September 2015 - Larcomes : Larcomes

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Finding a Lawyer that really cares

September 28, 2015 12:00 pm

Lawyers often get a bad reputation in the media. This is because although there are many good lawyers that embody fair play and the right for everyone to have good legal representation, there are also a few bad lawyers that do not have their clients’ best interests at heart.  Here are a few tips to help ensure you find a lawyer that cares and has YOUR best interests at heart. Friends and family A good start is often to ask friends and family. They can...
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Five things to consider before signing a contract

September 21, 2015 12:00 pm

The chances are at some point you will need to sign a contract for something. Whether it’s an agreement for a loan or your multi million pound transfer to Real Madrid you need to know what you are signing. So to help you, here are five things to consider before signing any contract. 1) Who are the parties involved? This goes for both you and the other party involved in the contract. Ideally you should have both done your research and looked into what you...
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What to look for in a contract

September 14, 2015 12:00 pm

Contracts are quite simply now a part of daily life. Whether it is for cars, loans, mortgages or getting a job there seems to be some form of binding agreement. But can you be sure that what you are signing is a fair agreement? Below are a few things to look out for in a contract to help make sure that you are getting what you expect without any nasty surprises! Read it Legally if you sign a contract it is assumed you have read...
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Larcomes make a big “SPLASH”

September 11, 2015 10:53 am

National research indicates that there are approximately 3,000 young carers in Portsmouth looking after family members or supporting friends who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support. Armed with this information, Larcomes LLP, winners of this year’s Hampshire Law Society “Small Law Firm of the Year Award”, decided to support the young carers group in Southsea by swimming the Solent to raise much needed funds on their behalf. Team Larcomes comprising of Natalie Courage, Mark Tooley,...
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Ten Myths about Lawyers

September 7, 2015 12:00 pm

The fact is television, films, plays and so forth are all in fact stories. This means that people sometimes get misinformed about the real nature of lawyers and the work involved. To illustrate this here are 10 myths about legal work! 1. It’s glamorous True there are some industry fundraisers and other events they may get to attend. However, the sad fact is the sharp suited lawyer with the stylish house and all the trappings of wealth tends to be at the top end. 2....
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