To many businesses, reviews and existing client or customer feedback is an invaluable way to help grow the business, meet new clients and, of course, learn how to improve their service To many businesses, reviews and existing client or customer feedback is an invaluable way to help grow the business, meet new clients and, of…

For the fifth year running, 11 of us from Barrett & Co took part in the Reading Legal Walk. This took place “after work” hours on 24 September 2018. The walk consisted of a 10km route around Reading with the aid of raising money for local advice centres in and around the Reading and Thames…

The Supreme Court ruled that Ashers bakery’s refusal to make a cake with a slogan supporting same-sex marriage was not discriminatory. The high-profile dispute began in 2014 when the bakery refused to make a cake with the slogan “Support Gay Marriage”.  The customer, gay rights activist Gareth Lee, sued the company for discrimination on the…

A lease is an agreement, usually by way of a document in writing, which passes, affirms, or confirms an interest, right, or property and that is signed, witnessed, delivered and in some jurisdictions, sealed. This is commonly associated with transferring title to property, where an interest in the land or property is created, for a…

In an article published in our August newsletter, I referred to the recent decision of Owens v Owens and how this case highlighted the need for matrimonial and divorce reform. I also referred to the difficulties in starting a process where one party has to divorce the other, often having to use the fact of…

Many of our clients after having their Wills drawn up by our team return to our offices in Reading to get them signed and witnessed. Some may wonder if it is worth the trek through the increasingly busy city centre, just to sign a document! But, the benefit of doing so ensures that your newly…

  Typically, the conveyancing process will take around 8 to 12 weeks to complete (although it can be shorter or longer). We set out the various tasks and processes involved, and these are listed below. A Purchase Once your offer has been accepted on the property we receive the usual Memorandum of Sale from the…

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