Articles


The Barrett & Co office has been transformed!

Dec 20, 2016

As some of our clients may be aware the ground floor of our office has recently been renovated to accommodate a new meeting room and updated reception area.

Inheritance Disputes Reach Record High [Podcast]

Dec 14, 2016

When someone dies, the usual main asset is a property. And the rise in property prices means that the value of a typical estate is higher than ever.

“Converting” or “Rebuilding” – which one applies and when?

Dec 05, 2016

The High Court have recently revealed a dividing line between the distinction of “converting” and “rebuilding” in terms of planning law.

Deputyship and The Court of Protection: Protecting Vulnerable Clients

Nov 01, 2016

In her second article this month, Hilary Buckle, Head of Private Client, examines the options for concerned friends and relatives when potential welfare issues are identified, but a person already lacks capacity.

Financial Elder Abuse

Nov 01, 2016

In the first of a series of articles about protecting elderly clients, Hilary Buckle, head of the Private Client Department discusses the signs of financial abuse of elderly clients.

£3,975 Will Aid Donation to Christian Aid

Nov 01, 2016

On 25th October 2016, Laura Mead of Christian Aid visited our Private Client Department to acknowledge and thank us for our participation in the 2015 Will Aid scheme, when we raised £3,975.

Justin Sadler attends the Opening of Court Ceremony

Nov 01, 2016

On Friday 7th October 2016, Litigation Partner Justin Sadler attended the Ceremonial Service for the opening of the Crown Court at the start of the Judicial Year at Reading Minster on behalf of Barrett and Co.

Charlotte Corcoran completes the Palace to Palace Bike Ride

Nov 01, 2016

On 2nd October 2016 Charlotte Corcoran cycled from Buckingham Palace to Windsor in a charity event in aid of The Prince's Trust.

The Reynolds Report- how do you like them apples?

Sep 30, 2016

What should you do when you're served an Advance Payment Notice by HMRC requiring payment "on account" of disputed tax liabilities pending determination of the dispute?

Our team completes the 10km Reading Legal Walk for the London Legal Support Trust

Sep 30, 2016

Our team completed the Reading Legal Walk on 26th September 2016 in a very respectable time of 1 hour and 33 minutes in aid of the London Legal Support Trust.

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 info@barrettandco.co.uk 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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