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Minton Morrill Solicitors recommend Grahame Stowe Bateson

August 03 2018

Minton Morrill Solicitors have taken the decision to no longer carry out criminal law work from the 3rd August 2018. Whilst you are entitled to nominate an alternative solicitor of your choice, Minton Morrill recommend you contact Grahame Stowe Bateson if you need advice and assistance in relation to any criminal investigation or prosecution. Click here to read more

The Difference Between Workers and Employees

July 31 2018

In English Language, the nouns ‘worker’ and ‘employee’ have very similar meanings, if not the same. However, in employment law, the two terms have very different components, especially when it comes to settling incidents such as unfair dismissal, and maternity/paternity leave. Here, Grahame Stowe-Bateson are going to briefly distinguish the differences between workers and employees. Click here to read more

What If My Partner Does Not Agree to Divorce?

July 30 2018

Divorce can be an incredibly heart breaking and stressful process. More often than not, divorces are long, gruelling procedures that can take their toll on a person’s physical and emotional wellbeing – leaving tiredness from stressful, restless nights and quite often, episodes of severe low mood and depression. They are never easy going for the average British person. Click here to read more

What do House Movers want most from their Conveyancing Experiences?

July 25 2018

For many, there is a focus on the price of the solicitor or the house, however it is rare that a consumer would choose the cheapest lawyer possible, as they want to guarantee the best service for the handling of their negotiations. Click here to read more

Challenge a Will

July 23 2018

There are rare circumstances in which a last will and testament can be contested. These reasons can vary from feeling as though you should have been a beneficiary, to fraudulent activity in the creation of the will. If this can be proved, under UK law you are permitted to contest a will. As an accredited solicitor qualified to deal with Wills and Probate in Leeds, Grahame Stowe-Bateson have created a list of the valid grounds which a will can be contested upon. Click here to read more

The Dark Relationship Between Domestic Violence and the World Cup

June 29 2018

We’re over halfway through the 2018 World Cup in Russia and it has been a tournament of many ups and downs for fans around the world. Specifically, in Leeds, fans have gathered in communal areas such as Millennium Square and the Original Oak in Headingley to show their support for what has been a positive campaign so far. Click here to read more

Spring and Summer the Main time to Move

June 26 2018

Being a well-recognised law firm in Leeds, Grahame Stowe-Bateson understand that moving or selling a home can become a daunting task, especially when choosing the right time of year to do it. Click here to read more

‘Same Roof’ rule faces challenges

June 12 2018

A woman who was sexually abused by her stepfather is challenging the ‘same roof’ victim compensation rule in English and Welsh courts. The woman, who for legal reasons is known as JT, was abused by her stepfather from when she was four up until the age of 16. The law currently prevents victims who were living under the ‘same roof’ as that of their attacker from claiming compensation, if the abuse occurred before 1979. Click here to read more

Moped Crime increases

June 05 2018

Moped crime is on the increase in the UK, with this type of crime particularly prevalent in the country’s capital. Recent figures obtained by the BBC highlight just how steep the rise has been, with more than 23,000 occurring last year compared to 827 in 2012. High profile victims such as Michael McIntyre, who was robbed whilst picking his children up from school in north-west London this month, have further highlighted the frequency of this kind of attack. Click here to read more

Why might you need a property lawyer?

May 31 2018

Moving to a new house can be an incredibly exciting time, but also a very stressful one as many legal documents need to be completed properly along the way. It’s important that all aspects of the buying and selling process are dealt with quickly and efficiently so that a sale does not fall through or get held up due to incorrect paperwork. Click here to read more

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