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Phillips Solicitors are finalists for two INSPIRE21 Awards

21st October 2021

Phillips Solicitors are proud to be among the finalists for two INSPIRE Business Awards, for Large Business of the Year and for Employer of the Year.

Phillips recognised in The Legal 500 for the 11th consecutive and highest-ranking year

18th October 2021

The wide-ranging expertise of Phillips Solicitors has been recognised in The Legal 500 for the 11th consecutive and highest-ranking year.

Phillips named Medium Law Firm of the Year in the Law Society Excellence Awards 2021

8th October 2021

Phillips Solicitors are thrilled to have won Medium Law Firm of the Year in the 2021 Law Society Excellence Awards, the most prestigious awards ceremony for solicitors in England and Wales.

The Phillips Half Marathon and 10K Run was a runaway success

5th October 2021

This year’s Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon and 10K Run proved to be a runaway success, with Team Phillips fielding a team of 45 runners.

Good luck to everyone taking part in the Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon and 10K Run

1st October 2021

Good luck to everyone taking part in this Sunday’s Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon and 10K Run.

Can you get divorced whilst living in the same house?

1st October 2021

Our Family Law team is often asked “can you get divorced whilst living in the same house?” The answer is yes, as family law expert Elizabeth Taylor explains in this article.

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.

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