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  • What should I know about chancel repair liability?

    What should I know about chancel repair liability?

    ‘Chancel repair liability’ is an archaic law requiring some property owners to contribute to the cost of repairing a medieval church. The ‘chancel’ is the area around the altar in a parish church. The obligation to pay is attached to… Read More

  • Celebrating a 50 year long-service award

    Celebrating a 50 year long-service award

    We’re very proud to be celebrating a unique long-service award. Solicitor John Field has become our longest-serving team member, reaching 50 years’ long-service this February. John joined Emsleys (which was then known as Emsleys… Read More

  • The hidden price of next day delivery

    The hidden price of next day delivery

    Online retail giants are transforming the way we shop. We can buy almost anything online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and next day – or even same day – delivery is fast becoming the norm. However, most of us do not stop to consider… Read More

  • Do I need a lawyer when marrying abroad?

    Do I need a lawyer when marrying abroad?

    What better day than Valentine’s Day to write about marrying abroad? If you’re dreaming of a sunnier (or snowier!) location for your nuptials instead of the British Isles, you need to make sure you’re organised in advance. Foreign… Read More

  • Lung disease is new NHS England priority

    Lung disease is new NHS England priority

    Following a landmark report by Taskforce for Lung Health at the end of 2018, respiratory disease has been made a priority on NHS England’s long-term plan. The Taskforce reviewed evidence submitted by health professionals,… Read More