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Balancing trespass and rights of way

The issues of trespass and public rights of way have always sat uncomfortably beside each other. For landowners lucky enough not to have rights of way across their land (these are far and few between), the issue is simply one of how to deal with trespass if and when it occurs. However, for landowners where…

Mogers Drewett appoints new solicitor to Family Team

Mogers Drewett, the South West based law firm with offices in Bath, Sherborne, Wells and Frome, has strengthened its Family Team with the appointment of solicitor Anne-Marie Hamer to the Sherborne office. Anne-Marie Hamer will be specialising in financial resolution for divorcing couples and complex cohabitation disputes, and has a particular interest in Surrogacy and…

Local solicitors raise £25k for RUH Cancer Centre

Mogers Drewett Solicitors has become a Senior Corporate Partner of The Forever Friends Appeal Cancer Care Campaign having raised an incredible £25k. Mogers Drewett joins an exclusive group as the second Senior Corporate Partner in support of the new Cancer Centre at the Royal United Hospital. To celebrate its achievement Mogers Drewett will receive a…

How does England netball defender Eboni Beckford-Chambers manage her sporting and legal career at Mogers Drewett Solicitors?

Sky Sports recently filmed a day in the life of England netball defender Eboni Beckford-Chambers, who played a key role in the team’s bronze medal finish at the 2015 Netball World Cup and who has now joined Mogers Drewett law firm as a Legal Assistant in the Dispute Resolution team. To learn more about Eboni’s…

Living Wills – What are they and how do they differ from Lasting Powers of Attorneys for health and welfare?

We all know that a Will is a document that governs what happens to our estate on our death. But what is an Advanced Directive (sometimes known as a Living Will) and what, if anything, does it have in common with a Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare (LPA) asks Rory McFarlane of…

Why a new EU regulation is good news for people with assets abroad

Rory McFarlane, Head of Private Client at Mogers Drewett explains why a new EU regulation is good news for people with assets abroad. Until recently, if you owned assets outside the UK when you died, your executors would have to overcome numerous hurdles and the potential for different legal systems to apply. Forced heirship rules…

Asset Protection

When couples decide to separate, one of the crucial issues is how to divide the assets. Victoria Strode, a solicitor at Mogers Drewett, considers some of the most frequently asked questions concerning asset protection.  Q. I brought additional assets to the marriage can I protect these? In a long marriage, there is a presumption that…

Mogers Drewett help support children’s book project

A book created by a local celebrity to help vulnerable primary school children who may be suffering abuse or neglect has been launched in Bath, thanks to there financial support of local Bath businesses and councillors. “Sadsville” has been written by local author Martin Roberts, who is best known for his role as BBC TV…

Trainee solicitor receives Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award

Emma Batstone, a trainee solicitor at the Sherborne office of Mogers Drewett has received a Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award at a ceremony held at St. James’s Palace in London. The award was presented by mountaineer Jo Bradshaw, the first British woman to scale both Mount Everest and Lhotse. Amongst her Duke of Edinburgh activities…

Divorce Ruling: Women misled by ex-husbands in Court

Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil have won their application to the Supreme Court. They argued that they were misled by their ex-husbands in original divorce proceedings as to their wealth and therefore should be allowed to re-open their original divorce settlements. Both women successfully argued that their ex-husbands hid the extent of their wealth when…