News and Events

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

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.

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.

The Pitfalls of DIY Probate

6th July 2018

Be careful if you are thinking of going down the Probate DIY route. It is a complicated topic that can be time consuming and confusing and not without risk.

July is Independent Business Month

4th July 2018

Phillips Solicitors is backing Basingstoke Together’s Independent Business Month.

Pelican Summer Fun Run

19th June 2018

There were smiles all round during the Pelican Summer Fun Run, Phillips fielding 10 runners, to help raise funds and the profile of the Pelican Cancer Foundation.

Workers’ rights Supreme Court ruling

14th June 2018

In what has been described as a landmark ruling, a plumber has won a legal battle in the Supreme Court, which could have implications for workers’ rights.

Employers should tackle their World Cup game plan

11th June 2018

With the World Cup kicking off in Russia on June 14 it is important for employers to get their game plan together for the football tournament.

Help to Buy

25th May 2018

It can be a real challenge to get onto the property ladder. However there is help on hand with the Help to Buy scheme.

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