Mogers Drewett's Bath office is moving. From 4 November 2019 our new address is: St James House, The Square, Lower Bristol Road, Bath, BA2 3BH. To read the full story behind the move, click here.

Legal 500 Announces Mogers Drewett Solicitor Jonathan Cheal in 2020 Hall of Fame

Leading South West-based legal firm, Mogers Drewett today announces Agricultural law specialist, Jonathan Cheal’s entry into the prestigious Legal 500 2020 Hall of Fame. Recognising solicitors who are at the pinnacle of their profession, the Legal 500 is responsible for analysing the capabilities of law firms across the globe. UK criteria for the Hall of…

FAQs About Later Life Planning – I am no longer coping – how do I apply for care at home?

  In the first mini blog in the series of FAQs about Later Life Planning, Kate Norris explains how to apply for care at home. If you find you are having trouble coping at home with everyday tasks it may be worth asking the local authority to carry out a needs assessment. This is a…

Mogers Drewett reacts to Chancellor’s Autumn 2018 Budget

David Hill, Partner, Private Client at Mogers Drewett, comments on the private client aspects of the Chancellor’s Autumn 2018 budget Tax-free earnings rise The big move, despite calls for the Chancellor to abandon the Conservative manifesto commitment, was the raising of the basic and higher rate tax thresholds. The tax free threshold for earnings was…

Mogers Drewett hosts inaugural charity netball tournament

Law firm Mogers Drewett has hosted its first ever charity netball tournament, which saw ten teams from South West-based businesses compete for the trophy and raise £2,500 for two charities – The Forever Friends Appeal and Dorothy House Hospice Care. Hosted at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village, the teams were coached by Team…

Carillion collapse: the fallout

By Maeve England – Partner – Construction & Dispute Resolution News that the UK’s second biggest construction company had entered liquidation broke this week, as it collapsed under its £1.5bn debt. But with the company now under Official Receiver control – due to the company’s high number of Government contracts – what does the fallout…

Reforming the law on wills

This article was written by Luke Watson and published in The Law Society Gazette on 5 January 2018 It must have seemed cutting edge at the time, but the law that governs the making of wills in England and Wales is now 180 years old, dating from 1837. High time for a review then –…

Mogers Drewett Partner with the Bath Fertility Centre

We are delighted to announce a ground-breaking partnership with Bath Fertility Centre in which Anne-Marie Hamer, our specialist in surrogacy, adoption, co-parenting and fertility law at MD, will be available to offer expert legal advice to families using the fertility centre.   Nick Sharp, Senior Medical Director at Bath Fertility Centre added “We are delighted to…

Mogers Drewett Private Client Team raise £2890 for The Forever Friends Appeal’s RUH Will Month

Last year Mogers Drewett took part in The Forever Friends Appeal ‘RUH Will Month’. We are delighted to announce that we raised a fantastic £2,890. We wish to thank all our clients who participated in the scheme. It will help us make a real difference to the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients cared for…

Preparing to sell your property

As we approach the Christmas period there are encouraging signs that a good number of people are gearing up for a move at the beginning of the New Year. If you are one of them here are are a number of things you can start doing in preparation: 1. Decide on the Estate Agent you…

The Right to Roam

The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, commonly known as the CRoW Act, was introduced to implement a ‘right to roam’ that had been demanded by ramblers for many years. The history and background to the Act is interesting. In 1932 a mass trespass by hundreds of ramblers across the mountains and moorlands of…