Archive for April, 2013


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JONATHAN SMITHERS SET TO BECOME PRESIDENT OF THE LAW SOCIETY


By News
| 19 April 2013

Partner Jonathan Smithers has been voted in as the next Deputy Vice President of the Law Society and will become Vice President next year and President of the Society in 2015. Jonathan joined the Law Society Council six years ago. He is currently Chair of the Conveyancing and Land Law Committee at the Society and has also sat on its Membership Board, as well as a number of other committees.

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TENANCY AGREEMENTS – CAPACITY TO SIGN?


By Thomas Lumsden
| 11 April 2013

Problems can arise for care home operators where residents who lack capacity are asked to sign tenancies. Generally, the law presumes that an adult has the right to make decisions and the legal capacity to do so, unless it is shown otherwise. Without going into detail, mental capacity is the ability to understand and retain information and make decisions based on that information. Capacity is a

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COOPERBURNETT ADVISES MILLBROOK IN ITS ACQUISITION OF HIGHGROVE GARDEN CENTRE


By News
| 9 April 2013

[caption id="attachment_122" align="alignnone" width="300"] Victoria Sampson from CooperBurnett (left) with Tammy Woodhouse, Managing Director of Millbrook[/caption] CooperBurnett has advised The Millbrook Garden Company on its acquisition of Highgrove Garden Centre in Marden, near Staplehurst, Kent. Crowborough-based Millbrook, which was established in 1979, also has a garden centre in Gravese

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JENNI IRVING JOINS THE KENT LAW SOCIETY


By News
| 3 April 2013

Jenni Irving from our Residential Property team has joined the Kent Law Society.  Jenni has been a member of our Residential Property team for 15 years and has extensive experience in handling all types of client from first time buyers to investors. She feels that membership of the Kent Law Society is a recognition of her value within the team. http://www.kentlawsociety.com/membership-ar

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KATIE GILLAM NAMED AS A PARTNER AT COOPERBURNETT


By News
| 2 April 2013

Katie Gillam, a solicitor in the Private Client team at CooperBurnett, has been named as a Partner of the firm (effective from 1 April). Katie has been with CooperBurnett for five years and joined the firm from another regional practice. During the time she has been with CooperBurnett, Katie has focused on providing advice on wills, probates, trusts, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protecti

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