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Mediation – A real crucible for change

23rd May 2018 by Kenneth Clarke

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  At Laceys Mediation we acknowledge that many separated couples are facing many challenges in attempting to re-establish their lives as single individuals. Most people in this situation wish to…

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Kenneth Clarke

Lawyer / Mediator — Family Mediation

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“What could have potentially been an extremely upsetting and inflammatory scenario, proved to be a surprisingly smooth and conflict free process through Laceys mediation. With Kenneth’s extensive experience we were able to reach an agreeable outcome without spending our life savings!”

Julie Morris

Kenneth is the elder statesman of our mediation team, with forty years’ experience as a family lawyer, and qualified as a mediator in 1996. Kenneth has been a key member of the Laceys mediation team since 2005, specialising in financial and children cases, with a particular interest and specialisation in high conflict cases.

Kenneth is also qualified to consult with children, a growing part of the mediation process. Always looking to expand the boundaries of mediation practice,  Kenneth brings a degree of gravitas, humour, understanding and empathy when he mediates with clients,  creating a positive environment in which clients work together to resolve their issues quickly and cost effectively.

Out of office hours Kenneth’s main passion is writing musical theatre . When he has time Kenneth also enjoys travel, especially cruising.

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Myths …..BUSTED.

17th May 2018 by Edwina Young

Categories: Business News, Charity News, Employment News, Media and Technology News, Property News
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For those who have been living under a rock (or a mountain of paperwork) the biggest change to data protection law for decades, the General Data Protection Regulation, comes into…

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Edwina Young

Associate — Corporate and Commercial

Direct dial: 01202 205020
Switchboard: 01202 557256

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  • “We have always received excellent, concise advice from Laceys which was invaluable help when starting our brand and securing our trademarks. Not only that but Edwina is a pleasure to work with and made sure everything was as simple and easy as possible for us.”

    Neil Bowler, Secretary of Astrid Andreassen Ltd

  • “The expertise, patience, professionalism and understanding provided by Edwina was exactly what we needed. The guiding hand and excellent advice helped us navigate the legal implications of a new business activity and we're extremely grateful for that.”

    Anonymous

  • “It’s a pleasure working with you – just thought I’d tell you!”

    Claire Timbrell, Managing Director, Bebop Strategic

  • “Edwina Young has provided invaluable advise and assisted in numerous areas including contract creation, trade mark registration and international company formation. All delivered in a clear and detailed way, in the time frame we needed.”

    Warren Ayrton, Mobius International UK Ltd

Edwina works within our Corporate and Commercial team and advises an entire spectrum of clients, from start up businesses through to large international corporations, on a wide range of commercial and corporate issues. Her areas of expertise include commercial contracts, intellectual property, charity law and regulatory law.

Having been described as both “knowledgeable” and “a great IP lawyer” in recent years Legal 500 results, Edwina enjoys building an ongoing relationship with her clients, understanding their business in order that she can offer practical and tailored advice.

Outside of the office Edwina’s interests include yoga, trying new fitness classes and exploring new countries (when she finds the time). She is also a Grade 8 standard pianist.

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Paws for thought – Pets in Flats

18th April 2018 by Mark Timberlake

Categories: Business News, Property News
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A commonly found covenant in residential Leases “no pets without consent” should not be ignored. This was  highlighted in the recent High Court case of Victory Management v Kuehn when…

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Mark Timberlake

Managing Partner — Dispute Resolution

Direct dial: 01202 755200
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“The advice Mark gave was very good value for money and the combination of strictly accurate legal advice and common sense were exactly what I needed.”

Nick Stocks. Director, Spitfire Court Properties Ltd.

Mark is managing partner of Laceys and also heads the Dispute Resolution department. Mark specialises in property and landlord and tenant disputes, possession and debt recovery in relation to both commercial and residential property. He has extensive experience in relation to issues involving blocks of flats including representation in the Property Chamber and the courts. He has also dealt with many commercial disputes, professional negligence and insolvency claims.

He has frequently given talks on the law as it affects managing agents through the Association of Residential Managing Agents and other groups.

