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Stephensons to relocate its St Helens office

The national law firm, Stephensons, is to move into new premises in St Helens. The firm will close its current office on Corporation Street in the town on Friday January 17th 2020 and move to a new purpose built office space in Century House on Hardshaw...

"Stressmas" leads to spike in will re-writes post-Christmas as fragile family relationships lead to disinheritance

A national law firm is reporting family feuds that fuelled a tense ‘stressmas’ has led to an increase in wills being rewritten in the New Year. According to Stephensons Solicitors LLP early January is peak season for those taking drastic...

One hundred years of ladies in law

Foreword from Ann Harrison, Chairwoman of Stephensons Throughout the history of the firm, we have always recognised the talent of the women in our business. Chris Stephenson, the founder of the firm, was always very keen to encourage those returning...

Busting myths around cohabitation - cohabitating misconceptions

Cohabiting couples or common law partners have now replaced the traditional married couple as the fastest growing relationship status in the UK. Cohabitees have increased by 25.8% over the last ten years*, as more and more couples decide not to walk down...

Stephensons appoints new family law solicitor

The national law firm, Stephensons, has appointed a new solicitor in its family law  department as the firm continues to experience growing demand for its specialist family law services. Rachel Benett joins Stephensons’ Manchester office...

Six newly qualified solicitors appointed at Stephensons

The national law firm, Stephensons is celebrating the appointment of six newly qualified solicitors following the successful completion of their traineeship. Of the six newly qualified solicitors, five have undertaken a rigorous two-year training...

Stephensons appointed to NEPO legal services panel

The national law firm, Stephensons, has been appointed to the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) legal panel for a total of six legal service specialisms. Following the invitation to tender for NEPO’s £60million multiple lot...

Two promotions in the Stephensons family department

The national law firm, Stephensons, has announced two new associate solicitors in its family law department. Emma Roberts, based in the firm’s Manchester office and Nicola Clayton, in Wigan, receive their associateship effective immediately. ...

Stephensons to become a dementia friendly law firm

We are delighted to confirm that in the remaining months of 2019 and throughout 2020 Stephensons will be working towards becoming a “dementia friendly” organisation. Dementia Friends is an initiative set up by The Alzheimers Society to...

Asbestos puts students at risk on campus - building material found in 74% of English university buildings

As the new academic year gets underway, students and staff are facing an asbestos risk at a high number of top-ranking English universities, as national law firm reveals almost two-thirds have asbestos in campus buildings. A Freedom of Information (FOI)...
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