We are continuing all legal work during Lockdown 2021. Please CLICK HERE for important information

Did you know that as an employer, you still have to make sure that your staff working from home are ok? If they are going to carry on with some part-time or full time home working, then you should have a checklist… You will need to ensure that:  The work is suitable to be done…

Welcome to the murky and often misunderstood world of Commercial Property Law. At some time in a lease transaction, usually just after the Heads of Terms have been agreed, the Tenant (or the Tenant’s solicitor) will receive from the Landlord’s solicitor a lengthy document (the draft Lease) – usually somewhere between 40 and 80 pages…

A common issue between parents when resolving their financial matters on divorce is whether school fees are included in child maintenance payments. Ideally, this is an issue which would be voluntarily agreed between the parties. If an agreement cannot be reached as to school fees, it may be necessary to make an application to the…

Fatima started her career with Barrett and Co Solicitors in 2019 as a Legal Support Assistant primarily providing support to the Company and Commercial Property Department as well as firmwide. During her role as a Legal Assistant, Fatima acquired invaluable skills and experience from the various processes and practices within a legal work environment. Earlier…

American singer and song-writer Britney Spears shot to fame in 1999 following a string of successful musical hits and soon Spears became a household name recognised globally for her musical achievements. However, following her divorce in 2006, Spears suffered a highly publicised mental health crisis, which resulted in her father being appointed as her conservator…

A new Charities Bill was announced in the Queen’s Speech on 11 May 2021. The Bill proposes several technical, but important, changes to charity law. This article summarises the key proposed changes for charities and their trustees. 1. Ability to amend governing documents more easily Whatever the legal structure, all charities have a governing document….

With the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday having been extended from 31st March 2021 to 30th June 2021, working within the property market is very pressurised. The property market has continued to grow dramatically, with the strongest rate of annual growth since June 2016. According to Halifax, the average price of a home in…

Now that we have entered, “Lockdown Lite” with some shops, restaurants, and beauty venues re-opening, it might be a good time to look at the law and how it relates to mask wearing. It is fair to say that most people don’t mind wearing a mask and 99% of the time, mask wearing is not…

When a loved one passes away, we often receive telephone calls from family members who simply do not know where to start. Often families feel that there must be a million and one tasks to be getting on with and they are not sure which to prioritise, and which can be left on the back…

Using a solicitor when entering into a lease of commercial premises is not a legal requirement, however it is highly recommended. Commercial property law is complex, and the financial stakes are usually high therefore having a solicitor review your lease ensures that you are adequately protected from onerous conditions and inflexible leases. Your solicitor will…

Page 1 of 561 2 3 56

"barrettandco" and "Barrett & Co" are trading names of Barrett & Co Solicitors LLP, a Limited Liability Partnership incorporated in England and Wales under registration number OC356263, with registered office at Salisbury House, 54 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 4AZ. Barrett & Co Solicitors LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority www.sra.org.uk (SRA Number 549694).

Disclaimer | Privacy Notice | Cookie Policy | Sitemap
© 2018 Barrett and Co. All rights reserved.

logo-footer