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Lucy Milton-Downes & Jordan Griffiths

Two new faces at Farnfields in Warminster

Two new faces have joined the team at Farnfields Solicitors in Warminster.  Lucy Milton-Downes, Partner and Jordan Griffiths, Paralegal have moved to the Warminster office.  They provide litigation and debt recovery services to individuals and businesses. Lucy joined the firm in 2014, becoming a Partner in 2017.  Jordan joined the firm in 2016. Lucy specialises Read More

Sarah Butler

Sarah Butler joins Farnfields Solicitors

Local law firm, Farnfields Solicitors is pleased to welcome Sarah Butler to the firm’s expanding Family department. Sarah, who practiced law in London before relocating to the South West over 20 years ago, has vast experience in all areas of Family Law. Sarah’s specialisms include; divorce, financial settlements particularly complicated and high value cases, dissolving Read More

Ingrid Hindle

Bump in the night for Airbnb landlords

Rule changes on short term lets could see part-time landlords hit by a new tax bill from next year if they let out their whole property. Homeowners can earn up to £7,500 per year tax free by renting a room to a lodger, but the rise of the sharing economy and sites like Airbnb has Read More

Forever Friends Appeal

The RUH Will Month 2018

We are very pleased to announce that we will be once again supporting the annual RUH Will Month initiative, which helps to raise funds for the RUH’s charity, The Forever Friends Appeal. Throughout September 2018, Farnfields will be offering to draw up a professional Will at a reduced cost and donate the fee towards the Read More

Topsie Rabbit Kindergarten Raises Money for Defibrillators

Paramedics at South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) are reminding people who have purchased life-saving Defibrillators for their school, work or business to register them with the service so they show up on the 999 emergency systems. Three defibrillators have recently been installed after a Kindergarten and a Solicitors firm in Gillingham, Dorset Read More

Sarah Jones, Partner at Farnfields Solicitors

The common-law marriage myth

Saturday 18 August has been reported as the most common day in 2018 to tie the knot in the UK. However, since the early 1970s, the number of people actually getting married has steadily decreased, dropping a further 3.4% last year. There have been many theories about why marriage rates are falling, but regardless the Read More

Jordan Griffiths

Charging interest on unpaid debts

If you have debts owing from either a business or an individual, it is worth noting that there are various ways in which you may be able to charge interest. If your terms and conditions allow for reasonable interest to accrue on outstanding amounts, you can, of course, rely upon your terms and conditions providing Read More

Defibrillator training Saturday 21st July 2018, Wyke School, Gillingham

Thanks to a tremendous community effort to fundraise for defibrillators in Gillingham, Dorset, Topsie Rabbit Kindergarten and Farnfields are very pleased to announce that defibrillators have now been installed at St Mary The Virgin Primary School, Wyke Primary School and Farnfields’ office building in The Square, Gillingham. The first training session on using them is Read More

Meril George and Katie Mead Farnfields apprentices

Farnfields Solicitors gives young apprentices a pathway into law

Meril George and Katie Mead (both aged 20) from Farnfields Solicitors have completed their Business Administration Apprenticeships, defying the common stereotype that the only way into law, is by attending university. The pair undertook their apprenticeships in the Gillingham and Shaftesbury offices respectively, as part of a course run by Damar Training. Meril (pictured left) Read More