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SHARING THE FRUITS OF YOUR LABOUR


By News
| 21 July 2017

You might have seen in the press the case of Sharp and Sharp 2017. This involved a couple in their early 40s, who were childless with lucrative careers and their relationship had endured six years. In the early years together they had similar basic salaries of around £100k, but towards the end of the relationship, the wife received discretionary annual bonuses of £10.5 million. Then in the la

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THE TAYLOR-MADE DREAMS JOURNEY


By News
| 17 July 2017

The CooperBurnett Charity of Choice currently is Taylor-Made Dreams and here we find out more about the inspiration and name behind the charity – which focuses on granting wishes for terminally-ill children. In 2008 Taylor Mitchell aged 11 was diagnosed with a condition which changed his, and his family’s life, forever. After courageously fighting against the incurable illness for four ye

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ARE YOU COOL WITH THE NEW COMMERCIAL PROPERTY REGULATIONS?


By News
| 4 July 2017

With now less than one year until the first round of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) Regulations 2015* come into force on 1 April 2018, now is the time that both commercial landlords and tenants should check if their property will be ready to comply next year. How can I check? You should check the property’s energy performance certificate (EPC), which is a certificate that g

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COOPERBURNETT TEAM WALKS FROM LONDON TO GRAVESEND FOR ELLENOR


By News
| 3 July 2017

Six team members from the Tunbridge Wells-based law firm, CooperBurnett, successfully completed the Walkathon event for hospice charity ellenor on Sunday 2 July. This saw them walk nearly 26 miles from Tower Bridge in London to the charity’s adult hospice in Gravesend, a challenge which took them eight hours. Taking on the challenge were ellenor Ambassador, Victoria Sampson, Lisa Connolly, Ka

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VICTORIA SAMPSON ON SUPPORTING ELLENOR


By News
| 28 June 2017

This Sunday, a team of six from CooperBurnett will be walking nearly 26 miles from Tower Bridge in London to Gravesend to raise money for ellenor, a charity which provides vital hospice at home care to babies, children and young in their own homes throughout southwest Kent. CooperBurnett Partner, Victoria Sampson, has been an Ambassador for ellenor for five years and here she explains why she s

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CAREER MOVE


By News
| 21 June 2017

We are looking for a lawyer (ideally with 0-3 years PQE) to join our residential property team at CooperBurnett. You’ll be working with an experienced team and one of the first to be awarded the Conveyancing Quality Scheme accreditation by The Law Society. Based in the heart of Tunbridge Wells, we offer a friendly and enjoyable, yet professional, environment to work in. If you’d like mor

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OPEN DOOR AT CARE HOMES


By News
| 14 June 2017

Friday 16 June marks the fifth national Care Home Open Day when care homes across the UK are throwing open their doors to connect with their local community. Last year 4,300 care homes took part. The theme for this year is ‘friendship’ and emphasises the importance of connecting with local communities, developing lasting relationships and encouraging intergenerational rapport. Care homes

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WORKING WITH CITIZENS ADVICE TO HELP THE COMMUNITY


By News
| 5 June 2017

CooperBurnett associate solicitors, Gemma Gillespie and Katie Hilsdon, both volunteer for Citizens Advice in Tunbridge Wells one afternoon each month – Gemma offering advice on family matters and Katie on other areas of civil law. Citizens Advice is a network of 300 independent charities across England and Wales which provides free, confidential and independent advice to help people with ever

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COOPERBURNETT MAKES MARATHON EFFORT FOR HOSPICE CHARITY ELLENOR


By News
| 1 June 2017

Six team members from  CooperBurnett are taking in a marathon 26 mile walk in July to raise money for the children’s hospice at home charity ellenor. Taking on the challenge will be ellenor Ambassador, Victoria Sampson, Lisa Connolly, Katie Hilsdon, Charlotte Mackenzie, Gareth Warner and Andrew Hawkins and they are joining a team of ellenor supporters in the charity’s Walkathon on Sunday 2

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A GREEN-FINGERED MOVE


By Victoria Sampson
| 24 May 2017

Many of us have either visited RHS Chelsea or enjoyed coverage on the BBC recently and are now feeling inspired in this sunnier weather to get outside and create a dream garden. Or, it might be that the hankering for more outside space is leading some of us to consider moving to a property which offers this. According to a recent survey by Colourfence British house hunters would be prepared to

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