Hilary Homfray joins Anthony Collins Solicitors after working for Birmingham City Council for 14 years. With more than 60,000 properties, she was kept busy!
They joined more than 90 lawyers and friends who tackled the 110ft descent down the Wesleyan building on Colmore Row to help Birmingham Law Society to raise money for Acorns Children's Hospice.
The hospice offers a network of care for life limited and life threatened children and young people, and their families, across the heart of England.
Andrew proved yet again that he is not deterred by heights, by adding the abseil to the sponsored parachute jump he did last year. He was the first to go over the top with Craig Errington, Chief Executive of Wesleyan and David Strudley, CBE Chief Executive of Acorns.
Andrew said: “I want to express my sincere thanks to everyone who took part - abseilers, supporters and sponsors of the event. The atmosphere was electric for the entire day. This was a superb team effort and tremendous fun.”
To see more photos from the day click here.
The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.
Whilst some people are under the impression that preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is simply a case of completing a form and ticking a few boxes, it is about far more than this.
A big fear for some people facing divorce and the inevitable carving up of the matrimonial assets. They seek assurances that such assets will be “ring-fenced” and retained for them.
Thinking about the legal status of being a cohabitant probably isn’t at the top of the ‘to do’ list.
When an individual is thinking about making a gift to another individual, consideration needs to be given to the Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET) trap.
We are now only a few weeks away from the biggest change to data protection laws in over 20 years. Are you compliant?
The tragedy, in this case, is that there were options readily available to the midwives that they could have used. This was not a case of having to go above and beyond.
Arising from the recent Family Division announcement, people who think they are legally divorced may in fact still be married.
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