Emsleys Blog

  • Senior Appointments at Emsleys Solicitors

    Senior Appointments at Emsleys Solicitors

    Emsleys Solicitors has appointed two solicitors. The appointments follow a period of growth and increased success and recognition regionally and nationally. Solicitor Helen Gott joins the firm to head up the Wills and Probate team. Helen… Read More

  • New Year, New Starters

    New Year, New Starters

    Emsleys Solicitors has appointed nine legal experts in the last few months. The appointments follow a period of growth and increased success and recognition regionally and nationally. Laura Jones joined the firm in September as a… Read More

  • What is a ‘Finding of Fact’ in a children case?

    What is a ‘Finding of Fact’ in a children case?

    A recent news story has revealed that the father of a child has been judged to have committed sexual abuse on his young daughter shortly before her death; despite there having been no criminal proceedings brought against him and despite him… Read More

  • How can employers monitor email and internet use?

    How can employers monitor email and internet use?

    Improper use of email and the internet by employees can lead to issues ranging from job performance problems, damage to business reputation, loss of business and all manner of other offences. It is only natural that employers will want to… Read More

  • Divorce Day: Where to start

    Divorce Day: Where to start

    As many head back to work this week after the Christmas and New Year break the first Monday of the first working week has been labelled by the media as Divorce Day for some years the day when enquiries about divorce are said to be at their… Read More

  • 2015 – A great year for Emsleys

    2015 – A great year for Emsleys

    2015 saw a fantastic year for Emsleys, with continued success and recognition at national level. In August the firm was shortlisted for three national awards; The Law Society’s Excellence in Client Service and Excellence in Business… Read More

  • Residential Lease Extensions FAQs Part 1

    Residential Lease Extensions FAQs Part 1

    Q. Why would I want to extend my lease? A. If your lease term (the amount of time left on the lease) dips below 80 years, a lot of lenders will not lend money to prospective purchasers. Therefore if you are thinking of… Read More

  • Divorcees win Supreme Court battle

    Divorcees win Supreme Court battle

    Two ex-wives have successfully won the right to re-negotiate their divorce settlements. Ms Sharland and Mrs Gohil both found out, some years after divorce, that their husbands had lied about their wealth. Ms Sharland divorced in 2010.… Read More