New wills and estates director at Thursfields will help establish estate planning practice

New wills and estates director at Thursfields will help establish estate planning practice

A top lawyer with expertise in tax and trust planning has been recruited by Thursfields Solicitors to help establish an estate planning practice in the firm’s Birmingham office. Terry Cooper (pictured above) has been appointed as a director of wills and estates at the leading Midlands law firm with a focus on entrepreneurs and business owners, wealthy families and individuals who need wills or...

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Thursfields’ latest Talk Legal webinar focuses on returning to the workplace

Thursfields’ latest Talk Legal webinar focuses on returning to the workplace

The various legal issues involved in returning to the workplace after Covid-19 will be the focus of a free Thursfields Solicitors webinar later this month. The Zoom-based event from 10am on Wednesday, July 28 will start with a short vidcast from Helena Morrissey (above), director and head of employment law at Thursfields, and she will then appear “live” for a question and answer session. Ms...

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Thursfields Talk Legal: buying, selling or leasing commercial premises

Thursfields Talk Legal: buying, selling or leasing commercial premises

Top tips on how to go about buying, selling or leasing commercial premises will be the focus of a free Thursfields Solicitors webinar this week. The Zoom-based event from 10am on Wednesday (June 23) will start with a short vidcast from Stewart Coles (pictured above), an associate director of commercial property at Thursfields, who will then appear ‘live’ for a question and answer session. The...

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Corporate deals worth £125m-plus in Thursfields’ busiest year ever

Corporate deals worth £125m-plus in Thursfields’ busiest year ever

Thursfields Solicitors has recorded its busiest-ever 12 months of corporate activity, providing legal guidance on 29 deals worth a total of more than £125 million. Gareth Burge, director and head of corporate at Thursfields, explained that he and his team had coped with the hectic period despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr Burge said: “The last 12 months have been our busiest ever, and the team...

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You have a business, but do you have a lasting power of attorney?

You have a business, but do you have a lasting power of attorney?

Thursfields Solicitors explains the key issues Lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) appoint people to make decisions for you if you are unable to do so yourself. These decisions can be in relation to financial or health-based affairs. However, did you know that you can also have an LPA for your business affairs? It is often assumed that someone can make business decisions for you, if you are unable...

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