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Mogers – Law Firm of the Year 2013

We are proud to announce Mogers has been named Law Firm of the Year 2013 at this year’s prestigious LawNet awards. LawNet is a network of independent law firms across the UK and Ireland. The firm was praised for clear strategic direction, exemplary client and employee care and sustained financial performance. Managing Partner, Steven Treharne…

Dyne Drewett Solicitors supports local charity

The staff at Dyne Drewett Solicitors have chosen a charity to help raise awareness and donations to support their cause. Instead of sending the usual Christmas cards, the staff at Dyne Drewett held an online vote to donate £300 to charity. The charity that was selected was Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. Rebecca Beresford, Director…

Dyne Drewett Solicitors secures Law Society’s new quality mark

Dyne Drewett Solicitors based in Dorset and Somerset has secured renewed membership to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme – the mark of excellence for the home buying process for the third year running. Dyne Drewett underwent rigorous assessment by the Law Society in order to secure CQS status, which marks the firm out as…

Prenups – worth the paper they’re written on?

In the last 20 years prenuptial agreements, or ‘prenups’ have become steadily more popular in this country. General wealth has grown, and so has the desire to protect finances in the event of divorce. However, one question often asked is: “are prenups enforceable?” The short answer is they can be. The Supreme Court confirmed it…

Children in need

In the run up to the end of 2013 we read of a number of disturbing stories relating to the neglect and abuse of children, or those at risk of harm – sadly too numerous to mention here, and such risk can take many forms. Perhaps one of the most significant reports was that concerning…

Employers need to mend the roof before the storms

With the threat of harsh weather on the heels of Christmas, as in previous hard winters, UK business is likely to lose millions of working hours due to employees not turning in for work.      But despite many businesses suffering drastic cuts in output by staff absence, or where outlets are forced to close due…

Dyne Drewett Solicitors make the world better with a sweater

On 13th December colleagues at Dyne Drewett Solicitors put on their warmest, wackiest and most wonderful festive woollies to raise money for Save the Children as part of Christmas Jumper Day. The team joined hundreds of thousands of people in schools, offices and homes up and down the country as they sport a festive sweater…

Lasting Powers of Attorney – BE PREPARED!

It can be upsetting to contemplate a time in the future when we may be unable to manage our own affairs without help. Most of us agree, however, that if we were in this position, we would want things to be as easy as possible for those caring for us. One precaution you can take…

ICO encourages businesses to introduce bring your own device policies

“The growing use of smartphones and other personal devices in the work place can leave businesses vulnerable” says Morgan J Morgan, Dyne Drewett’s Head of Corporate Commercial, “the recent case of the Royal Veterinary College (RVS) demonstrates the risks involved”. The RVS recently gave an undertaking to the ICO, following a data breach involving the…

Chancellor’s Autumn budget has sting in tail for landlords and expats

Property owners and landlords caught the eye of the Chancellor George Osborne in his Autumn statement, which included a package of measures designed to stimulate the housing market whilst bringing in more taxes from the property sector.  The budget was delivered by George Osborne against a more positive economic backdrop, which saw the forecast for…