Vacancy

We are looking for an experienced conveyancing solicitor, licenced conveyancer, legal executive or suitably experienced fee earner for a temporary period of 6 to 9 months starting last week in July 2017 to work from our Middlesbrough office.   The role will involve dealing with …

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Time To Think About Dying – Dying Matters Awareness Week

It is a subject very few of us want to think or talk about, and yet death happens to us all. To mark Dying Matters Awareness Week, Macks Solicitors suggest five things you can do to make life easier for your loved ones when you …

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Lawyers Welcome Court’s Charity Legacy Ruling

The Supreme Court has cleared up recent doubts over the right to leave your money to whoever you choose when you die – but lawyers are emphasising the need to be clear about your intentions. The Court of Appeal shocked Wills and Probate experts in …

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Probate Reforms To Go Ahead Despite Opposition

Bereaved families whose loved ones leave high-value estates face higher “death fee” bills of up to £20,000 from May onwards – despite overwhelming opposition to the probate reforms. The government has confirmed it will press ahead with probate reforms announced last year – even though …

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‘Overdue’ Compensation Reforms Welcomed

Personal injury lawyers have welcomed news that accident victims who suffer life-changing injuries are to be awarded bigger lump sum compensation payments. Lord Chancellor Liz Truss announced that the so-called “discount rate” will be slashed from 2.5% to minus .75% in a move designed to …

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