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Pearcelegal Solicitors are Looking to Recruit a Conveyancing Fee Earner

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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic conveyancing fee earner with experience of handling their own caseload to join our busy team in Solihull.  If you are looking for a new challenge then visit our website for details of how to apply for the role – click here 

 

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Pearcelegal Welcomes Mark Stockton

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We are excited to welcome a new member to our team here at Pearcelegal.  

Mark Stockton is a property solicitor with over 30 years’ experience as a partner within various conveyancing firms.  In 1999 Mark started his own firm, Anthony Stockton Solicitors, where he provided conveyancing services to individuals and businesses nationwide.

Having taken the decision to step back from firm management, Mark has recently closed his practice to join us and to focus on continuing to provide an outstanding service to the local community and beyond.  Mark brings a wealth of commercial and residential property experience with him and we are very pleased to welcome him on board.

Pearcelegal Director, Nicholas Thomas stated “We are delighted that Mark has chosen to join our firm.  Mark is an exceptional solicitor with many years’ experience in conveyancing and will be a real asset to our firm.  We are thrilled to be able to grow our department and business with Mark’s help.”

The addition of Mark to our team means that we can continue to provide a first class conveyancing service to our existing clients and help many more new clients to move home.

Mark commented “I am delighted to be associated with and asked by the Directors of Pearcelegal, which is such an established and well-respected firm in the Solihull area and beyond, to join them as a Consultant Solicitor.

I now have the opportunity to continue to serve the many clients I have provided services to over the last twenty one years, which will now be enhanced by the additional services provided by my new colleagues at Pearcelegal.  I believe this will be of great benefit to all of my clients and the people they continue to recommend me to.

If you would like a free, no-obligation quote from our conveyancing team, please call us on 0121 270 2700 or use our online Quote Request System by clicking here.

 

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Coronavirus Lockdown Update- Can we move house yet?

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Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday that some of the restrictions in place will gradually be eased, there was still some confusion as to what we can now do as well as what we are still not allowed to do.

Clarification has now been released expressly confirming that people can move house as well as confirming that estate agents can open and conduct viewings and place new properties on the market, as long as social distancing measures can be put in place.

This should be a huge relief to those people that were part way through a property transaction but were unable to complete due to the lockdown.

Our conveyancing team are on hand to advise and assist you with your sale or purchase. If you would like to obtain a quote for our services, please click on the link below and fill in our quote request form.

Click Here to obtain a Quote for our conveyancing services.

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Solicitors in Solihull

Thinking about the future? Do you need to make or review your Will?

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These unprecedented times are forcing us all to think about the future and what could happen.   We can help you to ensure that you are looking after your affairs and protecting your loved ones by making a Will.  However, we also understand that money is a big consideration for lots of people during this time of uncertainty.

That’s why we are reducing the price of our Wills by £90.  From today until the end of April 2020 we are offering single simple Wills for £120 and Husband and Wife mirror Wills for £210.  for more complex assets and tax planning, we can provide a bespoke quotation so you are aware of the costs before undertaking any work.

Our office is still open to clients but we understand that you may not want to or can’t venture outside at the moment if you are self-isolating, so we are offering telephone and video call appointments to discuss your needs and take instructions.  We can discuss how to validly sign the Will and can store the Will for free in our fireproof safe.

Call us now on 0121 270 2700 to book or fill in our contact form below and one of our Solicitors will be in touch.

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Child Contact Problems?

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Issues regarding child contact can be difficult and emotional and if not dealt with quickly, can escalate and cause stress to both parents and impact upon the children.

Pearcelegal is offering a free initial consultation to discuss the issues you are having and can provide advice as to how to resolve these often difficult situations.

Call us on 0121 270 2700 to discuss your matter with one of our Solicitors and we can help you understand your rights and how we can assist in resolving the issues.

If you are separating or divorcing, then taking early advice is a must- click here for details on our free initial consultation for divorce and separation.

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Pearcelegal Offer Extra Dates For Free Divorce And Separation Clinic

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Due to high demand for appointments we have decided to extend our free divorce and separation surgery and will be holding appointments on two extra dates.

Appointments are available now for Friday 24th January 2020 from 9.00 am until 5.15 pm and on Saturday 25th January 2020 from 9.00 am until 1.00 pm.

Call us now on 0121 270 2700 to book your appointment or complete the contact form below and one of our team will be in touch with you.

 

 

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Rachel Ison Will Offer

New Year Resolution #01: Make a Will

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Rachel Ison, a Solicitor in Pearcelegal’s Private Client department explains why making a Will should be one of your New Year’s Resolutions.

