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Business structure warning for farmers

Napthens - July 18th 2018
Melissa Taylor, associate solicitor in the Rural team at our Kendal office, reminds farmers of the different ways of structuring their business.
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Blackpool & Fylde conveyancing team grows with new hire

Napthens - July 12th 2018
Regional law firm Napthens is continuing its growth with the appointment of a residential property specialist at its Blackpool & Fylde office.
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Employment & HR - head of Employment & HR - Chris Boyle

Napthens signs up leading expedition specialists

Napthens - July 3rd 2018
Regional law firm Napthens solicitors has signed up Kendal-based Sam Sykes Ltd, one of the world’s leading providers of Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) expedition services, as a client.
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Inheritance and farming businesses: promises, promises

Nicola Turner - June 29th 2018
There have been several recent High Court cases which have been concerned with deciding whether legally binding promises or assurances have been made by farming parents to their children. In both cases, the provisions in the Last Will and Testament of the Deceased parent were overridden by the verbal promises made by them during their lifetime.
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Civil partnership ruling ‘could change law’

Napthens - June 28th 2018
Solicitors in the region are watching with interest after a major legal ruling saw a heterosexual couple given the right to enter into a civil partnership rather than a marriage.
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Wills and Probate - head of wills and Probate - Kathryn Harwood

Businesses warned to consider a ‘company Will’

Napthens - June 27th 2018
Entrepreneurs are being warned to consider preparing a company Will in order to safeguard the future of their business.
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