Emsleys Blog

  • 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

  • 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

  • Five tips for travelling in wintry conditions

    Five tips for travelling in wintry conditions

    It’s the first day of February and the weather has definitely turned, with snow and ice affecting driving conditions across the UK. Unfortunately road traffic accidents are more common at this time of year, so we’ve put together some… Read More

  • Do I need a notary public?

    Do I need a notary public?

    If you need a document authenticating or legalising for use abroad, you will require a notary public. A notary public is an internationally recognised qualified lawyer. Notaries often also practise as solicitors – our notary public… Read More

  • Why should coal mining affect my house purchase?

    Why should coal mining affect my house purchase?

    On a recent visit to the National Coal Mining Museum a retired miner told me the whole of Yorkshire is held up by steel props. Given the extent of coal mining during and after the industrial revolution this may not be as far fetched as it… Read More

  • Divorcing online in the New Year?

    Divorcing online in the New Year?

    The Ministry of Justice is celebrating the results from a £1bn investment to introduce new technology into the court system. Online divorce was one of several services introduced in the last 12 months. This was in response to… Read More