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13th May 2020
WOW! Who else feels like they have been on the fastest roller coaster, steepest log flume and through the most powerful car wash all at once? Welcome to COVID-19 the public health crisis 2020. Life looks, feels and IS very different than it was a mere 7 or is it 8 weeks ago. My office is now my back bedroom equipped with an almost complete…
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11th May 2020
Our Private client team have been working remotely and working hard endeavouring to offer support to our existing and many new clients. During this extremely difficult time, we are continuing to deliver an excellent Will writing service. In view of changing priorities during lockdown and weeks spent isolating at home, clients have found this a good time to put their affairs in order. We have…
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01st May 2020
Since the introduction of the Government’s ‘Stay at home, stay safe’ policy to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, those of us who are able to work from home have done so. However, not everyone has this option, and many businesses have been forced to close, while others are suffering from the immediate financial damage caused by the loss of trade, the enforced change in our spending…
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24th April 2020
Since the introduction of the Government’s ‘Stay at home, stay safe’ policy to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, those of us who are able to work from home have done so. However, not everyone has this option, and many businesses have been forced to close, while others are suffering from the immediate financial damage caused by the loss of trade, the enforced change in our spending…
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17th April 2020
At George Ide LLP, we recognise the extraordinary work being undertaken by our Keyworkers each and every day during the Coronavirus crisis. We want to show our appreciation to those who are doing so much for us. Thus, we are offering a discount of £50 plus VAT on our standard  will writing fees for any instructions that we receive between 20th April 2020 and 1st…
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01st April 2020
As property lawyers we spend a great deal of time ensuring that when contracts are exchanged, it is on clear precise terms and all parties know exactly what they need to do to make sure completion takes place by a specified time and date. If either party defaults on the terms on the contract, then damages can be awarded and in some circumstances the deposit…
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25th March 2020
In common with most businesses we are doing our utmost to support the government’s efforts to deal with the challenge posed by Covid-19. For this reason the vast majority of our staff are now working from home Any calls to our switch board will be answered by our call handling service and where they are unable to place the call they will email the details…
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24th March 2020
We are living in unprecedented and challenging times. Your children are the most important thing for you to protect; we would urge you to put their welfare and safety at the forefront of your decision making at this difficult time. Official government advice is that children can still move between separated parent’s homes. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others If one household has a vulnerable person please bear this in…
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18th March 2020
As a law firm it remains business as usual for George Ide LLP and the vast majority of the legal profession. Transactional work and will continue and the courts will remain, for the foreseeable future, in operation. We will do our utmost to service clients of all departments. We have in place a business continuity plan and this is being reviewed on an ongoing basis…
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24th February 2020
One of the things that we get asked as Real Estate Solicitors is to help our Landlord Clients get Tenants into occupation of their commercial premises within a matter of days.   Even the best of us will have trouble settling a Lease in a few days, so often the idea is mooted to put the Tenant in “under Licence” as a short-term measure.   Sometimes, other…
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