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Watts Fair - and What's Legal?

Watts Fair - and What's Legal?

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 | Vicky Burdett
It’s been in the news recently – the Daily Mail and the Telegraph making reference to a daughter challenging her mother’s will so that she could receive a benefit – because the daughter was not working and her brother (who got everything...
125,000 zero hours workers benefit from new Government Bill

125,000 zero hours workers benefit from new Government Bill

Monday, 11 August 2014
A zero hours contract exists where there is no guarantee of work from an employer but a worker is expected to be available as and when required.  Zero hours contracts are a valuable tool within industry, allowing employers to tap into...
10% off for all members of the Armed Forces and the Emergency Services

10% off for all members of the Armed Forces and the Emergency Services

Sunday, 10 August 2014 | Elizabeth Larkin
Ascot Lawyers are proud to offer a 10% discount to all members of the Armed Forces and to all Emergency Services personnel including staff and Officers. This discount is applicable across all of our legal services and we are delighted to offer...
We Have the Will for Peace of Mind

We Have the Will for Peace of Mind

Saturday, 28 June 2014
This was an article recently published in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead magazine. There has been an evolution in the make up of the British family over the past 25 years which has brought a complex change in our culture and...
Your Right to Request Flexible Working is Changing on 30 June

Your Right to Request Flexible Working is Changing on 30 June

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
In an extension of the existing right to request flexible working, all employees with 26 weeks' continuous service will be entitled to have flexible working requests fully considered by their employer. The Flexible Working Regulations 2014 and the...
Golden – but tactless

Golden – but tactless

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
If you are making radical changes to your will and you are of advanced years, or have a history of mental illness (which includes strokes and tumours), please do not be offended if your solicitor explains that they would like to consult your...
Inheritance Rights - Can a criminal inherit his victim’s estate?

Inheritance Rights - Can a criminal inherit his victim’s estate?

Friday, 13 June 2014 | Rachel Keating
This is the question that is about to be tested in the case of Paul Chadwick who was convicted of manslaughter after stabbing his six year old son Joseph 25 times before knifing partner Lisa Clay 32 times at their home, thus resulting in their...
Zakk's First Step: Wonderful and Inspiring News!

Zakk's First Step: Wonderful and Inspiring News!

Friday, 30 May 2014 | Alan Carr
The Ascot Lawyers Foundation are proud supporters of Zakk’s First Step, a campaign they launched in November 2013 to raise £60,000 for a life changing operation and essential aftercare for local 4 year old Zakk Burks. Thanks to family, friends...
Law Firm Wants to be Part of Your Extended Family

Law Firm Wants to be Part of Your Extended Family

Tuesday, 20 May 2014
A recent publication in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead magazine describes Ascot Lawyers as wanting to be part of your extended family... The article pdf can be downloaded below...
Disputing Inheritances and Wills

Disputing Inheritances and Wills

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 | Rachel Keating
The death of a loved one is never easy to cope with, but the grieving process can be made even more painful when there is a dispute over a Will. Disputes can occur because you feel that you have been inadequately provided for or that you have been...