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In line with the government guidelines introduced on 17th May 2021 our offices are open. Some of our employees will continue to work from home but face to face meetings can be arranged. Social distancing, temperature screening and hand sanitising measures will remain in place for the time being and we would respectfully ask all visitors to wear a face covering unless exempt. As always if you have any symptoms of Covid-19 we would ask you not to come in and to follow government isolation guidelines. Attendance at our Gravesend office can take place by prior appointment only.  All our staff remain fully contactable by email and telephone.  We are grateful for your patience during these difficult times and remain committed to the safety and wellbeing of our clients and staff alike.

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    Welcome to InBrief Spring/Summer 2021

    Welcome to In Brief and a selection of legal news and updates, as well as some of our highlights as a firm from the last few months. We will attend our first in person event at Viticulture Live on 10 June and look forward to seeing friends and contacts once again at this and some of the other ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    Important ruling in rent arrears dispute

    Commercial landlords with tenants in rent arrears will be encouraged by the High Court ruling in Commerz Real Investmentgesellschaft mbH v TFS Stores Limited. This is the first High Court ruling on the non-payment of rent and where Covid-19 has been argued as the defence. In this case the ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    Now is the time for a Charity Governance Review

    Most charities have had a difficult year due to the pandemic and they have been affected on many levels - including their service delivery and their ability to effectively fundraise. Many will have adapted in a number of ways to ensure they have been able to continue effectively. As the ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    The future is vines

    The UK’s vineyard sector is growing fast and for those thinking of setting up a vineyard business there are a number of legal considerations to take into account. Finding a suitable location Unfortunately, you can’t plant a vineyard on any piece of agricultural land. If it ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    New Gravesend office space

    Paul Mannering Practice Manager at Gullands comments: “We are delighted to have moved into Whitehall Place which offers more facilities for our visiting clients, whilst still being in the centre of the town. Gravesend has a vibrant business community and being a part of this new hub ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    Ebbsfleet Executives Club

    The first Ebbsfleet Executives club meeting of 2021 was hosted jointly with ourselves, Caxtons and Azets via Zoom and we were delighted to be joined by guest speaker Roger Gough, Leader of Kent County Council, who discussed Kent after COVID, including future plans for the regeneration and economic ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    Sensible 30’s a generation keen to protect their future

    Generations now more than ever tend to have labels which are prescribed to them and if you are in your 30’s you will be regularly labelled either a ‘Millennial’ or “Gen Z’, depending on which year you were born. Whilst these younger generations are credited with ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    Maidstone’s hospitality sector opens doors once again

    Restaurants in England welcomed the latest phase of the lockdown being lifted when indoor dining was once again allowed from 17th May. For one independent restaurant in Maidstone this will also signal the end to an uncertain and frustrating first year and the start of a much brighter ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    Court of Appeal ruling

    Until recent years, few people would have believed that a respected British institution like the Post Office could be responsible for a scandal that has resulted in innocent men and women being sent to prison, and hundreds more losing their businesses and their livelihoods, for crimes they did not ...

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021

    Support for nature garden

    We are delighted to support One Maidstone Business Improvement District and their work, which recently included the construction of a wildlife garden in the centre of the town. Our donation has helped to fund numerous bird feeding stations, feeders and food. John Roberts comments: ...

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