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List of Specialist Regulatory Advocates

Posted: 09 April

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Most popular day for marriages sees local lawyer campaign to raise awareness of the common law marriage myth

Posted: 24 August

In 2016 there were 3.3m cohabiting couples or around 6.6million cohabiting adults. This is officially the fastest growing family type, more than doubling from 1.5million couples just 20 years ago. Yet, a 2017 ComRes survey showed that only one...

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Did you hear us on Radio Suffolk?

Posted: 13 August

The law as it stands The law (The Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953 and The Legitimacy Act 1976) requires natural parents who marry after their child is born to re-register their birth to have the natural father’s details added to...

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THB Charity of the Year

Posted: 25 July

The charities chosen this year are: Havens Hospices The Friends of Columbus School and College The Ipswich Hospital Charity (Maternity Ward) The three charities have initially been chosen by the Partners but in upcoming years it is proposed that...

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Former husband not expected to increase maintenance to compensate unwise investments following divorce

Posted: 19 July

The parties were married for around 15 years before separating in 2002. The wife received £230,000 to satisfy her capital claims and it was agreed that the husband would pay £1,100 in maintenance per month. It was expected that...

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Children Law Panel Accreditation

Posted: 03 July

Sarah has been recognised for her expertise in children law matters and specialises in children cases. The accreditation also confirms that Sarah has the skills and competencies to represent vulnerable children in care proceedings either directly or through their Guardian. Sarah’s...

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A Team Event!

Posted: 27 June

THB Solicitors every year put a dedicated team together to run this well-run Birketts event. This year we entered a record number of THB faithful and 14 Partners and staff went the distance in this years summer sun. It...

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Success for the Mental Health Team

Posted: 12 June

We represented at 4 Tribunal Hearings last week. As a result, 2 clients were discharged from detention under s.2 MHA, 1 was discharged from their CTO and for 1 client a recommendation for transfer to a rehabilitation unit to facilitate their future discharge was made! Please contact...

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Will Writing For The Hamelin Trust

Posted: 12 June

Carly Darntell undertook a Will Writing day for the Hamelin Trust on the 31st May 2018.  We raised £1,200 for the charity as a result. If you need assistance with any Wills or Probate matters please contact the team on

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Merger Announcement

Posted: 04 June

Today marks a new milestone for Taylor Haldane Barlex LLP as we merge with The Beavis Partnership LLP. The Beavis Partnership LLP are a well established firm which has been enshrined in Chelmsford and Witham for over 30 years....

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Supporting Key Workers and the Community

THB Solicitors are proud to support our key workers and the community through this...

- 20 April 2020

Should I Attend My Crown Court or Magistrates Court Case?

The Coronavirus outbreak has had a dramatic effect on criminal proceedings for both the...

- 31 March 2020

CAOs and Coronavirus

As a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic many parents are faced with the difficult...

- 31 March 2020