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Sarah Mansfield

Check the ground rules to avoid boundary disputes

The warm weather and longer days sees a surge in interest in garden works each year, and where householders improve and replace fences, walls and hedges, boundary disputes are sure to follow… One recent long-running boundary dispute case saw an Essex couple fighting over six inches of disputed land ownership for eleven years, with costs […]

Ethan Cartwright

What our recent recruits think – Ethan Cartwright

We are continuing with our series sharing the thoughts of our recent recruits, giving a great insight for any potential applicants into what it is like to apply for a position with us. In this third instalment we talk to Ethan Cartwright who joined our Residential Conveyancing team as a Legal Assistant in February 2022. […]

Eluned Roberts

The Split – “What is the secret to a good divorce?”

Many of us have enjoyed the latest series of this gripping and heart-felt BBC drama, The Split. The character, Ruth Defoe, poses the question “what is the secret to a good divorce?”. Hannah Defoe depicts the kind of lawyer, as well as client when going through her own divorce, who can achieve a good divorce. […]

Brenda Spain

Divorcing your Business Partner

Divorcing your business partner Getting divorced is never easy in any circumstances. This can be even more complicated when spouses are in business together as they rarely consider coming to a commercial arrangement beforehand. In limited companies, the parties may be co-Directors and equal shareholders, one party may have been added to the business for […]

Eluned Roberts

What our recent recruits think – Eluned Roberts

What our recent recruits think – Eluned Roberts We have captured the thoughts of some recent recruits to give any potential job applicants an insight into what it is like to apply for a role at, and to join Cullimore Dutton. This second instalment of the series features Eluned Roberts who joined our Family Law […]

Dominic Richmond

Savers and the Changing Economic Climate

We have all been made aware of the changing economic climate in recent months. Interest rates have risen to 1%, their highest level since 2009, inflation is at a 30-year high and is likely to hit 10% by the autumn. The war in Ukraine has driven up fuel and energy prices and as a result […]

Kainat Jones

Making a Power of Attorney in Dementia Action Week

Making a Power of Attorney in Dementia Action Week Dementia Action Week runs 16 – 22 May and is a national event that sees the public coming together to take action to improve the lives of people living with dementia. When a person receives a dementia diagnosis, this doesn’t automatically mean they cannot make important […]

Brittany Green

What our recent recruits think – Brittany Green

We have been on a huge recruitment drive as our business has grown over the past two years. So, we have gathered the thoughts of several recent recruits to give any potential applicants an insight into what it is like to apply for a role and to join our team. First up is Brittany Green […]

Nick Jackson

Commercial Property change of use – what’s the process?

In a perfect world, you would be able to convert a commercial property from one type of business to another without having to jump through too many hoops or get tangled up in too much red tape. Unfortunately, though, this world is far from perfect, and a commercial property change of use can involve a […]

Andrew Wright

Taking steps to establish Chester as the go-to city for professionals

We were delighted to host our first get together of local business leaders on Tuesday, to discuss how to establish Chester as the go-to city for professionals. We were joined at the dinner by senior business leaders from many sectors across Chester including Architecture, Banking, Town Planning, Financial Services, Insurance Services, Legal Services, Marketing, Property […]