News

Introducing our new trainee solicitor, Juliet Farrington-Breeze...

02 Oct 2017

Hi all! 

I’m Juliet, a new trainee solicitor at Cozens-Hardy. Although it is not often I am stumped for words, when it comes to writing about myself I’m sat here thinking ‘what can I say!?’, so here’s just a little bit about me: 

Our efforts for World Alzheimer's Awareness Month

29 Sep 2017

September is World Alzheimer's Awareness Month and, with the Alzheimer's Society having been nominated by staff as our charity of the year, we took the opportunity to plan some activities to help the charity’s cause.

At the beginning of this month, we organised some Dementia Friends’ workshops in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Society and Friend In Deed. We learned more about the disease and what we can do as a firm to help people living with dementia. We are very proud to announce that we are working towards becoming a ‘Dementia Friendly Firm’.

New Debt Pre-Action Protocol

27 Sep 2017

Are you a business, sole trader or public body in need of recovering payment of a debt from an individual or sole trader? Take note that a new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims is coming into force on 1st  October.

Creditors will need to adhere to the conduct set out in the Protocol to avoid sanctions being imposed on them if the matter proceeds to court. 

LIGHT BYTE - Lasting Powers of Attorney

10 Sep 2017

For the second article in our new 'Light Byte' series, Associate Lisa Greeves (FCILEX) from our private client department looks at Lasting Powers of Attorney...

LIGHT BYTE - Why Make A Will

16 Aug 2017

For the first article of our new 'Light Byte' series, Paige George (F.Inst.Pa) from our private client department looks at Wills...

Looking ahead - change in minimum EPC rating for rented properties

10 Jul 2017

Solicitor Naomi Newell looks ahead to April next year when a minimum EPC rating comes into force for new tenancies... 

The legal requirements for a divorce...

03 Jul 2017

It is a comment misconception that following a marriage breakdown, it is possible for one party to issue divorce proceedings simply on the basis that one of both of the parties’ feelings have changed and as such, they no longer wish to remain married.

Employment policies and procedures

03 Jul 2017

Many employers opt to put in place a variety of employment policies and procedures. These can benefit your business in many ways. They provide:

Successful Sunny Norwich Food & Drink Festival!

22 Jun 2017

Over 7,000 people enjoyed the Norwich Food & Drink Festival on Sunday, an event which the firm has sponsored so successfully for the past three years.

Welcome to our new Family department solicitor, Sophie Smith

18 May 2017

We are delighted to announce the appointment of experienced family solicitor Sophie Smith.

Mrs Smith, who is a trained collaborative lawyer, joins the firm’s highly respected family department, headed by Senior Partner Jane Anderson.

Sophie Smith:

“Cozens-Hardy has one of the strongest family departments in the region. Having taken a career break to raise my family, I’m excited to join the firm and help further expand their matrimonial work.’

Jane Anderson, Senior Partner:

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