News & Blogs

I do, or do I? Weddings in the time of Coronavirus
October 15, 2020

It is a truth universally acknowledged that weddings are expensive(and stressful to plan for). It’s all worth it though, for that perfect day.

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Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advance Direction
May 6, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has unsurprisingly caused many of us to reflect upon our life planning in terms of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advance Direction. The “lock down” is creating practical problems in terms of crea

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Child Maintenance
April 15, 2020

One likely issue is difficulties surrounding payment of maintenance either Court directed or via the Child Maintenance Service (formerly the CSA).

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Domestic Violence
April 15, 2020

We are committed to supporting our clients through the legal issues that the Covid 19 pandemic presents.One issue sadly is domestic violence within families.

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Separated Parents
April 15, 2020

We are committed to supporting our clients through the legal issues that the Covid 19 pandemic presents. One issue is the arrangements for children of separated parents.

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Cannabis Farms in Residential Properties.
March 16, 2020

Christos Christou has written an article to give some background to cannabis farms in residential properties and something to look out for to try and avoid this happening to you.

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Dealing with Tenants deposits for residential property
November 22, 2019

The vast majority of landlords require a deposit from tenants before letting their property to them.

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Matters to consider before renting out your property
September 4, 2019

Over the past few years there has been a boom in private properties being rented out on websites such as AirBnB, Booking.com and House Trip etc.

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Five Minutes With...Nicola Davies
August 19, 2019

Our newest Director, Nicola Davies, was kind enough to give us her time recently and answered some questions for us, some silly, some serious!

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Residential Landlords: Abolishing Section 21 Notices – the end of no fault evictions?
July 31, 2019

For private residential landlords in England and Wales, there are presently two routes for regaining possession of properties which have been let under an Assured Short hold Tenancy.

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New Director
July 30, 2019

Lawson Lewis Blakers are delighted to announce that Chartered Legal Executive, Nicola Davies, has been appointed as a Director.

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Active Travel Challenge
July 23, 2019

Members of the firm recently took part in the Active Travel Challenge.

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Eastbourne Legal Walk
July 10, 2019

On Monday 8 July 2019 Team LLB had a lovely evening taking part in a 10K Legal Walk in support of Eastbourne's Citizens Advice Bureau

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Residential Lettings and EPCs - Update
April 15, 2019

A legal update in respect of EPC requirements for residential lettings

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Is your solicitor paying your estate agent a referral fee?
April 9, 2019

Referral fees are paid by some solicitors to estate agents in order for the estate agent to refer the work to them. This isn't something that Lawson Lewis Blakers do because it isn't good for clients. Read more here.

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Shared Parental Leave and Pay
October 30, 2018

As our employment solicitor, Chris Kingham, has just announced the birth of his baby boy, we thought it timely to post something on here about shared parental leave and pay!

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Supporting The Fight Against Breast Cancer
October 26, 2018

We've been raising funds in support of the fight against breast cancer (and eating lots of cake)...

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Charity Alert - Be Aware of Insider Fraud Threats
August 24, 2018

New guidance has been issued by the Charity Commission surrounding charities and fraud.

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Update - Disqualification of Charity Trustees
August 1, 2018

An update on the change to the rules regarding the disqualifcaiton of charity trustees.

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Our team won the Relate golf competition
July 27, 2018

We are delighted that our team won the Relate golf competition

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