Rutherfords LLP & Azets Seminar

May 16th, 2024

Probate Lawyer Rebecca Taylor gave a presentation on the topic “why you should make a will?” and looked at some cautionary examples of the difficulties and complications that can arise

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Breakfast Seminar Drayton Park Golf Club 2 May 2024

April 16th, 2024

Rutherfords LLP & Azets Breakfast Seminar – 02 May 2024 Azets and Rutherfords LLP will be collaborating to deliver an insightful presentation on how we can support you in making

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Commercial Property Lawyer Vacancy

April 11th, 2024

Due to expansion, Rutherfords LLP is looking to recruit a Commercial Property Lawyer with a minimum of two years post qualification experience to assist in their busy Commercial Department at

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Rutherfords visits Airbase

November 23rd, 2023

As a key supporter and fund raiser for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, lawyers from Rutherfords LLP were invited to attend the new Airbase and Charity Headquarters at Neachley Lane

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Help with Grants of Probate

July 27th, 2023

You may have been appointed under the will of someone who has died to act as the executor, or one of the executors, of the estate.  If this is the

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Statutory Legacy Increase

July 24th, 2023

The statutory legacy is increasing from £270,000 to £322,000 from 26 July 2023. This is a fixed amount set by legislation that a spouse or civil partner will receive when

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Diversity Data 2023

July 21st, 2023

Rutherfords LLP is committed to eliminating discrimination and promoting equality and diversity in its own policies, practices, and procedures. We are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and collect

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Legal Secretary Vacancy (POSITION NOW FILLED)

February 13th, 2023

Rutherfords LLP are seeking to recruit a full time legal secretary within our Commercial Department based at Ventura House office in Tamworth.  This is a full time position but can

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Holly Tree neighbour dispute

December 5th, 2022

Steve Wengraf, litigation partner at Rutherfords LLP represented the interests of a retired GP who lives in Solihull. Our client was accused by his next-door neighbour of cutting down and

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July 28th, 2022

Rutherfords LLP partners Amanda, Steve, Claire and Tony

Good News – Ground Rent Changes

May 25th, 2022

For many years Leasehold property owners have been subject to varying, and often costly, Ground Rent.  Whilst many Leases start with what one would consider to be a reasonable, initial

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Secretarial Vacancy (POSITION NOW FILLED)

May 9th, 2022

Rutherfords LLP are recruiting for an experienced full time Float Secretary at our Tamworth Office based at Ventura House.  To include all general secretarial duties which include typing, keeping appointment

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Commercial Property Lawyer Vacancy

March 8th, 2022

Rutherfords LLP is looking to recruit a Commercial Property Lawyer with a minimum of two years post qualification experience to assist in their busy Commercial Department at their offices in

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Job Vacancy – Litigation Lawyer (POSITION NOW FILLED)

January 5th, 2022

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Litigation Lawyer based at our Ventura House office in Tamworth. Candidates with approximately 0 – 5 years experience will be considered This

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Job Vacancy – legal secretary (POSITION NOW FILLED)

November 17th, 2021

Rutherfords LLP are seeking to recruit a full time legal secretary within our Commercial Department based at Ventura House office in Tamworth.  This is a full time position but can

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St Giles Fundraising

October 14th, 2021

Rutherfords LLP will again be supporting the `Make Your Will Fortnight` to raise funds for St Giles Hospice in Whittington. The Private Client Team at Rutherfords LLP have been supporting

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Job Vacancy – wills and lasting powers of attorney (Now filled)

August 3rd, 2021

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic private client lawyer or paralegal to be responsible for the day to day management of wills and lasting powers of attorney to

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Rutherfords Personal Injury Team recovers substantial compensation for clients

August 2nd, 2021

Rutherfords LLP has just resolved two significant work accident claims this month. We acted for two clients (both coincidentally called Lee) who sustained significant lower limb injuries in separate accidents

