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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

Do I need a Business Lasting Power of Attorney?

19th February 2019

As a business owner if you become mentally incapacitated tomorrow then who would pay your bills or invoices, ensure staff salaries are paid and complete any outstanding work for your customers?

Are you planning to pop the question this Valentine's Day?

11th February 2019

Are you planning to pop the question this Valentine's Day? If you are, make sure you do not just put a ring on their finger – give consideration to a prenuptial agreement.

Support from the local business community spurs new appointments

28th January 2019

Following the recent arrival of two new directors, Phillips Solicitors continues to grow with three new appointments.

A ray of sunshine; what a relief

25th January 2019

It is Day Five of Family Mediation Week, organised by the Family Mediators Association (FMA) with the theme of “A ray of sunshine; what a relief.”

The clouds are parting

24th January 2019

The clouds are parting is the theme for day four of Family Mediation Week. It aims to help show separating couples to see a way through the mediation process, offering a structure and a clear pathway.

The storm will end when the pressure lifts

23rd January 2019

Day three of Family Mediation Week focusses on child inclusive mediation.

Shelter from the storm

22nd January 2019

It is day two of Family Mediation Week with the theme of 'Shelter from the Storm.'

Caught up in the storm

21st January 2019

Today is day one of Family Mediation Week, which runs until Friday 25 January. It aims to raise awareness of mediation and its benefits for separating families.

Family Mediation Week

9th January 2019

Town Gate Mediation, which is a part of Phillips Solicitors, is once again supporting Family Mediation Week, which this year runs from January 21 to January 25.

Millennials – it’s time to make a Will

8th January 2019

It is estimated that only 12% of people aged under 34 have made a Will. However, if you do not have a Will your loved one’s financial future could be at risk.

Queen of the Front Office

7th January 2019

For many people 1989 was a momentous year - it certainly was for Phillips Solicitors as that was when Theresa Dawe joined the young law firm as a receptionist.

Fresh Start for 2019

2nd January 2019

With the New Year, many of us want to take stock and review our lives. This can range from cutting down on drinking, eating less chocolate or joining a gym. Sadly, for some it is to get a divorce.

Do you engage contractors in your business?

21st December 2018

Do you engage contractors in your business? If you do, then you should start preparing for the change in the law that will be implemented in April 2020.

Phillips get into the spirit of Christmas

20th December 2018

Generous colleagues at Phillips got into the spirit of the festive season and raised £330 for Pelican Cancer Foundation.

Festive Fun Run

19th December 2018

A sea of red suits and bushy white beards proved to be a colourful spectacle during Pelican Cancer Foundation's Festive Fun Run.

Christmas and New Year Holidays

16th December 2018

Phillips’ offices will close at 5pm on December 21st and will be open on the December 27th, 28th and 31st from 10am to 4pm, with a skeleton staff. We reopen as normal at 9am on January 2nd.

Christmas Present Appeal

4th December 2018

With Christmas just around the corner, generous colleagues at Phillips Solicitors have been busy collecting gifts to support The Salvation Army’s Christmas Present Appeal.

Service Charges – a benefit or a burden?

26th November 2018

If you are letting part of a building such as one floor of an office building you are likely to be paying a significant sum in service charge, but what do you get for your money?

Probate fees are set to rise in April 2019

23rd November 2018

Following a recent Government announcement many bereaved families will pay more in probate fees starting in April 2019.

Surviving the Office Christmas Party!

13th November 2018

The theory that “What happens at the Christmas party, stays at the Christmas party” is not necessarily the case. Nobody wants to be dismissed for gross misconduct due to bad behaviour.

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