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Diary of a house purchase

14 May 2015

Partner Philippa Rudd, head of our residential property team, brings you her imaginary diary of a typical house purchase detailing the process from finding a house to buy to moving in…

Philippa Rudd - EDP Property column. When things go wrong...

01 May 2015

I have exchanged contracts to buy a house. We are due to move in two weeks’ time. Could anything go wrong now?

Jane Anderson and Jim’s Patch - EQ Life magazine feature

01 May 2015

Norwich solicitor and event rider, Jane Anderson, juggles career, family and affiliated eventing, and is enjoying an excellent start to the season on her striking coloured, Jim’s Patch. With two wins under her belt so far, she tells EQ Life how she got to this point.

Cozens-Hardy are please to welcome two new trainees

24 Apr 2015

We are delighted to welcome two new trainee solicitors to Castle Chambers, Naomi Newell and Claire Roberts. Both attended the UEA law school and have been very active in voluntary work. Naomi is also currently on the committee for the Law Society's Norwich & Norfolk Junior Lawyers Division. Both ladies admit to a passion for baking, which will guarantee them a very warm welcome across all departments here! We wish Naomi and Claire all the best for their training contracts with us.

2015 Cozens-Hardy Cycle Ride at Blickling Estate

14 Apr 2015

Buoyed by the success of the inaugural Cozens-Hardy Cycle Ride we're really pleased to confirm that we will be running our event again this year, on Sunday 19th July.

New Appointments

14 Apr 2015

Our residential conveyancing team continues to grow in strength and depth and we are delighted to welcome Executive Denise McGregor and law graduate Georgie Harrington.

Holiday Pay

14 Apr 2015

Holiday pay is a hot topic for lawyers and HR professionals with a number of recent court decisions clarifying what employers should pay, particularly where employees work overtime or receive commission

Joint executors: key steps for avoiding conflict

14 Apr 2015

Michelle Collins, principal and head of our wills department, explains how you can avoid conflicts between joint executors.

The myth of the common-law wife or husband

14 Apr 2015

Society has changed dramatically in many ways, none more so than in respect of personal relationships. According to the office of National Statistics, cohabitees are the fastest growing family unit in the UK. About 80% of couples cohabit before marrying.

Philippa Rudd - EDP Property Column. Gazumping...

27 Mar 2015

We have just had our offer accepted on the house of our dreams in a popular part of Norwich. There was a bidding battle for the house. I am very worried that we are going to be ‘gazumped’ as houses like this so rarely come on the market. Does this still happen and, if so, what can we do to prevent it happening to us?

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