current rules, the...

What is the alternative to a Power of Attorney?

Jenny Mayhew
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A client recently contacted me to say that her mother needed a power of attorney. After asking some questions it became clear that it would not be possible for a power of attorney to be prepared on this occasion because mother had advanced dementia so was...

The Most Colourful Run On Earth

Julie Binge
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On Saturday 26th June 2021 a team from Dawson Hart will be taking part in the “Color Obstacle Rush” at Brighton Racecourse to raise money for our Charity of the Year, Sussex Support Services. The participants will be taking part in a fun 5K run...

The Most Colouful Run On Earth

Julie Binge
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On Saturday 26th June 2021 a team from Dawson Hart will be taking part in the “Color Obstacle Rush” at Brighton Racecourse to raise money for our Charity of the Year, Sussex Support Services. The participants will be taking part in a fun 5K run...

Widow seeks to avoid £300,000 Inheritance Tax Bill

Elizabeth Shepperd
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Widow seeks to avoid £300,000 inheritance tax bill due on a gift made by her late husband because the gift was made before they were married The widow of one of the heirs to the JD Sports fortune is applying to the Court to rescind the gift of half...

Becoming a trainee solicitor during a global pandemic

Jessica Bennett
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Well, I didn’t see that one coming. When I was offered the training contract at Dawson Hart in the winter of 2019, I had all these ideas in my head of what my first day as trainee was going to be like such as, where in the office I was going to sit,...

Is 'No Jab, No Job' really up to businesses to decide?

Robin Williams
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Nadhim Zahawi MP, the UK government's minister in charge of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, stated in an interview with the BBC on 17 February that it is "up to businesses to decide" whether to require staff to be inoculated against COVID....

Is justice prevailing during lockdown in the Civil Courts?

Jon Wilson
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  For anyone who has had an accident and needed to claim compensation for their injuries will know that it is not always an easy journey. With the added worry of coronavirus and the delay this might have on your trial, the pressure can be even greater....

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