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Even in full lockdown, we are still here for you.
 

As we are now in Lockdown, we are taking additional measures to keep our staff and clients safe. Entry to our offices is by appointment only. Face masks must be worn when entering the building and your temperature will be taken on entry. Hand sanitiser is available in the waiting area and interview rooms.

For those without appointments, we can facilitate telephone, Teams, Skype, Facetime and Zoom meetings. Any urgent or original documents should be sent to us by post/recorded delivery or scanned, whenever possible. Our full team continues to operate in the usual manner, so you will still be able to contact us by email and telephone.

Should any of our staff be unwell or unable to work we have an open file system which allows other team members to take over matters with the minimum of disruption.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on the usual number 01622 689700.



 

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Is a trust right for your family’s future?

    Trusts are a way to hold assets on behalf of or for the benefit of another person and they are a way to help preserve assets or wealth for a family, so how do you know if one is right for your family and how do you set one up? Assets or money put into a trust is owned by the trust and not the ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Multi-generational living

    With the challenges of Covid-19 there are likely to be many families who are reviewing not just where they live, but also who they live with. Whether this is something you are thinking about now or in the future, any family considering multi-generational living have a number of legal ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Protecting family assets

    We are often asked what the best way is to protect a family business and assets in the future and one issue which is regularly overlooked by families is the risk from a potential future divorce. Whether your children or other family members own shares in or are partners in the family ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Conflict and managing resolution for family businesses

    Conflict in business is normal but what can make it harder to resolve is when it involves family members who are working together in the business. This can often lead to disputes taking longer to resolve and having far wider consequences outside of the workplace. Issues can vary from ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Staff profile: Tammie Lazell

    Position: Receptionist in the Maidstone office, for 16 years. What are your main responsibilities and daily duties? Greeting clients - showing them to meeting rooms, taking general telephone calls, taking credit card payments, helping with opening and scanning the post, booking meeting ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Stamp duty deadline

    If you are buying a home in England or Northern Ireland you will probably be aware that there is currently a reduction to the rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax, so homebuyers will benefit from paying a reduced or zero rate until 31 March 2021. This will benefit many first-time buyers as well as ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Conveyancing Quality

    Gullands has once again been certified by The Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme, which is the recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. It demonstrates Gullands has the expertise to deliver quality residential conveyancing advice which is important for clients ...

  • Thursday 7th January 2021

    Support for Porchlight

    We recently supported the charity Porchlight and would like to share with you more about their work here in Kent: From everyone at Porchlight, thank you so much to everyone at Gullands Solicitors for your wonderful gift of £1,500 for Porchlight. Your support was very timely with it being ...

  • Monday 21st December 2020

    Christmas greetings

    The partners and staff of Gullands would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Each Christmas instead of sending Christmas cards we make a donation to a charity chosen by the teams in our Maidstone and Gravesend offices. This year we have decided to give both donations to ...

  • Wednesday 16th December 2020

    Employment law 2020 – did I miss anything?

    In short yes just a bit! 2020 has been a frantic year for keeping up with employment law and changes to legislation, so here are some of the key changes that you may have missed. The furlough scheme has dominated the news agenda in 2020, and the second phase (which replaced the scheme due to end ...

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