October 13, 2014
For some people the chance to own their own business is a dream come true. You may, however not necessarily want to start from scratch and would prefer to take on an existing business and put your own stamp on it. However, there is always the fear of what you are getting into. This is why it helps to think about the various legal issues involved when buying a business. You have probably seen the phrase “Due diligence”. This is where you get your legal...
October 7, 2014
People can often be cynical about personal injury claims. People may refer to the “compensation culture” and complain about how people “should be more careful”. However, if you are the person who has been involved in an accident that could have been prevented, wasn’t your fault and is stopping you from working then the chances are you would want to be compensated for that and this is why it is vital to get the right advice when making a personal injury claim. There are a...
Larcomes Solicitors which has offices in Portsmouth and Waterlooville has scooped the title Niche Legal Team of the Year at a prestigious legal conference and awards dinner. Larcomes was announced as the winner of the award by the 360 Legal Group, at its annual dinner on Thursday October 2nd which took place at Chesford Grange in Warwickshire. It is the fourth year that Bristol-based 360 Legal Group, which helps law firms across the UK manage and market their practices more successfully as businesses, has held...
September 29, 2014
In the UK residential conveyancing refers to the legal process of buying and selling property. While it is possible to sell a property yourself without a professional legal representative there are a lot of potential risks involved which is why it is best to use experienced legal professionals who specialise in property law. In the UK this is regulated by the Law Society. As with any other type of legal profession (or indeed anyone offering services for you in general) it is worth finding people...
September 22, 2014
Whether you are separating, going through a divorce or you are considering ending a civil partnership it can be very painful. However before you make the final decision there are often a lot of issues to discuss. While it can be very hard to make the process easy one way to ensure that it is handled in the best way possible is via family mediation. In simple terms this is where a trained legal professional discusses the practical issues of a separation with you. This...
September 16, 2014
A lot of companies offer legal representation. However knowing who offers the right kind of experience and legal expertise is often harder than you think. In order to ensure you get the best possible chance of a positive verdict it is vital to know how to choose the right solicitor. People often choose their solicitor because they know someone through friends or family members. The problem is this doesn’t necessarily mean you are getting the appropriate kind of representative for the particular legal matter that...
September 12, 2014
Larcomes are hosting a drinks evening open to all for Macmillan. Please come along, have a drink with us and help us to Raise Money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Tuesday 30th September 2014 • 5pm to 7:30pm • Appletree House, 17 St Georges Walk, Waterlooville, PO7 7TU Please R.S.V.P to Rosie Morris by email firstname.lastname@example.org or on 02392 246666
September 9, 2014
In order to make it easier to find a solicitor that is right for you it helps to know what a solicitor does and the service they offer. Being aware of what the role entails also means you can get more of an idea of what your solicitor should do for you. The first thing to be aware of is that not all solicitors do the same kind of work. The role will vary depending on the type of law they are involved in. One...
July 8, 2014
Larcomes LLP were pleased to support and attend HASAG’s Action Mesothelioma Day held at The Queens Hotel in Southsea on the 4th July. Co-ordinated by The British Lung Foundation, the dove release and public meeting was held to increase awareness and raise much needed funds for mesothelioma research. HASAG (Hampshire Asbestos Support & Awareness Group) provide advice and support to sufferers and their families affected by asbestos-related injuries. For further information click here Larcomes LLP are a recognised specialist mesothelioma and asbestos solicitor and can...
June 26, 2014
Larcomes LLP is delighted to be sponsoring for a second year running, former Premier League player and legendary Portsmouth footballer Steve Claridge’s local community scheme (The Steve Claridge Football Foundation) which is helping to enable 40 local boys of primarily 16/17 who have been failing in school and are aspiring footballers, a way to gain BTech and NVQ qualifications. We are now also on Facebook so be sure to check out our Facebook page and feel free to ‘Like Us’. Practice Director Janice Ward and...