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Emma Hardy Mp introducing the “Coats for Kids” initiative by Pepperells Solicitors in support of Reuniform

An update from Emma Hardy Mp introducing the “Coats for Kids” initiative by Pepperells Solicitors in support of Reuniform. Coats can be new or used. Collection points are Morrison Anlaby/Holderness Road and Sainsbury’s Hessle. Also discussing our Christmas Box Appeal at Reuniform and how you can help. Please contact us at trinitymethodisthull@gmail if you can volunteer to help pack boxes, or see the link pinned to the top of the Reuniform Fascebook page for donating.

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Let’s Talk About Remote Family Court Hearings

As we enter into the UK’s second national lockdown on 5th November 2020 – what does that mean for Family Justice in our Country? Since the first lockdown in March this year, our Family courts have continued to operate but most cases have been heard remotely either by telephone or video call. Many parents are appearing in remote family courts alone from their homes, and often without the technology they need to properly take part in proceedings at which [...]

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Are you Brexit ready?

The UK formally left the EU on 31 January 2020 and entered what is known as the ‘transition period’, which will conclude on 31 December 2020. This means that the majority of EU laws continue to apply to the UK until such time that the UK and EU governments decide how the movement of goods, services, people and capital across the UK/EU borders will be processed following the end of the transition period. A key point to note from a business [...]

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Let’s Talk About Non-Molestation Orders

Are you being subjected to domestic violence or threats of violence? Perhaps you are being continually pestered and harassed? If you are an ‘associated person’ and there have been recent incidences of such behaviour, you could be eligible for legal protection in the form of a non-molestation order. What is a non-molestation order? A non-molestation order is a type of legal injunction which prohibits a person, usually known as “the respondent” from being able to pester, intimidate, harass or threaten the [...]

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A blog by Blue Stephenson – Divorce and Matrimonial Finances

Going through a separation is tough, regardless of who you are and what your profession. On top of this, trying to navigate the minefield of matrimonial finances without a solicitor can feel like trying to navigate the Atlantic without a map! Every day can feel like a struggle coping with the emotional turmoil and dealing with the legal side of things may feel like the last thing that you want to do. Maybe you are trying to run your own business in [...]

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Let’s Talk Lasting Powers of Attorney

What happens if you or someone you love loses mental capacity and are no longer able to make decisions about their Property and Financial Affairs or their Health and Welfare? Here at Pepperells, we understand that this can be an extremely distressing time for families and we are here to support you and provide specialist advice to guide you through the process. If you are concerned about what may happen to your property or finances in the event that you [...]

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Pepperells Solicitors add Newcastle office to support their growing corporate & commercial clients

Pepperells Solicitors officially announce their incorporation of the corporate firm Millican Law in Newcastle.  This strategic move allows Pepperells to continue its plans for growth and adds a sixth office to the company’s footprint.   Millican Law Managing Director Peter Millican said the future is exciting and our team of corporate and commercial lawyers are looking forward to taking this side of the business forward and meeting clients from all the offices and regions Pepperells operate in. Pepperells Solicitors has added [...]

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Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is a condition that occurs when the bundle of nerves below the end of the spinal cord known as the cauda equina are damaged.  Cauda equina syndrome is a surgical emergency and a delay can have significant consequences to the long term outcome. Despite this, many doctors are unaware of the condition or have very limited knowledge. This often leads to delays in CES being diagnosed and treated which can lead to a much worse outcome for the patient. Symptoms and Diagnosis CES [...]

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Solicitor Apprenticeship: A New Way to Qualify

I have just gone into my fourth year of the Solicitor Apprenticeship at BPP University. The course is 6 years long and is made up of traditional LLB modules, Professional Practice modules, a portfolio of real-life work and finally the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam. I study remotely/on campus once a week and then work in Pepperells’ Hull office for the remaining four. I sit multiple exams and submit course work each year. Once I sit (and hopefully pass!) the [...]

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