Guy Lowton, Consultant Solicitor and former Senior Partner of Farnfields Solicitors, has retired from Farnfields after 40 years service with the firm. Guy has been instrumental in the growth of Farnfields and was responsible for opening the Shaftesbury office in 1980. Specialising in property work, Guy built up a reputation for his practical approach. Fiona Read More
From the 1st October 2017 the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims came into effect. Who does it apply to? The Protocol applies to businesses (including sole traders and public bodies) claiming money from an individual (including sole traders). What is the purpose of it? This Protocol’s aims include:– encouraging early engagement and communication between the Read More
Farnfields Solicitors has won Law Firm of the Year (up to 10 partners) at the inaugural Dorset Legal Awards held at the Bournemouth International Centre on Friday 23rd February 2018. The Firm’s Family Law Team was also presented with a special commendation award. The firm was shortlisted as finalists in four categories in the 2018 Read More
Our Sturminster Newton office is closed today due to the adverse weather conditions. If you need to contact a member of our Sturminster team please call our Gillingham office on 01747 825432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All of our offices will be closing at 1pm today.
Due to the adverse weather conditions our Shaftesbury and Warminster offices will be closed on Saturday 3rd March 2018.
A seminar for landlords in partnership with Woolley and Wallis, Alan & Thomas Insurance Group, Andrews and Palmer Chartered Accountants and Bloomfield & Associates. Topics include: Changes in Lettings Legislation Property Fraud Residential Possession Proceedings Landlord Insurance Recent Landlord Tax Changes Buy to Let Mortgages Please RSVP to email@example.com or call 01747 857543.
The case of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council v Tanna serves as a timely reminder of the importance of making sure that you keep your address for service in relation to any property that you own, but do not live at, up to date at the Land Registry. In that case the Local Authority served a Read More
Farnfields is pleased to welcome Alison Joll and Lucy Brown to the firm’s expanding Family department. Both Alison and Lucy are experienced Family solicitors. Alison (pictured right) has been a specialist Family Lawyer for over 25 years and is a former Partner of a Hampshire Law firm. She has practiced as a Family mediator and is a Read More
Farnfields Solicitors has been shortlisted as finalists in four categories in the 2018 Dorset Legal Awards. The categories are: Family Team, Private Client Team, Property Team and Small Law Firm of the Year. The Dorset Legal Awards were launched in May 2017, over 210 nominations were made across 25 law firms. These nominations were then Read More
Christmas shopping usually means a visit to the high street or browsing online retailers, but the season of giving can be a good time to make sure you’re maximising your opportunities for inheritance tax reliefs, whether to family, friends or charity, while spreading some seasonal cheer. While larger gifts may be taken into account, anyone Read More