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Nov

Looking out for loved ones this winter

Winter can be a very difficult time for the elderly Older people are more vulnerable in the cold. It is a sad fact that every year approximately 20,000 more people aged 65 years or over die during the winter months. Ways you can assist elderly friends or relatives: ·Keep an eye out for illness or unusual behaviour; ·Keep them warm. …
18

Nov

Cunningtons LLP To Offer Cancer Research UK’S Free Will Service

Cunningtons Solicitors LLP is proud to have joined Cancer Research UK’s Free Will Service. The Free Will Service helps people aged over 55 to write or update their will free of charge. It also gives guidance for people considering leaving a legacy gift to Cancer Research UK. The service is now being provided at Cunningtons Solicitors LLP where trained solicitors…
14

Nov

Probate Fees Hiked by the Government (Another Stealth Tax?)

Bereaved families are set to pay more in Probate fees from April 2019 following an announcement on Monday by Ministers to introduce a banded structure for Probate fees. New legislation raised the estate values threshold from £5,000 to £50,000 which will exclude around 25,000 estates from probate fees altogether.  However, the remaining estates will have increased fees with a revised…
08

Nov

Gender Equality Alive and Well at Cunningtons Solicitors

An article in today’s Law Society Gazette refers to the lack of diversity within senior law firm roles. David Gauke (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice) said ”It’s in senior roles and leadership that gaps appear. When we look at the senior leadership in law firms whilst women make up 59% of non-partner solicitors they account for just…
11

Oct

My seller lied to me! Misrepresentation and Property Sales

The consequences of not telling the truth when selling property Buying property is a big investment for anyone, so it’s only right that the purchaser should be satisfied about what they are buying. Likewise, the seller should be entitled to some comfort in knowing that once their property is sold, that is the end of the matter. The Seller’s Property…

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Cunningtons LLP in Great Square and Tofts Walk in Braintree, Essex, is the head office for Cunningtons Solicitors across the UK. Established in 1748, the Braintree head office in Great Square is still in its original offices. This amounts to almost 300 years of Experience and Tradition.

The Senior Partner at Cunningtons’ Braintree office is David Drake. Paul Fenton is the Joint Managing Partner. He, along with Johanna Withams are the residential conveyancing partners at the Braintree practice. They are supported by qualified Solicitors and Licenced Conveyancers.

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