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Warners solicitor Gail Hall discusses the government's risky online legal tool for LPAs on BBC Radio Kent
29 Nov 2016
Private Client solicitor Gail Hall at Warners Solicitors, was interviewed on BBC Radio Kent on Monday 28 November. Gail discussed the government's risky online legal tool for DIY LPAs and the importance of receiving legal expert advice when creating your LPA. You can listen to a recording from the show here...

LPA tool leaving people at risk of financial abuse and fraud
25 Nov 2016
Warners Solicitors Gail Hall and Ruth Pannell, Full Accredited members of SFE, have joined a number of organisations representing older and vulnerable people to raise serious concerns around the Government’s online tool for...

Gail Hall discusses the importance of a Will
15 Nov 2016
Do you have a Will? Seventy per cent of people in England do not, so when they die their estates will be dealt with under the rules of intestacy. Gail Hall discusses the importance of a Will...

Warners is proudly supporting CLA South East Event: Trespassers and the Law
14 Nov 2016
Ramblers, dog walkers, illegal campers, fly-grazers, fly-tippers, animal rights activists, country sports saboteurs – all can cause substantial...

Warners ranked amongst the Top Law Firms in the South East
03 Nov 2016
The recently published Chambers UK 2017 has ranked Warners Solicitors as a Top performing Law Firm in Kent and the South East. Warners has secured rankings in the following practice areas: Agriculture & Rural Affairs...

Warners Solicitors is recommended as a Top Tier Firm in the South East
12 Oct 2016
Warners Solicitors is delighted to announce that it has maintained its ranking in the Legal 500 directory 2016 as a Top Tier Firm in the South East for Agriculture and Estates...

Outstanding contributions needed more than ever in uncertain times
12 Oct 2016
Steve Colville, who is recommended as a Leading Lawyer in Agriculture and Estates in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500, considers some of the uncertainties facing Farmers in an article in the September issue of Farm Business. You can read the article here:

Warners Solicitors’ Gail Hall discusses Inheritance Tax Rules on BBC Radio Kent
11 Oct 2016
Gail Hall, a Private Client solicitor at Warners Solicitors, was interviewed on BBC Radio Kent on Tuesday 11 October. Gail talked about the Inheritance Tax Rules and how to plan for the future. You can listen to a recording...

Free Presentation on Dementia and Later Life Support
04 Oct 2016
Warners Solicitors and the Good Care Group are hosting two events, which are open to anyone who has an interest in dementia and later life issues. The speakers will cover practical, financial and legal issues concerning...

Lasting Powers of Attorney vs The Alternative
20 Sep 2016
No one likes to think of a time when they are unable to look after their own finances and well-being, however, this may become a reality. When someone becomes unable to make decisions for themselves, a family...

Warners’ Elderly and Vulnerable team is supporting the Kent Painters Group exhibition
14 Sep 2016
Warners’ Elderly and Vulnerable team is delighted to be supporting the Kent Painters Group exhibition on 28 – 30 Oct 2016. This is the second year that Warners has supported the group...

Complex Conveyancing Made Simple
14 Sep 2016
For most people, buying a new home represents their largest single investment. This is why using an experienced property lawyer is so essential. Here Warners Solicitors explain what is involved in the business of conveyancing...

Warners Macmillan Coffee Morning
09 Aug 2016
Warners Solicitors would like to invite you to the Tonbridge office for a slice of cake and a cup of tea or coffee to help raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Last year Macmillan Cancer Support raised over £25million...

Step Forward the Executor
08 Aug 2016
It is a grim prospect but after a death someone must deal with the estate and carry out the wishes of the deceased in accordance with their will. This is the responsibility of the executor. More than one person can be appointed...

Ruth Pannell Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)
08 Aug 2016
Warners is delighted to announce that Ruth Pannell has become a Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). The SFE is an independent organisation of professionals who provide specialist legal advice for...

First meeting with your divorce lawyer
05 May 2016
Before meeting your divorce lawyer for the first time, you may be anxious about what to expect. Charles Tennant, family law solicitor and divorce law specialist at Warners in Sevenoaks, explains what will happen at the first meeting and some of the information you may want to take with you.

New stamp duty rules explained
25 Apr 2016
The changes to the stamp duty rules for additional properties have finally been confirmed by the government with some modifications in response to previous criticisms. Although the intention of the policy is to reduce distortion of the housing market, some of the new rules may create problems for ordinary home buyers...

Business risk – include making a power of attorney
18 Apr 2016
As a business owner or director, you wear many hats and separating work-life from home-life can be an important part of switching off. However, have you ever considered what would happen to your business if you became incapable of making important day to day decisions? And how this might impact upon your family?

Five things to consider when buying a new build home
12 Apr 2016
With the government pledging to build one million homes over the next five years, more of us look set to buy a brand new home in the future. Matthew Sabine residential property expert with Warners in Tonbridge offers some advice for you if you are thinking about buying a new build property...

How to protect your children’s inheritance
06 Apr 2016
As we live longer, more adults are marrying a second or third time. Divorce among the over-60s, otherwise known as silver splitters, has risen by a third in the past decade. While most adult children are happy that their parents have companionship in old age, they may have worries over inheritance...

Help Buying your First Home
23 Mar 2016
As property prices begin to rise, finding an affordable home can be a struggle, particularly if you are a first-time buyer. Jane Bohill, residential property lawyer at Warners Solicitors in Sevenoaks looks at some of the financial schemes available to help first-time buyers get their feet onto the first rung of the property ladder...

Negotiating Rent Reviews
22 Mar 2016
When negotiating the terms of your lease for commercial premises, agreeing the rent payable will be a prime concern, but so too should be the prospect of agreeing the rent review provisions, even though this may be a long way off...

Performance Management
16 Mar 2016
Getting the best out of employees is one of the biggest challenges faced by managers. Karen Cole, employment law specialist at Warners Solicitors in Tonbridge, looks at what managers can do to manage performance and, if necessary, how to dismiss an underperforming employee..

Deciding to be Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common?
03 Mar 2016
If you are buying a house, choosing whether to be joint tenants or tenants in common is a key decision. we look at the advantages, disadvantages and key considerations...

New Rules for Evicting Tenants
01 Mar 2016
From 1 October 2015, landlords can end an assured shorthold tenancy by serving notice, without having to show any fault on the part of the tenant, under section 28 of the Housing Act 1988. Robert Twining outlines the changes and warns of new traps for unwary landlords.