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Equity Release - Your Top Ten Questions Answered

Arlie Asbury
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Equity Release – Your Top 10 Questions Answered In our Residential Conveyancing department we are often asked by our clients to give them advice when they are considering Equity Release Schemes. In this Blog, Arlie Asbury, one of our Licensed...

Meet Our Apprentice!

Laura Chadwick
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National Apprenticeship Week 2018 Meet our Apprentice! Maisy Flynn joined Fishers last October as a Business and Administration Apprentice based at our office in Tamworth. Maisy decided to follow the apprenticeship route in a Law Firm as she felt that...

Sinkholes - We won't let them give you that sinking feeling

Amanda Payne
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In this Blog article, Amanda Payne discusses the increasingly more common topic of sinkholes. In recent times the word ‘sinkhole’ has become something of a more common thought for us property lawyers when dealing with conveyancing...

Prenuptial agreements - The essential thing to do before you say I do.

Andrew Robinson
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With over 1 in 3 marriages now ending in a divorce, more and more couples are thinking of entering into a pre-nuptial agreement than ever before. These agreements are usually associated with America or Europe but are becoming more common in the UK too. Now...

Christmas - A time of goodwill for all?

Andrew Robinson
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Andrew Robinson, Head of Family Law at Fishers Dewes Solicitors, considers issues that may arise during Christmastime around the care of children: It’s not hard to work out that the stress, anxiety & anger that’s felt by many separated...

A Charity World Record Attempt Full of Ups and Downs

Ian Riley
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By day I am a solicitor, and Head of Commercial Property at Fishers Dewes Solicitors. By night I am hoping to become a world record holder! In fact, all night and all day. Let me explain: Who: 8 members of Ashby Round Table (of which I am one) What: 25...

Make Your Will Fortnight

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Fishers Dewes Solicitors’ Tamworth Office are participating in ‘Make Your Will Fortnight’ in support of St Giles Hospice. Our solicitors, who specialise in the drafting of wills, will be donating their time and expertise to clients...

Local solicitor warns changes to powers of attorney may leave older and vulnerable at risk

Guy Birtwistle
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Local solicitor Guy Birtwistle from Fishers Dewes Solicitors based in Ashby de la Zouch & Tamworth has joined fellow members of Solicitors for the Elderly in warning against proposals to turn the LPA registration process fully digital. An LPA is a...

Local Solicitor Defends Lasting Powers of Attorney

Guy Birtwistle
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Local solicitor Guy Birtwistle from Fishers Dewes Solicitors based in Ashby de la Zouch has defended lasting powers of attorney (LPA) after Denzil Lush, the former Senior Judge of the Court of Protection, warned they may leave elderly people open to abuse. ...

Supreme Court Rules Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

Elizabeth Sadiq
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July 2017 saw the end of a long legal battle undertaken by Unison over Employment Tribunal Fees in the case of R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 . The background, in this case, dates back to 2013 when a new system of fees...

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