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CONFECTIONERS TO CORPORATE SOLICITOR

Pepperells are delighted to be celebrating new female additions to their Corporate Law team, inwhat the firm has noticed, is a growing trend of women embarking on careers within theCorporate and Commercial legal departments. Jessica McKenzie qualified in August of 2022 and began her working life initially as anArchitectural Technician, though due to the economic climate, Jessica had a change of careerand set up her own confectionary business in Beverley, she quickly saw success in her ventureand later expanded her [...]

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WHITE COLLAR CRIME TO WHITE COLLAR CORPORATE LAW

Pepperells are delighted to be celebrating new female additions to their Corporate Law team, in what the firm has noticed, is a growing trend of women embarking on careers within the Corporate and Commercial legal departments. Amy Hutton joined Pepperells Corporate Law Team in January 2022 for the final year of her training contract after a successful 16 months working as a Criminal Defense Paralegal and then Trainee. She qualified as a Solicitor in September 2022. Amy told us “I always [...]

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PEPPERELLS SECURE £1.5m FOR CHARITY PARTNERS

Pepperells Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have raised over £1,570,000 of future income for the charity members connected with the National Free Wills Network. The National Free Wills Network is a collection of charities, ranging from household names to those with a strong regional or local focus. The network provides free Will writing services to the charity’s known supporters. Over 190 charities are in benefit of the network and more than 45,000 legacy gifts have been pledged so far. [...]

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PEPPERELLS JOIN FORCES WITH FAWCETT & CO TO KEEP CHILDREN FUELED AND READY FOR SCHOOL

Pepperells Solicitors and Fawcett and Co Accountants have joined forces to fund a local school breakfast club in Lincoln. St Giles Academy, on Addison Drive in Lincoln, were facing the possibility of having to close the club due to funding cuts. The project, initiated by Pepperells in 2022, has provided a regular weekly delivery of breakfast items from Morrisons, for the children to enjoy as part of a healthy hearty breakfast, keeping them fuelled and ready for the school [...]

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The Importance of a New Will when contemplating Divorce

We understand here at Pepperells that going through a divorce is a difficult and stressful time for those involved and a new Will would often be overlooked during the emotional process of a Divorce. . What does a Divorce mean for my existing Will? On contemplation of Divorce and on Divorce, this does not revoke your pre-existing Will and your former spouse will remain in the Will but they will be treated as if they had passed away. If your Will [...]

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Women Fight EX GP Who Abused Them As Children

Pepperells Solicitors, who have offices in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the North East have won a substantial case to for Yorkshire women who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of their trusted GP in Halifax. Women have come forward to allege being sexually abused as a child over a number of years by a West Yorkshire GP. Pepperells Solicitors act on behalf of these women and compensation has now been awarded through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). The women have both named [...]

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Pepperells Want You To Plan Ahead

In aid of just passing World Alzheimer’s month, we will be discussing the importance of having plans in place to future proof and promote personal security. Therefore, this is vitally important no matter your age and should not be postponed until later in life. In order to gain control over your assets and decisions that are made later in life, it is best to get your affairs in order now. You can do this by making a Will and having [...]

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MINI-BUDGET 2022 UPDATE

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has outlined a series of tax cuts and economic measures in a bid to boost the UK economy. Pepperells Head of Conveyancing says “It’s a positive announcement for the property industry and will hopefully give more people the chance to become home owners and purchase their dream homes.” Today’s announcement has seen changes to: Zero rate band increase – the threshold over which any duty starts to be paid is up from £125,000 to £250,000.First Time Buyers –   First time [...]

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LINCOLNSHIRE BUSINESSES RAISE OVER £1,700 IN SUPPORT OF ST BARNABAS HOSPICE

Over 40 golfers took to Blankney Golf Club on Friday 16th of September for a fun-filled day in the late summer sunshine. Organised by Lincoln Business Club, and kindly sponsored by Pepperells Solicitors and One Stop Business Finance. Eleven teams took to the course to enjoy their first Golf Day and Summer Social with local charity partner, St Barnabas. Set in the heart of rural Lincolnshire, the beautiful parkland golf course at Blankney was the idyllic setting for a [...]

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DEPUTYSHIPS AND COURT OF PROTECTION

What happens when someone loses capacity to manage their own affairs, but they haven’t set up a Lasting Power of Attorney? When this happens, the person or people stepping in to manage the affairs of the person who has lost capacity (“P”) must instead apply to the Court of Protection for a Deputyship Order, granting them Court Ordered authority to manage P’s finances instead.

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