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Lees Support Clatterbridge Cancer Charity in Write a Will Month

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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Lees’ and JC’s Afternoon Tea Delight

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

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Housing market reports growth after Brexit

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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Santander partner with L&G to offer lifetime mortgages

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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Study reveals a fifth of couples consider separating

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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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Jackson Canter Group Acquires 127-Year-Old Lees Solicitors

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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Bank of Mum and Dad will lend £5bn in 2016

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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Does the 2016 Budget affect the UK property market?

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

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Jane MacGregor attends UKABIF workshop

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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Stamp duty premium drives buyer enquiries

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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