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Macmillan Cancer Support donation

December 30, 2015 11:34 am

For each client feedback form returned to Larcomes LLP, a donation is made to Macmillan Cancer Support. As a result of all the forms received in 2015 we are delighted to have been able to make a donation of £300 to this charity. Thanks to all our clients for their support.

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Why is a legal specialist important?

December 29, 2015 12:00 pm

The term “specialist” can sometimes put people off. It makes them think that this particular representative is exclusive and often “exclusive” equates to “expensive”. But this doesn’t have to be the case and it is worth knowing why you should consider using the services of a legal specialist.   Better chances of a positive verdict First of all it needs to be made clear a legal representative should not guarantee you a positive verdict. However if someone specialises in a particular field then it is...
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How do you become a legal specialist?

December 21, 2015 12:00 pm

Legal representatives train for years in order to be legally qualified to represent people. During that time, people often find they have certain interests they are passionate about or decide they wish to specialise in a certain area of law. It is at this point they start to become legal specialists.   Qualifications As with a lot of jobs people have specific qualifications. If someone wants to train in legal representation for business they can do that. Equally there are specialisations in all kinds of...
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10 Tips to help you choose a legal representative

December 14, 2015 12:00 pm

A legal representative means just that- someone you (or a court) has chosen to represent you. If you are in the process of looking for legal representation here are ten tips to help you find someone who will work for you.   1. Ask around The chances are friends, family or people at work have used legal representatives in the past. Talk to them and who they would personally recommend (although talk to the firm as well to see if they are right for you,...
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Finding a legal representative that works for you

December 8, 2015 12:00 pm

If you are due to appear in court then it is often a stressful time. You need someone who can guide you through the process while at the same time being able to represent you. This is why it is important to know how to find a legal representative that works for you.   Ask around It is fairly safe to say that at some point a friend or family member has used a legal representative. However, don’t just use them on the basis of...
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Drink and Driving Offences Associated with Christmas/New Year

December 4, 2015 2:10 pm

Christmas time is supposed to be a time for giving and for being with loved ones. However, it’s also a great time for parties, drinking and generally having a good time. Unfortunately, in some instances, this can also be a notorious time for drunk driving and other offences and authorities often step up their awareness campaigns around this time. While it is nice to have a good time during the Christmas break, here are the things you need to be aware of. Drink driving In...
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Larcomes Cheque Presentation to Young Carers

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Representatives from Larcomes LLP Solicitors attended the Young Carers group at the Carers Centre on 30 November to present them with a cheque for £7,241.21. The money had been raised by the solicitors via a range of fundraising activities including car boot sales, an afternoon tea and a raffle. Ten intrepid Larcomes employees and their family and friends also swam the Solent to help raise the money. Amanda-Jane Shackleton from Larcomes LLP Solicitors said: “We chose to support the Portsmouth Young Carers because we wanted...
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Christmas and New Year Opening Times (2015)

December 1, 2015 10:52 am

Our opening hours for Christmas and New Year are: Monday 21st December – Wednesday 23rd December 2015 – Open 9:15am – 5:15pm Thursday 24th December  – Monday 28th December 2015 – Closed Tuesday 29th December – Wednesday 30th December 2015 – Open 9:15am – 5:15pm Thursday 31st December 2015 – Friday 1st January 2016 – Closed Monday 4th January 2016 – Open 9:15am – 5:15pm Larcomes LLP would like to thank all our clients for their continued support and wish you all a very Happy Christmas with best wishes for 2016.

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