News & Blogs

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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Changes to rules about charity trustee disqualification
July 10, 2018

The rules about automatic disqualification for trustees of charities are changing from 1st August.

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Citizens Advice Eastbourne 10k Legal Walk
July 7, 2018

Lawson Lewis Blakers proudly took part in the recent Citizens Advice Eastbourne 10k Legal Walk.

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Business Lasting Powers of Attorney
May 7, 2018

We can assist with Business Lasting Powers of Attorneys

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So Are You a "Client" Or A "Commodity'?
March 3, 2018

Historically solicitors’ firms have attracted clients by “word of mouth” recommendation. Thirty years ago they weren’t allowed to advertise! The world has moved on and bringing many benefits for consumers.

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Employment Tribunal Fees
March 2, 2018

Employment Tribunal fees scrapped as access to justice prevails. In July 2013 cases sent to the Employment tribunal peaked at a little over seven thousand.

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Lewes Raft Race
March 1, 2018

In July we supported the Lewes Annual Raft race. A great event put on by Lewes Round Table and good fun for all the family.

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