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Protect your children's inheritance by taking advantage of new inheritance tax allowance
13 Mar 2017
Nobody wants to see their hard-earned cash go to the tax man when they die, but until recently if your estate was worth more than £325,000 you faced the prospect of having to pay inheritance tax at a rate of 40 per cent...

Need extra financial support for your child?
07 Mar 2017
One of the biggest concerns for any parent who has separated or divorced will be household finances, particularly when there are children to provide for...

Why are inheritance disputes on the rise?
02 Mar 2017
Inheritance disputes were once considered the preserve of the super-wealthy or famous but in recent years the number of children disputing their parent’s estate in the High Court has risen by 11 per cent to 116 in 2015 from 104 the previous year according to The Times.

Introducing a dress code policy at work
02 Mar 2017
Many employers operate a dress code policy.  However, what the employer might consider to be a reasonable requirement, a worker might see as discriminatory or even an infringement of human rights. 

Age UK Law Clinics
02 Mar 2017
We are working with AgeUK to offer their clients and family members the chance to have a free 30 minute consultation with one of our Private Client solicitors.

Does your Will need a New Year health check?
12 Jan 2017
The start of a new year is an excellent time to take stock and put your affairs in order. One of the most important things you can do for yourself and your loved ones is to make a Will and ensure it is regularly reviewed.

Faulty Christmas present? Know your consumer rights
12 Jan 2017
If you have bought or been given something for Christmas that does not work it is important to know what rights you have.

The use of social media and the office Christmas party
12 Jan 2017
The office Christmas party is a chance for everyone to let their hair down and have fun, but with alcohol often flowing freely and people’s judgement impaired as a result the potential for employees to get carried away is clear.

Should auld acquaintance be forgot?
12 Jan 2017
When a marriage is in trouble, the New Year is often a time when couples may decide to separate. With a feeling of a new start on the horizon and the opportunity to contemplate the future, this time of year seems to provide spouses with courage to make what would otherwise be regarded as unimaginable decisions about their marriage.

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.