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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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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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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BMI Thornbury Hospital Sheffield

When you next visit family or friends, or have an appointment at BMI Thornbury Hospital, you may notice that we now have an advert regarding all of our services at Best Solicitors. BMI Thornbury Hospital is a private hospital in Sheffield, South Yorkshire run by BMI Healthcare, the UK’s largest independent provider of private healthcare.  We therefore feel that this is an excellent opportunity for us to be able to reach out to people to offer our services in what could potentially be a difficult time for patients and their families. To see more about the services offered at BMI Thornbury Hospital, please click here….



Date: 21 June 2019
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Changes to divorce laws – what does it mean?

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The government this week has announced proposed changes to divorce laws which will allow couples to divorce without blaming the other party, in a move which will hopefully allow for more amicable separations. This will change laws that have been in existence for 50 years and is a change that family law professionals and experts have been campaigning for years to be introduced. Under current law, the person starting the divorce has to rely of one of five grounds to prove that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. For couples who have been separated for less than 2 years, the only…



Date: 11 April 2019
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How can I get a fair divorce settlement?

The best agreement you can reach upon divorce, is one that both you and your spouse are happy with. However, there are some points that you need to take into account before you make your final decision. The need for full and frank disclosure There is a duty on both parties to give full and frank disclosure of their positions, including their income, assets and pensions. The purpose of the disclosure is to make sure that each party knows as much as possible about the other parties’ financial position. Without this information it is difficult for you to know what is…



Date: 14 September 2018
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40 Something…

2011 saw 42% of marriages end in divorce according to The Office for National Statistics. The number of divorces in England and Wales for this year was 117,558 – this was highest among men and women aged 40 to 44.



Date: 15 January 2013
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