Legal 500 | Woodfines Solicitors

Woodfines recognised in Legal 500 Directory for 2022

Woodfines has once again been recognised in the Legal 500 directory, a legal guide to law firms and solicitors in the UK, which is compiled after detailed analysis by experienced researchers of submissions made by law firms across the UK. This year, Woodfines has been commended for their services provided across East Anglia (Cambridge) and […]

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Qualification Congratulations!

Woodfines is delighted to announce that Thomas Hale, one of their current crop of second year trainees has now qualified as a solicitor, and will be augmenting the existing Private Client team in their Cambridge office. Commenting on this, Tim Addinell, who heads up the Private Client team said: “We are delighted to be joined […]

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Changes to the Highway Code

Today, 14th September there have been changes to the Highway Code announced with 33 of the existing rules amended and two new ones added. Some of the changes include: clearer advice on where to stop in an emergency the importance of not driving in a lane closed by a Red X the use of variable […]

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Changes to the online probate service

Following on from last week’s blog about ongoing delays to the probate application process, we have had another update about MyHMCTS, the government’s online service for legal professionals, in the form of a press release from the Law Society on 23 July. It outlines some changes that will take effect from 19 August 2021, based […]

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House price surge is not over, experts say

Prospective buyers will be disappointed by an updated house price forecast from Savills, which suggests that house prices are set to rise by 9% this year – up from its March forecast of 4%. A combination of factors is thought to be behind the upward revision, including the Stamp Duty holiday extension, historically low mortgage […]

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Ban on religious dress upheld by the European Court of Justice

A recent ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that an employer can have a neutral dress policy preventing workers from wearing any political, philosophical or religious signs. Achbita v G4S Secure Solutions In this case, the employer had a neutral dress policy in place, this meant that employees were not able to […]

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