Latest news - Stephensons

House prices set for 'steady' growth according to forecasters

Experts have suggested that house prices will experience little to no growth in 2018, with some suggesting that prices could even fall in certain areas. The market forecast by This Is Money polled industry experts from leading lenders, property analysts...

Stephensons appoints new Head of Regulatory Law

Specialist regulatory solicitor and Partner, Carl Johnson , has been appointed as Head of Regulatory Law at the national law firm Stephensons. Carl joined Stephensons in 2010 and became a Partner at the firm in 2015. He specialises in professional...

Employers to face tougher rules on workers' rights

Companies which fail to protect the rights of their workers will face higher fines and employee rights to sick pay and holiday pay will be more strictly enforced following an announcement by the government. On Wednesday (7 February 2018), the government...

Stephensons retains three trainee solicitors

Three trainee solicitors have completed their training contracts with the leading national full service law firm Stephensons Solicitors LLP. Rebecca Billinge, Francesca Snape and Sarah Masters have all completed a rigorous, two-year training programme...

Workplace sabbaticals - My experience, Gemma Crompton

Gemma Crompton joined Stephensons Solicitors LLP in 2010 as a graduate paralegal. She secured a training contract in 2013 and qualified into the clinical negligence team in 2015. In 2017 and 2018 Gemma spent four months exploring Asia as part of...

Victory for client trapped in a decade old gas meter feud with neighbours

Partner and neighbour dispute expert, Liam Waine, secured a positive outcome for a client of Stephensons at the Court of Appeal and put an end to a property dispute lasting in excess of ten years. The client of Stephensons was denied access to...

UK House Price Index: London sluggish as North West and Midlands exceed expectations

Headlines from the latest UK House Price Index figures reveal growth across regions, including Manchester and surrounding areas, the East and West Midlands, with London remaining sluggish. As of November 2017 the average house in the UK was valued at...

Everything you need to consider if selling your business in 2018

Whether you want to wind down, or are looking to make a fresh start, 2018 may be the year for you to sell your business. If you’re thinking about selling your business or you are already in talks to do so, it is beneficial for both you and the...

Cyclist convictions double under 'Victorian legislation'

The number of cyclists convicted of ‘Causing Bodily Harm by Wanton or Furious Driving’ – a law dating back to 1861, originally used to apply to horses and carts – doubled in 2016 according to new statistics from the Ministry of...

Let's get 2018 off to a flying start - prize giveaway

For many of us the 8th of January marks the beginning of the first full week back at work after the festive period, but we’d like to extend the celebrations for a little longer and get 2018 off to a great start! So across our social media...
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