We all like to make New Year Resolutions whether they be saving money, getting fit or losing some Christmas weight although, let’s face it, most of these promises don’t last longer than a few weeks!

One promise you can keep that is inexpensive and will last a lot longer than a fad diet is to make a Will. Everyone should have one but it’s just something we never get around to doing, so make it one of your resolutions for 2020.

Why do I need to make a Will?

Staggeringly, a 2018 Which survey showed that 54% of UK adults still don’t have a Will. Making a Will is the only way to ensure that your wishes are followed regarding funeral plans, what happens to your money and property and who has guardianship of your children if they are under 18 when you die. You can choose who you would like to inherit your money and assets and make specific bequests and donations to family members or charities.

What happens to my money if I don’t make a Will?

If you die without making a Will you are deemed to have died intestate. Your money and property would be divided up under the Rules of Intestacy whereby family members who would benefit are put in a strict order. This means that your estate could be distributed in a way that you would not have chosen.  There may also be tax implications that could have been avoided through a considered and properly drafted Will.

To arrange an initial appointment with Rachel, please contact her on 0121 347 6214 or email her at rachelison@pearcelegal.co.uk.

If you book an appointment during January 2020 you will be able to take advantage of our discounted rates – see our offer here.

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Breaking up at Christmas

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As Andy Williams will be singing repeatedly over this festive period- It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Unfortunately this will not be the case for many people.  The pressure to deliver the ‘perfect’ Christmas is difficult enough at the best of times.  If you have been struggling in your relationship, it can be even harder to ‘paper over the cracks’ particularly if the efforts put into Christmas go unnoticed or unappreciated.

Maybe the decision to break up has already been made, but you have decided not to take any action until after Christmas.

Whatever the situation, knowing what your rights would be on separation or divorce is a vital first step in the process.  There is so much conflicting information regarding divorce and separation on the internet and much of it is based on specific circumstances and may not be relevant to your situation.  Much of the information is also ‘myth’ or just plain wrong.

Here at Pearcelegal, we offer a free initial meeting with one of our Solicitors to discuss your particular situation and can provide more focussed and relevant advice so that you can properly consider your rights and decide with confidence how and when to start the process.  

To book your free initial appointment, please call us on 0121 270 2700 or complete our online contact form by clicking Free Divorce Consultation  

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Christmas Hamper Prize

Pearcelegal Offers you the chance to win a John Lewis Christmas Hamper!

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Christmas is nearly here and at Pearcelegal we’ve decided to give away a luxury John Lewis ‘Spirit of Christmas’ hamper (worth £100) to one lucky Facebook user!

To enter this prize draw all you have to do is simply like this post, it’s that easy!

The closing date for entries is 5pm GMT Monday 16th December 2019 and the winner will be announced on Facebook, so make sure that you are following our page for updates. 

You could also share this post among your Facebook friends so that they are in with a chance of winning too.  For more information on the services we offer, visit our website.

For full T&Cs please see below.

T&Cs

  • The prize on offer is a John Lewis ‘Spirit of Christmas’ hamper worth £100
  • Enter by liking our prize draw Facebook post
  • There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this prize draw
  • The closing date for this prize draw is 5pm GMT on Monday 16th December 2019.
  • This competition is open to residents of the UK who are over 18 or over (prize includes alcohol) except for employees of Pearcelegal Ltd.
  • The winner will be chosen at random and will be announced on Facebook by Noon GMT on Tuesday 17th December 2019. The winner will also be contacted by direct message so that collection can be arranged.
  • The prize must be collected from Pearcelegal’s offices. Postage or delivery options are not available.
  • The promoter of this competition is Pearcelegal Ltd. By entering this competition you understand that you are providing your information to Pearcelegal Ltd and not Facebook and you agree to a complete release of Facebook from any claims.
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook.

 

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Solicitors in Solihull

Free Separation and Divorce Consultation

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If you are looking to take the difficult decision to separate from your partner or divorce your spouse, you should take legal advice at the earliest possible stage so that you are prepared for what lies ahead.

Whilst there is a huge range of information available on the internet, it is important that you take tailored advice, particularly when dealing with division of finances, where each case will have a different outcome.

We offer a free initial consultation to take you through the issues that may arise, explain the divorce or separation process, offer advice on any issues that may involve the children, and look at the finances and how they are likely to be divided, given the differing needs of the parties and the children.

If you would like to book an initial consultation at our offices in the centre of Solihull, please call us now on 0121 270 2700 or click here to complete our contact form.

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