News & Updates

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INCREASED COURT FEES IN OPERATION FROM MONDAY 9 MARCH 2015

6 March 2015: Further to our article ‘Increased Court Fees on the Way’ on 29 January 2015, the government have now confirmed that the proposed increases to civil court issue fees will come into effect on Monday 9 March 2015 following approval from The House of Lords on 4 March 2015. 

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APPOINTING GUARDIANS IN YOUR WILL

6 March 2015: Sarah White, of the Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) Wills and Estates team, discusses appointing guardians for your children in your Will.

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‘SMALL CLAIMS’ STILL TOO EXPENSIVE

2 March 2015: Further to recent articles on increased court fees, Craig Fiddaman, Solicitor in the TSP Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution team, discusses the latest proposals aimed at reducing the cost of litigation.

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NEW DRAFT GUIDANCE ISSUED ON UNFAIR TERMS IN CONSUMER CONTRACTS

26 February 2015: Craig Fiddaman, solicitor in the TSP Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution team, discusses the ongoing progress of the proposed changes to current UK consumer law.

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INQUEST RE MRS JOANNE NORRIS OPENS AT CHELMSFORD CORONER’S COURT

24 February 2015: The inquest into the death of Mrs Joanne Norris, presided over by HM Assistant Coroner for Essex, Ms Michelle Brown, opened today at the Coroner’s Court in Chelmsford.

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