FREE Legal Clinic every Wednesday

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Do you have a legal question or situation you need help with? We are holding free legal clinics every Wednesday from 12pm to 3pm at both our Sheffield and Barnsley office. We are on hand to discuss the following and much more: Family matters: including divorce, separation, finances and childcare issues Civil matters: including property disputes, debt matters, personal injury & inheritance/estate disputes Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney & Probate Business services Call to arrange an appointment or feel free to pop in – we’re here to help!



Date: 16 July 2019
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HI, HOMEBUY

HI, HOMEBUY! You’re ready to buy a house. You’re excited. But, you’re also a little nervy. What would the perfect homebuyers’ event look like? Here are 3 ideas: – First… you, the homebuyer, should be free to ask leading property experts anything you want – Next, let’s stage the event at a beautifully relaxed venue – Finally… let’s make it FREE Okay, this is shaping-up nicely. One final question: Are you coming? Fab! Can’t wait to see you, get your free ticket here Thursday 14 November, at Kelham Island Sheffield, 17:30 to 19:30, you are invited to HI, HOMEBUY’ – two…



Date: 5 November 2019
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Your legacies make a difference – St Luke’s Hospice

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On Friday 27 September 2019, Alison Gregory, the Head of our Wills & Probate Department, and Emma Thistlewhite from our Marketing team, had the opportunity of accompanying our client, Paul, at St Luke’s for afternoon tea. Paul instructed Alison in relation to his late mother, Kathleen, in January 2019 following her passing in November 2018.  Kathleen sadly passed away from cancer in November 2018.  Unfortunately, Paul’s father, Donald, also sadly passed away from cancer in 2003.  Prior to his death Donald was cared for at St Luke’s Hospice and as a result of the care he received Donald and Kathleen made wills and as…



Date: 7 October 2019
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Trainee Solicitor opportunity at BEST Solicitors

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TRAINEE SOLICITOR VACANCY We are looking to recruit a Trainee Solicitor. The post will commence in November 2019 and last for the usual two year period. BEST Solicitors was set up in April 2001. The aim was to provide access to justice for everyone and bring a personal and professional legal service to people of Sheffield.  The partners remain just as committed to these aims in 2019 and are pleased to head up a very dynamic and committed team. We are a multi-disciplinary practice with the opportunity for the successful candidate to be trained in at least three interesting areas of…



Date: 25 September 2019
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Thomas Cook – What to do now…..

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Following the sad news that Thomas Cook have ceased trading leaving over 21,000 people out of work and in excess of 150,000 British citizens left abroad, we have put together a quick guide of what to do now if your holiday has been cancelled, or you are experiencing difficulties returning home from your holiday. Please see below to find out who you should contact first:- Contact the Civil Aviation Authority at thomascook.caa.co.uk 0333 1036700 for bookings made with Tour Operator (bonded by ATOL) Contact ABTA (bonded by ABTA) for bookings made with a Travel Agent at www.abta.com 0203 1170599 Where there…



Date: 25 September 2019
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Sheffield 10K 2019 – St Luke’s Hospice

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This year our team at Best Solicitors are taking part in the Sheffield 10k on Sunday 22nd September 2019. We are raising money for an amazing local charity which has provided support to so many families across the region. Help us, help them, and in return help our community. Best Solicitors have supported St Luke’s in fundraising over the years and this year our team at Best Solicitors are running the Sheffield 10k in honour of our late colleague, Tracy and our friends and families who have been touched by this disease. Like most, a number of people from our team have been personally…



Date: 29 August 2019
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Join our Team!

We have a new opportunity available to work within our busy city centre office. We are looking for a confident and self-motivated receptionist to join our team to assist in the day to day running of our reception. This role is offered on a part time basis, working Thursdays and Fridays from 9am to 5pm. Duties Will Include: Main Purpose of the Job: To work as part of a team and to be responsible for the day-to-day reception duties of the Practice by providing an effective and efficient client service to the Clients, Partners and members of Staff by the use…



Date: 20 August 2019
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Updated Divorce Law in England & Wales set to finally end the “blame game”

New legislation will soon enable separated couples to divorce amicably without the need to blame their spouse for the breakdown of their marriage. There is only one ground for a divorce in this country, which is the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. As the law stands, in order to prove this, one of five facts must be established. The petitioner (person starting the divorce) needs to prove that there has been fault on the part of the spouse or wait for 2 years to start the divorce. The list of facts that can be relied upon are: Adultery; Unreasonable behaviour; or…



Date: 8 August 2019
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Welcome to Best Solicitors – Tarik Elhadidi

Best Solicitors are excited to welcome Tarik Elhadidi.  His arrival at Best Solicitors is to celebrate our expansion in our Family Department as recommendations from satisfied clients are continuing to grow. As with all our employees, Tarik is committed to our promises:- Everything Explained – We will ensure you understand what is involved in your case and the process your case will follow Everything Agreed – Where possible, we will quote a fixed fee for your case. This won’t change unless the case does – with your approval Everything On-Time – We will give you an estimated time for completion of your case Everything Communicated – We…



Date: 2 August 2019
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International Child Abduction

We are coming up to the holiday season when lots of children are visiting relatives, parents and loved ones in different areas of the world, who normally live in the United Kingdom. One of the worries which most clients ask us during this period of time is, “if I am concerned that my child will not be brought back to England, what should I do?” If you have concerns that the arrangements for your child to travel abroad are genuinely worrisome, then it is important that you seek immediate legal advice. It may be necessary for you to have an Order…



Date: 29 July 2019
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Welcome to Best Solicitors- Stephanie Harvey

Stephanie Harvey

Best Solicitors are pleased to welcome Stephanie Harvey.  Her arrival at Best Solicitors is to celebrate our expansion in Conveyancing following the soaring number of instructions from satisfied clients which has increased the need to expand.  Stephanie is committed to our promises:- Everything Explained – We will ensure you understand what is involved in your case and the process your case will follow Everything Agreed – Where possible, we will quote a fixed fee for your case. This won’t change unless the case does – with your approval Everything On-Time – We will give you an estimated time for completion of your case Everything Communicated –…



Date: 25 July 2019
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