He has been recommended for many years by the Legal 500 Guide to the Legal profession which has said that Mark ‘is very highly rated by clients’, ‘explains complex issues in understandable terms’ and ‘is excellent in really difficult situations’. He is a committee member of the Bournemouth Law Society and a governor of Dumpton School.

Mark is married with 2 teenage children and at weekends can often be found on his boat which he sails competitively.

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New Rights for Policyholders to claim on late Insurance Claims

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Winners of 3 Dorset Legal Awards 2018

14th March 2018 by Sam Burnand

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Laceys Solicitors are very proud to have won 3 awards at the first ever Dorset Legal Awards run by ASH Elite Limited and QuoStar, and to Conker Spirit for the delicious Cold…

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Sam Burnand

Marketing Manager

Direct dial: 07809 220959
Switchboard: 01202 557256

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“I’ve been working with Sam for a couple of years on a very wide range of marketing communications. Sam has a natural attention to detail and a refreshing attitude to the work we’ve collaborated on. The launch of the new Laceys site is now the benchmark for the brand and business offering. Sam has been at the heart this journey and has been a key driver for the consistency any strong brand should have. It’s exciting to be working with a solicitor’s firm that really understands their vast audience.”

Jamie Shanks, Green Tambourine

Sam joined Laceys back in 2015 to help look after the marketing for the firm. Her role includes managing branding, website content, events, advertising and social media for Laceys.

Before joining Laceys Sam worked for over 10 years in several marketing agencies in London, managing client projects across different sectors, ranging from Coca Cola to the Department of Health. Having grown up in Poole herself, Sam and her family took the decision to move back to the South Coast a few years ago to bring up their young children.

Outside of work, Sam is a keen racquetball and tennis player and getting out on her bike to the Purbecks when time allows. She is also partial to a good glass of wine and dance when the opportunity arises!

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All Good (and Bad) Things Must Come To An End: How to terminate your contract

5th February 2018 by Edwina Young

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  It is a sad truth that nothing in this world lasts forever (no matter how well some celebrities seem to age), and contractual relationships are no different. You may…

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Edwina Young

Associate — Corporate and Commercial

Direct dial: 01202 205020
Switchboard: 01202 557256

Email

  • “We have always received excellent, concise advice from Laceys which was invaluable help when starting our brand and securing our trademarks. Not only that but Edwina is a pleasure to work with and made sure everything was as simple and easy as possible for us.”

    Neil Bowler, Secretary of Astrid Andreassen Ltd

  • “The expertise, patience, professionalism and understanding provided by Edwina was exactly what we needed. The guiding hand and excellent advice helped us navigate the legal implications of a new business activity and we're extremely grateful for that.”

    Anonymous

  • “It’s a pleasure working with you – just thought I’d tell you!”

    Claire Timbrell, Managing Director, Bebop Strategic

  • “Edwina Young has provided invaluable advise and assisted in numerous areas including contract creation, trade mark registration and international company formation. All delivered in a clear and detailed way, in the time frame we needed.”

    Warren Ayrton, Mobius International UK Ltd

Edwina works within our Corporate and Commercial team and advises an entire spectrum of clients, from start up businesses through to large international corporations, on a wide range of commercial and corporate issues. Her areas of expertise include commercial contracts, intellectual property, charity law and regulatory law.

Having been described as both “knowledgeable” and “a great IP lawyer” in recent years Legal 500 results, Edwina enjoys building an ongoing relationship with her clients, understanding their business in order that she can offer practical and tailored advice.

Outside of the office Edwina’s interests include yoga, trying new fitness classes and exploring new countries (when she finds the time). She is also a Grade 8 standard pianist.

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GDPR Seminar – 15 February 2018

24th January 2018 by Edwina Young

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Due to the huge interest from our previous 2 seminars, we are holding a further seminar on the up and coming GDPR changes on February 15th at the Hilton Hotel in Bournemouth, from 8 –…

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Edwina Young

Associate — Corporate and Commercial

Direct dial: 01202 205020
Switchboard: 01202 557256

Email

  • “We have always received excellent, concise advice from Laceys which was invaluable help when starting our brand and securing our trademarks. Not only that but Edwina is a pleasure to work with and made sure everything was as simple and easy as possible for us.”

