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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

Employers in the Dark Ages when recruiting women

19th February 2018

Many employers are in the “Dark Ages” with old fashioned views when it comes to recruiting pregnant women and young mothers.

Have you thought about Lasting Powers of Attorney?

14th February 2018

Lasting Powers of Attorney is not an American mini-series, but it is a very useful legal document that people really ought to consider having in place alongside their Will.

You could be entitled to an LPA refund

2nd February 2018

There is good news if you registered a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2017, as you could be entitled to a refund of up to £54.

It is Day Five of Family Mediation Week

26th January 2018

Today’s theme is “Looking back with pride on what has been achieved,” which covers resilient families, who focus on the future not the past, giving childr

Family Mediation Week – Day Four

25th January 2018

It is Day Four of Family Mediation Week. Today’s theme is "a sense of purpose and making it work for everyone.”

Listen, be listened to and stay in control

24th January 2018

Family Mediation Week. Day Three's theme is “Listen, be listened to and stay in control.”

Take a breath, evaluate and then take a step forward

23rd January 2018

It's Day Two of Family Mediation Week. Today's theme focuses on children and what mediation can do to help families who separate to take children’s views into account.

“Somebody, please help me”

22nd January 2018

Town Gate Mediation, which is a part of Phillips Solicitors, is supporting Family Mediation Week, which runs until Friday January 26.

Jakki's 30 year milestone

18th January 2018

Phillips Solicitors celebrate Jakki Lonie’s 30 year anniversary working as a valued member of the firm’s Residential Property team.

We are supporting Family Mediation Week

15th January 2018

Town Gate Mediation, which is a part of Phillips Solicitors, is supporting Family Mediation Week, running from January 22 to January 26

Family Mediation Explained

8th January 2018

Here is a short animated video that explains Family Mediation. It has been produced by the Family Mediators Association as part of Family Mediation Week.

Plenty of Christmas cheer at Phillips

18th December 2017

Generous colleagues at Phillips raised £426 for the Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Meet Verity Lees

Verity Lees has recently joined Phillips Solicitors’ Residential Property team as an experienced Licensed Conveyancer.

The Common Law Marriage Myth

Two thirds of people living together do not understand there is no such thing as Common Law Marriage.

Phillips featured on That's Hampshire TV

Howard Gardener, senior director at Phillips, was interviewed by That's Hampshire TV about our firm being recognised in The Legal 500 for the seventh year running.

Sian STEPS up her Wills & Probate expertise

Congratulations go to Wills and Probate solicitor Sian Lias, who has passed her Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) diploma with flying colours.

New Year, New Will

Last year saw a number of significant events that will have long lasting implications both here in the UK and abroad. There may well have been a number of changes in your life too, which could impact

If divorce is on your mind we are here to help you

Divorce is often a deeply emotional, upsetting and difficult time. However, at Phillips we have a team of Family Law solicitors who are on hand to support you through the process.

Pulling a 'sickie'

When it is cold and dark it may well be tempting to stay curled up under your duvet and ‘pull a sickie.’

Employment Tribunal Fees Abolished!

If you thought about making an Employment Tribunal claim between July 2013 and July 2017, but decided not to do so because of fees, you could have an opportunity to make a claim now.

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