Entries by Danielle Jarvis

Why should you update your Will?

Official guidance recommends that people review their will every five years and after any major life changes, but a quarter of wills have not been updated for at least five years. If you have already prepared a will – how long ago was this prepared? Do you remember what your exact wishes were? While many […]

The benefits of training at a small law firm

As a Law Graduate, competition for Training Contracts is extremely intense, with many favouring applying for larger national and international firms as they seek the city lifestyle filled with coffees to go, hectic commutes and high rise heaven. Many are led by ambition and the belief that it will fulfil all of their career desires […]

Appointing a Legal Guardian

A legal Guardian is a person who looks after a child or the children should anything happen to both of their parents. Guardians are responsible for the children until they are 18 years old. They also make all parental decisions and can also be responsible for managing a child’s property and inheritance. Why do I […]

Hall Reynolds Shortlisted for Best Regional Firm!

We delighted to announce that Hall Reynolds LLP have been shortlisted for Best Regional Firm and Small Conveyancing Team in the LFS Conference and Awards. The event is taking place at the Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham on the 19th September. The LFS Conference and Awards is a prestigious event on the conveyancing calendar which […]

Lasting Powers of Attorney Explained

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a way of giving someone the legal authority to make decisions on your behalf. They are a powerful and important part of future planning. There are two types of LPA: Property and Financial Affairs LPA Concerning decisions about property and finance Health and Welfare LPA Concerning decisions about […]

Why you should make a Will

Making a Will doesn’t have to be complicated, and once it’s in place it can be simply updated to reflect your changing circumstances. The main reasons for making a will are: Reassurance: A will ensures that, in the event of your death, your assets will be inherited by the people you choose. Without a Will, […]