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Rutherfords LLP retains Lexcel Accreditation

July 9th, 2021

Rutherfords LLP are proud to announce that we’ve secured prestigious reaccreditation with Lexcel – a rigorous standard of quality and compliance awarded by The Law Society. The Lexcel practice management

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Secretary Vacancy(Now filled)

June 15th, 2021

Rutherfords LLP are seeking to recruit a full time legal secretary within our Litigation Department based at Ventura House office in Tamworth.  This is a full time position but can

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Eviction Notice Update

May 14th, 2021

Residential Eviction Moratorium to end 31st May On 12th May, the Government announced that the moratorium on residential evictions during lockdown will end on 31st May 2021. The Courts will

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Legal Secretary Vacancy (Now Filled)

April 30th, 2021

Rutherfords LLP are seeking to recruit a full time legal secretary within our Commercial Department based at Ventura House office in Tamworth.  This is a full time position but can

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CQS Accreditation

April 20th, 2021

Rutherfords LLP awarded reaccreditation with Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme Rutherfords LLP are proud to announce that we have been awarded reaccreditation with the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS)

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How to dispose of goods on your premises that don’t belong to you

March 23rd, 2021

There are sometimes issues for property owners when items are left on their premises that don’t belong to them which need to be disposed of. This might happen when you

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Paws for thought?

March 16th, 2021

Can a domestic cat influence the administration of an estate? Yes, according to the unusual facts in the estate of Dean Brunt deceased. Mr Brunt died in 2007. Since no

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Business Interruption Insurance

March 16th, 2021

On 15 January 2021 the Supreme Court delivered one of the most important judgments handed down in the last 12 months. Following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses

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New Solicitor Appointment

February 24th, 2021

Hayden Mellowship has joined partner Steve Wengraf in our litigation department as a qualified solicitor.  Hayden qualified in January 2021. Hayden undertook claimant personal injury work before he became a

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Birmingham Children`s Hospital

December 22nd, 2020

Raising funds for Jolly Jumper Day Staff and partners at Rutherfords LLP have supported the Birmingham Children`s Hospital for many years raising funds for this important charity at Christmas. This

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Reflections on 1990

November 23rd, 2020

Partner Tony Illsley has now reached 30 years as a qualified solicitor. This period has been achieved working at Rutherfords LLP. Now the head of the private client department, Tony

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Inheritance Tax – Emergency Workers

November 7th, 2020

Inheritance tax is payable on the value of your estate (money, property and possessions). If your estate is worth more than £325,000 (the tax threshold) tax at 40% could be

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Stamp Duty Holiday

July 8th, 2020

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a stamp duty holiday as part of a measure of proposals in the summer budget to stimulate the economy. Anyone buying a home will

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Landlords and Tenants Update – COVID-19

June 15th, 2020

Following on from the Landlords and Tenants guidance published on 30th March 2020 by the MHCLG, a press release was issued on 5th June 2020 extending the suspension of evictions

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Commercial landlords advice & webinar

June 11th, 2020

Natalie Mellors, a solicitor within Rutherfords Commercial Team, was recently a speaker for a webinar provided as part of Tamworth and Lichfield Chamber of Commerce support for individuals and business

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COVID-19 NHS Staff Compensation

June 9th, 2020

Families of NHS and social care staff who die from coronavirus will each receive a £60,000 lump sum payment. This compensation will also apply for deaths occurring before the scheme

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HMRC Guidance: extending the option to tax deadline during Coronavirus

May 20th, 2020

What is an option to tax? Under the Value Added Tax Act 1994, a taxable supply is a ‘supply of goods and services made in the United Kingdom’ where VAT

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Home Protection Trusts and Second Marriages

May 17th, 2020

Many clients decide to purchase a home together following a second marriage or civil partnership. They may both have children from a previous relationship. This might involve each selling a

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Housing Market -Coronavirus Update

