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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

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.

The Gender Pay Gap: recent findings

5th November 2018

Since April 2017, employers with 250 or more employees have had to report annually on the gender pay gap (“GPG”) within their organisation.

Phillips recognised for the eighth year in The Legal 500

1st November 2018

For the eighth consecutive year, Phillips Solicitors is recognised for its expertise in The Legal 500, confirming that we are one of the best law firms in Hampshire.

Well done to all those who ran the 2018 Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon

8th October 2018

Congratulations to everyone who took part in Sunday’s Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon.

Good luck to everyone running in Sunday's Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon

2nd October 2018

Good luck to everyone taking part in the Phillips Basingstoke Half Marathon, on Sunday October 7, especially those who are running with Team Phillips.

City high-flyers join Phillips Solicitors

1st October 2018

Two City high-flyers have been attracted to leading Hampshire law firm Phillips Solicitors. Jack Gardener and Max Hope join the firm as Directors and shareholders.

Phillips secures top accolade from The Law Society

25th September 2018

Phillips Solicitors have once again achieved the prestigious Lexcel standard from The Law Society.

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.

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