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Top Ten Tips on how to have an Amicable Divorce

Monday, December 21, 2015

As the New Year approaches, many of us begin to question how happy we are in our lives and in particular our marriages.  If you are in the process of separating and choose to separate or divorce, Kerry Rowell of … Click to read more…

Employment

Carrying out a Redundancy Exercise

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Welcome to a special issue of our employment law bulletin. It’s an overview of redundancy and of the steps employers must take to get the process, and their decisions, right. What is redundancy? Redundancy is essentially where you: (a) close … Click to read more…

£10,000 raised for Macmillan!

Thursday, December 10, 2015

We are delighted to announce that after 17 years of arranging this event, we have actually raised over £10,000.00 for the first time for Macmillan Cancer Support at the Rogers & Norton Charity Golf Day in September.  This is due in … Click to read more…

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New Trainee Solicitor

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

 We are pleased to announce the arrival of a new trainee Solicitor, Charlotte Ranson. Charlotte was brought up in Norfolk, attending schools in Norwich and Wymondham. After graduating from the University of East Anglia with a first class degree in … Click to read more…

Small Claims Court Law reforms

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

In his 2015 spending review, Chancellor George Osborne has vowed to reform the law relating to Personal Injury practice by raising the Small Claims limit to £5000.00 from its current level of £1000.00. In the small claims court cases are … Click to read more…

Consent in Clinical negligence Cases

Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11 has been decided this year by the highest court in the country and has transformed the law on consent in cases of clinical negligence.  The starting point for consent cases is to … Click to read more…

Bye Bye Buy to Let?

Friday, December 4, 2015

The announcement in the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget indicating the Government’s plans to increase the Stamp Duty Land Tax levy against additional homes has sent shockwaves through the buy to let market.  The proposals made are set to increase the rate … Click to read more…

Attleborough Office continues to expand

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Rogers & Norton continues to expand and strengthen the Attleborough office with the appointment of two new staff members. Wenke Lie-Critchley joins from our Norwich office to further strengthen the Private Client department.  She will be ably assisted by Laura Rumsey, who … Click to read more…

The Importance of Wills

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Following our article on the well publicised case of Ilott v Mitson (20 October 2015) in which Mrs Ilott successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal and received £163,000 from her mother’s estate despite not being named as a beneficiary under … Click to read more…