May 13th, 2020

Partner Amanda Edwards reviews the latest proposals as the housing market is released from lock down. On 23 March 2020, the Government imposed drastic restrictions in an attempt to beat

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Signing your Lasting Power of Attorney during the coronavirus pandemic

May 12th, 2020

Following the recent publication of our advice to enable clients to safely and legally sign their new will during the current coronavirus pandemic, we have now produced a separate advice

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Ask the Expert

April 30th, 2020

Commercial solicitor Natalie Mellors will be taking part in the Ask the Expert Zoom video conference. This will be your opportunity to ask your business questions for free to a

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Birmingham Live website

April 28th, 2020

See the article on the Birmingham Live website published today. We provide a professional service to our clients and can prepare your will remotely. Our private client lawyers preparing wills

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Legal advice during the coronavirus outbreak

April 22nd, 2020

In these challenging times you may need legal advice during the coronavirus pandemic. The Law Society has produced a summary of how a solicitor can help. This can be viewed

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Rights of Commercial and Residential Landlords and Tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 14th, 2020

The Coronavirus Act 2020 The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CVA 2020) is emergency legislation which came into effect on 26th March 2020 to deal with the unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak. With self-isolation

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Moving Home during the coronavirus pandemic

April 9th, 2020

Moving home can be a stressful time under any circumstances but home-movers are now having to deal with the added complications of the restrictions imposed in the fight against coronavirus

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Making a will during the coronavirus pandemic

April 7th, 2020

We have received many enquiries from clients asking if it is still possible to make a new will or review an existing will during the current COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance

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Rutherfords announces new partner appointment

April 1st, 2020

Rutherfords LLP is pleased to announce that lawyer Amanda Edwards has been appointed as a partner as head of the residential conveyancing department. Amanda is an experienced chartered legal executive

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

April 1st, 2020

FURLOUGHING – FAQs In an effort to provide employers with assistance in what for some organisations will be challenging economic conditions as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government

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March 17th, 2020

WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS Rutherfords LLP is following the guidance issued by the Chief Medical Officer regarding coronavirus and the national emergency restrictions announced by the Prime Minister on

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Compensation for death in Care Home

February 26th, 2020

Rutherfords has just successfully concluded litigation on a ‘no win no fee’ basis on behalf of a man whose wife was resident in a local Care Home in Tamworth. This

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Intestacy: The statutory legacy increase

February 14th, 2020

From 6 February 2020 the statutory legacy has increased from £250,000 to £270,000. This is the amount a surviving spouse or civil partner is entitled to receive when a person

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Partner retires to pursue motorsports

February 7th, 2020

The New Year has brought several changes at Rutherfords LLP including the busy commercial property department. Partner David Waterhouse has now stepped down from being an equity member of the

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stGiles Fundraiser

Rutherfords raising money for St Giles Hospice

January 27th, 2020

The private client team have been busy fund-raising for the local St Giles Hospice. The `Make a Will` promotion requires clients to make a suggested donation for a standard will

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Lauren Henderson

Newly Qualified Solicitor

January 27th, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Lauren Henderson has completed her training contract with Rutherfords LLP and qualified as a solicitor on 15 January 2020. Lauren joined Rutherfords LLP as

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Conveyancing Quality

Rutherfords retains accreditation with CQS

September 13th, 2019

Rutherfords LLP are proud to announce that we have retained our longstanding membership with the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme for the next year. This is a mark of excellence

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Rutherfords settle Catastrophic Personal Injury Claim

July 15th, 2019

Our client sustained significant crush injuries to his leg when a concrete barrier fell onto his leg whilst at work. Several attempts were made by the surgeons to save the leg

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Fundraising for St Giles Hospice

July 15th, 2019

Rutherfords LLP has been raising funds for St Giles Hospice as part of the “Make your Will Fortnight” between Monday 1st to Friday 12th October. The firm has raised £1,800 for the

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