Emsleys Blog

  • Injury Prevention Day 2018: #headresttest

    Injury Prevention Day 2018: #headresttest

    Did you know the position of your car headrest could help protect you against a whiplash injury? It’s Injury Prevention Day 2018 and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is campaigning to avoid needless injuries. By… Read More

  • Can I make a gift as an Attorney or Deputy?

    Can I make a gift as an Attorney or Deputy?

    There are strict rules and limits on gift-giving as an Attorney or a Deputy. These rules are designed to safeguard the best interests of the person who the Attorney or Deputy is making decisions for. The Mental Capacity Act 2005… Read More

  • No fault divorce: Mrs Owens' final appeal

    No fault divorce: Mrs Owens' final appeal

    The Supreme Court handed down Judgment yesterday relating to Mrs Owen’s final appeal against a decision to dismiss her divorce petition. Mrs Owens, who has lived separately from Mr Owens for 3 years, will have to remain married until she… Read More

  • The Incapacity Crisis – A nation unprepared?

    The Incapacity Crisis – A nation unprepared?

    Solicitors for the Elderly, an organisation which I am a full accredited member of, has been working with the Centre for Future Studies to understand the impact of the increase in prevalence of those living with dementia. Their… Read More

  • Emsleys' Charity Fun Day: Alzheimer's Society

    Emsleys' Charity Fun Day: Alzheimer's Society

    Emsleys is hosting its annual charity fun day on Sunday 15 July – save the date! This year the event will be in support of our new Charity of the Year, Alzheimer’s Society. Dementia is affecting our whole society in some way and… Read More

  • Emsleys recognised for excellent client service

    Emsleys recognised for excellent client service

    We’re proud to announce our Conveyancing team has been shortlisted for the Client Care Award in the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards 2018. The award recognises firms’ commitment to exceeding expectations and innovating to improve… Read More

  • What can you do to prepare for the future?

    What can you do to prepare for the future?

    With one in six people over the age of 80 being diagnosed with dementia, what can you do to prepare for the future? Currently, there are 850,000 people living with dementia with this figure set to rise to over a million by 2025.… Read More