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Leeds Solicitor to Take Part in November Will Aid Campaign

October 28 2011

In November Grahame Stowe Bateson Solicitors will take part once again in the annual fundraising campaign, Will Aid. Last year the campaign raised a record £1.5 million for the nine Will Aid charities which help people in need in the UK and around the world. Click here to read more

Criminal Law sentencing changes proposed by Kenneth Clarke

October 28 2011

It was announced on Wednesday evening that, under plans set out by Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke, mandatory life sentences will be extended to crimes other than murder for the first time. Click here to read more

Employment Law Report Criticised by Unions

October 28 2011

Various unions across Yorkshire have criticised the Government and raised warnings over a commissioned report which suggested that companies should be able to sack their staff without an explanation, if they found them to be unproductive. Click here to read more

Senior Judge visits Leeds

October 16 2011

On the 13th of October, one of the most senior Judges in England and Wales, Lord Neuberger, the current Master of Rolls, visited Leeds University. Click here to read more

TV Cameras to Enter Courtrooms

September 12 2011

The televised sentencing of offenders in English and Welsh courts is being considered by the government. Broadcasters will be allowed to screen footage of judgments for the first time as part of plans to improve transparency in public services. Click here to read more

Leeds Solicitor Satisfied with Crown Court Verdict

September 08 2011

Leeds solicitor Grahame Stowe was satisfied with the outcome of the trial at Leeds Crown Court this week, which saw ex-employee Janet Lorkin sentenced to 20 months imprisonment after admitting theft from the Leeds based law firm. Click here to read more

Leeds Solicitor chosen by Greenpeace

August 30 2011

Grahame Stowe Bateson have recently been named as local solicitors to assist and represent Greenpeace members who may find themselves in need of specialist criminal law assistance. The firm will provide free advice and assistance in police stations and advise on representation in court should the need arise. Click here to read more

Yorkshire Post asks Leeds Solicitor to comment on Riot Sentencing

August 26 2011

Grahame Stowe comments in the Yorkshire Post on how the legal system can best deal with those responsible for the widespread rioting. Click here to read more

Growth in Buy to let Market Increases Demand for Conveyancing Services

August 17 2011

The buy-to-let market returned to growth in the second quarter of the year according to new data released today from the Council of Mortgage Lenders. Click here to read more

Conveyancing Demand Increases for Rental Property

July 18 2011

According to the latest quarterly Landlords Panel research from BDRC Continental in partnership with the National Landlords Association, almost half of landlords believe demand for rental property from tenants has increased. Click here to read more

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