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Pushing for perfection

27/08/2015

As local solicitors, we are continually cultivating and developing the skills and expertise our lawyers can offer to Ipswich, Felixstowe and Hadleigh. We have seen a number of recent developments enabling them to deliver better services to individuals. Chris Moffat, a Chartered Legal Executive in the Medical Negligence Team at Gotelee Solicitors, has had her…

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London to Paris bike ride sponsorship

24/08/2015

We very are pleased to be sponsoring a local cyclist who is taking part in the St Elizabeth Hospice team 100 London to Paris bike ride, starting the 15th September. The Hospice Team 100 are a group of 50 people riding from London to Paris over four days.  It starts 15th September and will raise…

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Autumn Horse Show – Saturday 12 September 2015

13/08/2015

Gotelee Solicitors, are pleased to be confirmed as the principal sponsors of the first Autumn Horse Show at Trinity Park which has been organized by the team behind the Suffolk Show. The event is aimed at local, amateur riders and will give riders an opportunity to compete in the ‘famous’ Suffolk Show…

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Rugby World cup comes to town

11/08/2015

Alongside the statue of Prince Alexander Obolensky in Cromwell Square, sat the the Rugby World Cup trophy today.   The Webb Ellis Cup will only visit four locations in the East of England with Ipswich as being one.  So the people of Ipswich queued up to have their pictures taken with the 24 carat…

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Possible Prison Sentences for Landlords Who Let to Illegal Immigrants

10/08/2015

Whilst the migrant crisis in Calais continues, the British government is considering measures to prevent and resolve illegal immigration. One such proposed measure is the introduction of penalties to landlords who fail to ensure that their tenant has a “Right to Rent”. The “Right to Rent” will extend to British, EEA or Swiss…

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Face lift for our Hadleigh Office

10/08/2015

Gotelee Solicitors’ Hadleigh office has had a facelift, inside and out. The law firm, which has been trading from 6 Church Street since 1934, has undergone a transformation with more changes to come.  The exterior of the listed building has had repairs to the rendering and its windows have been repainted, to…

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Landlords must provide carbon monoxide safety for tenants

30/07/2015

A new law requires landlords to jump through yet another hoop by ensuring they provide residential properties with smoke and carbon monoxide alarms for their tenants. The law, which is expected to come into force on the 1st of October 2015, requires that landlords must have: a smoke alarm on each storey of the property;…

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Expertise Recognised

28/07/2015

Chris Moffatt a Legal Executive in the Medical Negligence Team at Gotelee Solicitors has had her membership of the Law Society Medical Negligence panel extended by 5 years to 2020. Only about 350 lawyers in England and Wales have the necessary expertise to qualify for this panel. The robust selection criteria are…

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Avoid financial claims after divorce

27/07/2015

 There has been much speculation in the media about the recent introduction of divorce “centres” in England and Wales. Recent newspaper articles have said that the new system makes getting divorced as easy as obtaining a TV licence. This isn’t the case. The grounds for divorce and the divorce procedure have not…

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Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority launches new Portal

23/07/2015

From the 14th July anyone making an application online to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) will be invited to submit medical reports and other information such as photos through a new portal system. For many this will be seen as a positive step to streamlining a slow and creaking system. Those…

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