Emsleys Blog

  • What is ATE insurance?

    What is ATE insurance?

    After the Event (ATE) insurance protects a claimant from paying their opponent’s legal fees and expenses when making a personal injury claim. When you choose Emsleys Solicitors to make a personal injury claim on your behalf, you will… Read More

  • Septic tank owners beware

    Septic tank owners beware

    From 1st January 2020, septic tank owners were required to replace or upgrade their wastewater system. Regulations contained in the General Binding Rules (introduced in The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales)… Read More

  • Emsleys launches ‘pop up swap shop’ for local community

    Emsleys launches ‘pop up swap shop’ for local community

    Sister companies Emsleys Solicitors and Emsleys Estate Agents are hosting a ‘pop up swap shop’ throughout the month of December as part of a new eco-friendly business strategy. Over the last few months, Emsleys has been working hard to… Read More

  • Top of the class! Master of Laws degree success

    Top of the class! Master of Laws degree success

    We’re delighted to congratulate Natalie Mousavi​ on graduating with a Distinction in Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Huddersfield. To top it off, Natalie achieved the highest grade in her student cohort. Read More

  • Probate fees: Controversial increase scrapped

    Probate fees: Controversial increase scrapped

    Yesterday the government announced plans to increase probate fees will not come in to force next year. The controversial proposal to increase fees up to £6,000 was revealed earlier this year to widespread public and professional… Read More

  • DIY wills: Should you write your own will?

    DIY wills: Should you write your own will?

    From self-checkouts to flat pack furniture, modern life is making us increasingly self-sufficient. DIY wills are becoming more and more popular, however even with the assistance of Google, not everything can be do-it-yourself. If your… Read More

  • What’s the difference between gifting and lending money?

    What’s the difference between gifting and lending money?

    Disputes often arise as a result of sums of money being either gifted or lent to family members or friends. ‘Gifting’ money is exactly that – a gift. The money is given on the understanding that it does not need to be repaid. However, if… Read More

  • Five facts about notaries public you didn’t know

    Five facts about notaries public you didn’t know

    A notary public prepares and certifies documents for use abroad, for example for individuals engaged in overseas transactions or for businesses involved in international trade. Despite being the oldest arm of the legal… Read More