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Over the last few weeks, our staff have been getting into the generous spirit in order to support the disadvantaged in our communities.

From unwanted food items for humans, canines…

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The Jackson Canter Group are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in three categories at the Liverpool Law Society Legal Awards to be held on Friday 12th May 2017 at the Rum Warehouse, Liverpool.

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Staff from Lees Solicitors took part in 12 fundraising events over 2016, raising over £2,300.

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Staff from Lees Solicitors helped bring Brainwave’s Sensory Garden to life with these festive decorations that were donated by the firm.

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• Local solicitor, Kerry Jackson issues warning about the Government’s online tool for Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)

• LPA tool leaving people at risk of financial abuse and fraud 

• Coalition…

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The Group were honoured with two awards at the prestigious Law Society event in London.

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Figures show that more people are challenging wills, leading to inheritance disputes reaching a record high.

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The firm are proud to take part in a brilliant scheme across November which sees free Wills written for a donation to the charity.

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Wills, Trusts and Estates

Staff held an afternoon tea event in aid of Brainwave and the Jackson Canter Foundation.

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Despite recent news that the UK housing market is facing a period of uncertainty following the vote to leave the European Union, there have been reports that the market has been unexpectedly buoyant.

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Residential Property

A home equity release mortgage or ‘lifetime mortgage’ is a mechanism that lets over 55 year olds take advantage of the equity (cash value) tied up in property. This means you can take a mortgage against your home in order to raise funds for beneficiaries or simply maintain a steady income. Usually, it is permitted to borrow up to 60% of the value of your property. The mortgage and Interest of the loan are required to be paid back when you pass away or go into permanent care.

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Residential Conveyancing

A new study carried out by the Charity ‘Relate’ has revealed that almost one in five couples argue regularly or consider separating.

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Family Law

The Jackson Canter Group – one of the North West’s fastest growing law firms – has acquired Lees Solicitors LLP, signalling a major step towards becoming one of the region’s largest providers of legal services.

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Parents are expected to lend £5bn in 2016 to help their children get on the UK property ladder according to research carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) and Legal and General (L&G).

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Residential Conveyancing

On 16 March, George Osborne delivered his Spring Budget to the House of Commons, his eighth Budget as chancellor.

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Residential Conveyancing

On the third of February, Jane MacGregor presented at the workshop ‘What happens after the case is closed?’ which was organised by the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF).

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Court of Protection

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has said that there has been a rise in demand in the UK housing market following an announcement that a higher rate of stamp duty for buy-to-let investors will be introduced with effect from April 2016.

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Residential Conveyancing

In the New Year more and more couples now enter divorce proceedings in the post-Christmas period. In fact the first Monday in January is now commonly known as D-day – “divorce day.

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Family Law

Lees Solicitors are delighted to announce that the children’s charity Brainwave is our Charity of the Year for 2016.

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This week Resolution have launched Family Dispute Resolution Week 2015. Their theme for this year is “Putting Children First” when it comes to Divorce and Separation.

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Family Law

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We are committed to delivering excellent levels of customer service, representing all our clients with expertise, passion and care. We inspire our teams to combine outstanding experience with warmth and understanding and to make it a pleasure to do business with us.

You are never just a case to us. We know that life and circumstances can be complicated and difficult and we are sympathetic, understanding and re-assuring. We pride ourselves on developing close personal relationships with our clients, many of which span years and lifetimes, moving from father to son, mother to grand-daughter.

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  • "Many thanks for all of your help and patience in dealing with the sale. I really do appreciate the attention you gave to all matters and the regular updates. You have been very kind and I am grateful"

    Residential Property Client
  • "You have provided an excellent and very professional service"

    Family: Mrs Perry, Wirral
  • "The staff at Birkenhead have always acted impeccably and I can’t thank them all enough, in what has been a very traumatic and stressful time for me and my family - but onwards and upwards"

    Family Client
  • "We would like to express our gratitude to Dominic Byrne for such an excellent experience during our recent purchase of the above property. Dominic’s efficiency, enthusiasm and professionalism during the whole process was highly commendable. His communication skills are exceptional, he kept us fully informed at every stage of the process and we felt that his knowledge, coupled with his personable and sensitive handling of the conveyancing process, made the transaction very straightforward. We would highly recommend him to anyone seeking legal services in the future.  "

    Conveyancing Client: E. Wild-Jones
  • "“We received a friendly and professional service which was quick and clarified each step of the Wills process. This was especially useful as we had no real legal knowledge and didn’t know what to expect”"

    Wills, Trusts & Estates: Mr T and Mrs K, Bromborough
  • "We were very happy with the treatment we received for re-writing our wills and the advice provided at the time has proved to be both up-to-date and extremely important; we were not aware of recent changes and the advice we received has proved invaluable"

    Wills, Trusts & Estates: Sharon & John Weston
  • "“I felt very comfortable in my dealings with Jenniffer Skillen, she explained everything so I understood and did not make me feel stupid. I would like to thank her and her team for ease of which my divorce went through, at no time did I feel it was over my head I always felt in control"

    Family Client
  • "Thanks again for all your help with getting my daughter back. Thank you for a excellent service. Thanks to Kerry and Sarah."

    Family: Mike Guy
  • "“The service provided by the team was exceptional and very professional. Thank you for your excellent service"

    Family Client
  • "“The final figure was great! I had hoped to replace the cost of my bike which I use to cycle to work and maybe recover my lost earnings so this was far more than I was expecting"

    Personal Injury: Mr D, Deeside