Articles


Temperatures soaring in the workplace

Sep 06, 2016

This summer’s hot weather raised the issue of the law regarding temperatures in the workplace.

The Reynolds Report - Look where I found Pikachu...

Sep 01, 2016

Several years ago, when we were all considerably younger, I spent many hours of my time “mediating” disputes between my children arising as a result of card-based “duels” between characters from a Japanese cartoon series.

Barrett & Co will be walking the Reading Legal Sponsored Walk

Aug 26, 2016

A 10km walk on a summer’s evening to raise funds to enable local legal advice charities to help people in desperate need of advice.

Charlotte Mckenty qualifies into our Private Client Department

Aug 26, 2016

We are pleased to confirm that Charlotte Mckenty has now qualified as a solicitor within our Private Client Department.

Jane's attendances at the Law Commission and Law Society last month

Aug 26, 2016

Last month, as part of her role as Chair of the Law Society’s Wills and Equity Committee, Jane Whitfield organised the Committee’s annual dinner which was held at the Law Society in Chancery Lane, London

Meet our new team members

Jul 22, 2016

We are pleased to announce the arrival of two new starters to our team at Barrett and Co in Reading, Asma Khan in our Residential Property department and Chris Miller who is the new trainee solicitor in our Private Client department.

The Reynolds Report - If at first you don't succeed...?

Jul 19, 2016

Martin Reynolds of Barrett & Co in Reading explains the legal term "conditional contract" and the big difference between "best endeavours" and "reasonable endeavours"

Hilary's presentation at Age Concern in Twyford

Jul 14, 2016

On 15 June, at the request of Gordon Holmes, the centre manager at the Twyford Age Concern Centre, Hilary Buckle presented a talk to the group about Wills and Powers of Attorney.

Initial thoughts on the effect of Brexit on Businesses

Jul 05, 2016

Although the exit negotiations will be lengthy after the UK Government formally begins the withdrawal process from the EU and nothing will change in law for two years, businesses will need to plan ahead for the eventuality.

Brexit and the property market – is Gazundering back?

Jul 04, 2016

Despite more people in Reading and Berkshire voting to stay in the EU, it looks as though Brexit may become a reality, even though there may be a judicial review of the referendum at some point in the future.

Welcome to the Barrett and Co Articles Library, here you will find articles on many relevant and interesting topics. This section will be updated every few months so check back regularly. If you have any suggestions for articles please email [email protected] or use the Contact Form on the right.

Please note that whilst we make every effort to make sure that these articles reflect the law at the time they are written, they are not maintained as the law is constantly changing and affects each person or business in different ways. If you require specific advice on a matter please call our office or email the relevant solicitor and they will be happy to assist you.

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