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At Phillips Solicitors, we share a full range of legal related articles,  news and events relevant to today's families and businesses. Phillips Solicitors are a leading law firm in Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey area. Let us know how we can help you today, contact us here or meet our team

Family Mediation Voucher Scheme Extended

10th September 2021

Haymarket Family Mediation welcomes the news that a voucher scheme designed to help separating couples resolve disputes out of court, has been extended by the government.

Neutral Dress Code Ruling and Discrimination in the Workplace

31st August 2021

A recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision gave a view on the implications of different types of dress codes imposed by employers and when they would or would not be regarded as discriminatory.

Phillips shortlisted as Medium Law Firm of the Year by The Law Society

18th August 2021

Legal 500 law firm, Phillips Solicitors, have been shortlisted for the prestigious Law Society Excellence Awards, in the category of Medium Law Firm of the Year.

Lucy’s advice about LPAs reinforced through personal experience

11th August 2021

The views of Lucy Watson, who heads the Wills and Probate Team at Phillips, about Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) have been reinforced through her personal experience.

Phillips Solicitors launches pioneering fertility policy

9th August 2021

Phillips Solicitors continues to lead the way by launching a pioneering policy that provides financial and emotional support for employees struggling to conceive.

Summer holiday break-ups and family mediation

6th August 2021

For many families the summer holidays are the best time of year. Unfortunately, this is not always the case as for many people the summer break can reveal cracks in a relationship.

The Countdown is on for the Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon and 10K Run

31st July 2021

The countdown is well and truly on for the Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon and 10K Run, which is set to take place on Sunday 3 October.

New Building Safety Bill Introduced

26th July 2021

The Government has introduced new building and fire safety legislation in a bid to prevent a repetition of the 2017 Grenfell Tower disaster.

Shareholders’ Agreement and Articles – A Basic Guide

16th July 2021

Articles of Association and the Shareholders’ Agreement work together to set out how a company will be run and how its internal activities are governed.

Conducting Right to Work Checks

16th July 2021

All UK employers are required by law to check that their employees have the right to work in this country. Failure to do so can lead to some stiff penalties.

Returning to the Workplace: What should you be thinking about and what action can be taken against refuseniks?

15th July 2021

With the government looking to lift most restrictions by 19 July, employers are likely to encourage or require more employees to be back in the workplace, even if that is not on a full-time basis.

What happens to a commercial lease when a property is sold?

13th July 2021

A tenant’s occupation and use of commercial premises should not be affected when there has been a change of landlord, as commercial property specialist Matthew Morris-Ashton explains in this article.

What happens to debt when someone dies?

12th July 2021

When a loved one has died, any debt they have left is probably the last thing you want to think about. However, it is an issue that cannot be ignored and an area where there are some misconceptions.

Stamp Duty Holiday Update

8th July 2021

Stamp Duty Land Tax for England and Northern Ireland changed on 1 July, 2021 marking the phasing out of the tax holiday for home buyers.

Buying a property through the Shared Ownership Scheme

5th July 2021

There have been a number of changes to the shared ownership scheme which should make it accessible to more people buying their first property.

No Fault Divorce Delay

21st June 2021

The much heralded No Fault Divorce legislation for England and Wales has been delayed until 6 April 2022.

The EU Settlement Scheme – Deadline for Applying is 30th June 2021

17th June 2021

The deadline is fast approaching at the end of June 2021 for EU nationals who have been living in the UK since before 31 December 2020, to apply for EU Settled Status or Pre-Settled Status.

Phillips Solicitors set to acquire Henleys Solicitors

14th June 2021

Leading Hampshire Legal 500 law firm, Phillips Solicitors has announced that it is soon to acquire Henleys Solicitors, in Basingstoke.

What is an Option Agreement?

10th June 2021

Careful thought should be given to option agreements, which allow developers to consider the opportunity of buying land for potential development without being obligated to do so.

Can I buy property through my limited company?

9th June 2021

If you are a business owner, contractor or an independent professional operating through a limited company, you may have considered buying property through your business.

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