Home Buyers be aware of SDLT saving deadline 31st March 2021

Back in July the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced a temporary stamp duty land tax (SDLT) 'holiday' which was intended to stimulate the housing market. The government temporarily increased the stamp duty threshold to £500,000 for property...

Hannah Naughton becomes Trainee Solicitor

Some good news to brighten the gloom! We are delighted to announce that Hannah Naughton will commence her Training Contract with Pickerings Solicitors from 7th September 2020. Congratulations Hannah - the hard work is paying off - one more step down the road...

Marie Tisdale joins Pickerings 6th July 2020

Marie Tisdale Wills, Trust & Probate Solicitor joins Pickerings Solicitors 6th July 2020 

How I made my Will during lockdown

This is what one of our clients said about her recent experience of making a  Will during lockdown: 'The service I received in preparing the will was excellent. We have children (one young adult) with additional needs and needed a will that...

Simon's Thoughts on Retirement

It’s changed a bit!  When I came to work at what was then Pickering and Pickering in 1978, fresh out of law school, Tamworth was a very different town to the one I know now. The outdoor Lido in the Castle Grounds was a popular summer...

Simon King retires after 42 years at Pickerings

Tamworth Solicitor Simon King will retire from Pickerings Solicitors at the end of May 2020, having spent his 42 year legal career at the firm. A stalwart of the legal profession, Simon has seen the firm go from strength to strength since he joined in 1978....

Signing legal documents at a safe social distance

We are committed to keeping everyone safe so have set up areas around our building where clients are able to sign and have documents witnessed at a safe social distance without coming into contact with our team. Call us for details on 01827 317070 or...

Is your Will valid?

You may already have a current Will in place, but is it valid? However you made the Will, whether with professional advice, or with a DIY Will writing kit, it is worth checking that it is valid. Having a valid Will gives you control over what happens to...

Health & Welfare LPAs during Coronavirus

Lasting Powers of Attorney – Health and Welfare Today we were contacted by a lady who is self-isolating due to underlying health conditions. She desperately wants to put in place a Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare and asked if...

Furlough factsheet

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) Who can claim? Any organisation with employees can claim, including but not limited to, charities, recruitment agencies and public authorities. The size of the organisation is not a factor that is considered. ...
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