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Stephensons celebrates year of fundraising with Wigan & Leigh Hospice

Stephensons, the national law firm, has celebrated a successful year of fundraising by presenting Wigan and Leigh Hospice with a cheque for more than £3,000. Maxine Armstrong from the hospice - which was chosen as charity of the year by...

Crowdfunding to Courtroom: How effective are private prosecutions?

While criminal prosecutions brought by private citizens or special interest groups (as opposed to the state / CPS) are nothing new, the case of Gail Purcell and Michael Mason, which closed last week, appears to be the first of its kind. Ms Purcell was...

Ann Harrison appointed Vice Chair of Law Society's Law Management Section

Stephensons is delighted to be able to announce the appointment of our Chairwoman Ann Harrison as the Vice Chair of the Law Management Section of the Law Society of England and Wales. The Law Management Section supports those responsible for the...

Directors banned for carrying out land sales scam

The directors of two companies, both of which traded as Option Four Group, have been banned as company directors for a total of 26 years. Mehmet Husnu (also known as Matt Hudson) and Ali Seytanpir (also known as Alex Townsend) sold land as an...

Landlords are you checking your EPC rating this spring?

From 01 April 2018, landlords will no longer be able to agree new lets or renew tenancies for properties with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating below an E. This legislation will be extended to all existing tenancies from 01 April 2020....

April Fool's Day pay rise for thousands

This year’s April Fool’s Day will see thousands receive a pay rise. All eligible workers will see a boost in their pay as both the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage increase as of Saturday this week. The National Living...

Changes ahead for care home fee funding

The Government’s Care Act is expected to bring with it the greatest reform to the care sector in decades. Under the current proposals the Care Act, expected to come to effect in 2020, will introduce a £72,000 cap on care fees to be paid...

Confusion reigns as 'dangerous' new legislation hits vulnerable injured people

80 per cent of people in the UK say they are either confused by or unaware of changes to the law which could leave thousands of injured people without representation. View Infographic According to a new study, only one in five are...

Stephensons' Head of Family appointed Vice-President of Manchester Law Society

Mike Devlin, Head of Family at Stephensons, has been elected as the Vice-President of the Manchester Law Society . He heads one of the country’s largest family law teams at Stephensons, the national law firm. The practice represents parents,...

Stephensons' Naidex Disabled Holiday giveaway at stand D74

Stephensons is delighted to be able to exhibit at Naidex NEC Birmingham, stand D74, for the second consecutive year and to be giving away £300 in holiday vouchers in conjunction with Disabled Holidays to one lucky winner. Stephensons’...
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