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  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    Court ruling gives employers access to more information

    A recent court ruling by the Supreme Court means Police Forces can now reveal whether individuals have been acquitted of criminal charges when issuing information for enhanced record checks. This decision establishes new guidelines for an individual’s right to privacy when applying for a ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    Shared Parental Leave; why is it not happening?

    The statistics for take up of the not so new, shared parental leave rights have not improved much. Just 9,200 new parents took advantage of it in 2017/2018 only 500 more than the previous year. There are a number of suggestions as to why this may be, but the most convincing to those in this ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    KEIBA win for RBLI

    Blair Gulland (right) joined Graeme Hannington, (left) Head of Estates Development at RBLI to collect the KEIBA Award for Construction Project of the Year in June at the Kent Events Centre. The Veteran’s Apartments project was created to support ex-servicemen and women who are not a ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    Daredevil solicitor skydives for local charity

    Daredevil solicitor Marianne Webb made a leap of faith when she jumped out of an aeroplane to raise money for Switch Youth Café in Maidstone. Jumping from a height of 12,000ft, Marianne decided to take on the personal challenge, but is unlikely to be repeating her jump. Marianne ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    Collaborative approach to divorce

    Traditionally when a relationship ended the options were limited. Solicitors letters were exchanged and if that failed, court proceedings, with the accompanying expense followed. Now we have other options, all couples must consider mediation before proceeding to court, where they sit with a ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    Mote Cricket Club

    Users of Mote Cricket Club will notice some new Gulland’s’ signage on the building, but the firm has a very long association with the club dating back to the 1950s. The late John Gulland was secretary to the club for a number of years and the firm remains solicitors to the club. The ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    Summer 2018 cricket roundup

    Unsurprisingly in this glorious summer, all three of Gullands’ games at the Mote were played in hot and sunny weather. Our results against our friends from Lambert and Foster, Savills, and Crowe were equally consistent. Our first game was against Lambert and Foster and this proved to be a ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    Village landmark inspires generations of artists

    Anyone driving though the beautiful village of Sutton Valence can’t fail to notice the old chapel building, which houses the art rooms for Sutton Valence School. Now called the Gulland Hall, its future looked bleak until it was bought by Old Suttonian Blair Gulland and his wife Tikki in ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    Medway Regatta

    We were delighted to sponsor the Medway Regatta which took place 19-22 July 2018, one of the South East’s premier regattas. The four-day event attracted a number of keel boat and one design entries for both serious and the more occasional racers. The yacht club is situated at Lower Upnor ...

  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

    The Vicars Picnic 2018

    When a group of residents from Yalding, Maidstone couldn’t get tickets to Glastonbury they decided to organise their own event. Several years on it is a successful festival which is growing in popularity, providing a safe, family festival dedicated to great live music, entertainment from DJs, ...

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