Resources & FAQ

We have put together questions below that we often get asked, we hope you find these useful. If something you need to know is not covered, please feel free to email us at [email protected] and we will revert asap.

Why make a Will?
A will is a legal document in which a person called the Testator (male) or Testatrix (female) sets out his or her wishes in relation to the manner in which he/she wishes for their assets to be distributed upon death. A will can dispose of all property which the testator/testatrix is beneficially ent ...
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Do I need a Power of Attorney?
Dementia is a most distressing diagnosis to get, both for the patient and for their loved ones.  A lot needs to be considered. If it is in the early stages then there are certain legal steps that can and perhaps should be taken the patient.    The law does provide a remedy for this ...
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What can I do if I am bullied at work?
What is bullying? Bullying is legally defined as “repeated inappropriate behaviour, direct or indirect, whether verbal, physical or otherwise, conducted by one or more persons against another or others, at the place of work and/or in the course of employment, which could reasonably be regarde ...
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How Long Do You Have to Take a Claim?*
What is the rush? The Statute of Limitations Act 1957 and the Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Act to prevent perpetual litigation. In other words, this legislation ensures that there is a specific timeframe imposed on someone who wishes to take a claim for a wrong done on to them. These limitati ...
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Who Sues? *
A client said something to me recently that jarred with me. It was in the context of explaining to me that instructing Cantillons Solicitors was a last resort and that she wasn’t the “type of person” to sue. It seems that in her workplace (she works in a hospital), the general cons ...
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