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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

Zoë celebrates 25 years at Phillips

11th September 2018

Congratulations to Zoë Baxter, who is the Head of our Residential Property team, for working at Phillips Solicitors for 25 years.

Divorce law overhaul could avoid unnecessary antagonism

10th September 2018

Divorce laws are set for an overhaul that could allow couples to split-up more quickly and with less acrimony.

Help to Buy event on Tuesday September 4

31st August 2018

Looking to buy your first home or move up the property ladder? On Tuesday September 4, a Help to Buy event will be held at Basingstoke and Deane’s Civic Offices from 3pm to 8pm.

Later Life Financial Crisis

31st August 2018

Thousands of people who manage their pension fund without a Lasting Power of Attorney in place are at risk of a financial crisis in later life warns pension group Zurich.

The countdown is on for the Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon

29th August 2018

The countdown is on for the Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon which takes place on Sunday October 7.

Summer holidays can be the final straw

28th August 2018

While most couples and families will have enjoyed their summer holidays, sadly for some the break often means just that – it is time to end a marriage and go separate ways.

Age Discrimination

24th August 2018

The talents of more than a million over 50s are being wasted because of age discrimination! At Phillips our Employment Law team can advise you on all aspects of age discrimination.

Plan for the worst

23rd August 2018

Reports of multi-millionaire businessman Richard Cousins leaving the bulk of his wealth to Oxfam highlights the importance of using a Solicitor to draw up your Will to cover all eventualities.

Cyber Essentials Accreditation

22nd August 2018

For the third consecutive year Phillips Solicitors have achieved Cyber Essentials accreditation.

The importance of keeping a Will up-to-date

16th August 2018

The importance of updating a Will has been highlighted in a recent case where a businessman’s estate was challenged by his infant children.

Family Mediation Q&A

10th August 2018

Family Mediation can be one of the most sensible and cost effective ways of resolving problems when a couple's relationship has broken down.

Could divorce reform be on the cards?

30th July 2018

Reform could be on the way after The Supreme Court denied a woman in an unhappy marriage a divorce.

Make a Will to protect your children

24th July 2018

It may be the last thing on your mind, but becoming a parent is the perfect time to make a Will.

Basingstoke Independent Business Month

23rd July 2018

Independent Business Month has certainly shown what a vibrant business community we have here in Basingstoke.

Tie up your finances when you divorce or separate

19th July 2018

It is very important to tie up your finances when you divorce or separate from your partner.

UK sleepwalking into a crisis

18th July 2018

The UK is ‘sleepwalking’ towards a dementia crisis – that is according to Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) who are raising awareness of the importance of Health and Welfare LPAs.

Well done to four Wallies!

12th July 2018

Four intrepid Wallies recently tackled the gruelling 22-mile Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike to raise money for charity. Among the so called Wallies was Mike Worth who is the IT Manager at Phillips.

Disputed Wills and Inheritance Claims

12th July 2018

The loss of a loved one is always such a sad and difficult time. Unfortunately, in some instances the situation can be made all the worse if there is a dispute over the contents of a Will.

Landlords beware of new HMO regulations

10th July 2018

New regulations will force thousands of buy-to-let investors to become House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) landlords from October 1, 2018.

Don’t get hot under the collar

10th July 2018

The recent heat wave has left some people wondering when is it too hot to work. Gill Brown Head of Employment Law at Phillips offers sound advice to keep employees comfortable and motivated.

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