    Neil Bowler, Secretary of Astrid Andreassen Ltd

  • “The expertise, patience, professionalism and understanding provided by Edwina was exactly what we needed. The guiding hand and excellent advice helped us navigate the legal implications of a new business activity and we're extremely grateful for that.”

    Anonymous

  • “It’s a pleasure working with you – just thought I’d tell you!”

    Claire Timbrell, Managing Director, Bebop Strategic

  • “Edwina Young has provided invaluable advise and assisted in numerous areas including contract creation, trade mark registration and international company formation. All delivered in a clear and detailed way, in the time frame we needed.”

    Warren Ayrton, Mobius International UK Ltd

Edwina works within our Corporate and Commercial team and advises an entire spectrum of clients, from start up businesses through to large international corporations, on a wide range of commercial and corporate issues. Her areas of expertise include commercial contracts, intellectual property, charity law and regulatory law.

Having been described as both “knowledgeable” and “a great IP lawyer” in recent years Legal 500 results, Edwina enjoys building an ongoing relationship with her clients, understanding their business in order that she can offer practical and tailored advice.

Outside of the office Edwina’s interests include yoga, trying new fitness classes and exploring new countries (when she finds the time). She is also a Grade 8 standard pianist.

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Proud finalists for 5 Dorset Legal Awards

15th January 2018 by Sam Burnand

Categories: Business News, Employment News, Laceys News, Property News
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We would like to thank Ash Elite and Quostar for providing the Dorset Legal Awards as a platform to bring together the local legal community where the hard work of individuals, departments…

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Sam Burnand

Marketing Manager

Direct dial: 07809 220959
Switchboard: 01202 557256

Email

“I’ve been working with Sam for a couple of years on a very wide range of marketing communications. Sam has a natural attention to detail and a refreshing attitude to the work we’ve collaborated on. The launch of the new Laceys site is now the benchmark for the brand and business offering. Sam has been at the heart this journey and has been a key driver for the consistency any strong brand should have. It’s exciting to be working with a solicitor’s firm that really understands their vast audience.”

Jamie Shanks, Green Tambourine

Sam joined Laceys back in 2015 to help look after the marketing for the firm. Her role includes managing branding, website content, events, advertising and social media for Laceys.

Before joining Laceys Sam worked for over 10 years in several marketing agencies in London, managing client projects across different sectors, ranging from Coca Cola to the Department of Health. Having grown up in Poole herself, Sam and her family took the decision to move back to the South Coast a few years ago to bring up their young children.

Outside of work, Sam is a keen racquetball and tennis player and getting out on her bike to the Purbecks when time allows. She is also partial to a good glass of wine and dance when the opportunity arises!

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A real ‘Ad-ucation’ – don’t fall foul of advertising laws, make sure you disclose your advertisments.

5th December 2017 by Edwina Young

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“Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing but nobody else does.” Steuart Henderson Britt This may well be…

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Edwina Young

Associate — Corporate and Commercial

Direct dial: 01202 205020
Switchboard: 01202 557256

Email

  • “We have always received excellent, concise advice from Laceys which was invaluable help when starting our brand and securing our trademarks. Not only that but Edwina is a pleasure to work with and made sure everything was as simple and easy as possible for us.”

    Neil Bowler, Secretary of Astrid Andreassen Ltd

  • “The expertise, patience, professionalism and understanding provided by Edwina was exactly what we needed. The guiding hand and excellent advice helped us navigate the legal implications of a new business activity and we're extremely grateful for that.”

    Anonymous

  • “It’s a pleasure working with you – just thought I’d tell you!”

    Claire Timbrell, Managing Director, Bebop Strategic

  • “Edwina Young has provided invaluable advise and assisted in numerous areas including contract creation, trade mark registration and international company formation. All delivered in a clear and detailed way, in the time frame we needed.”

    Warren Ayrton, Mobius International UK Ltd

Edwina works within our Corporate and Commercial team and advises an entire spectrum of clients, from start up businesses through to large international corporations, on a wide range of commercial and corporate issues. Her areas of expertise include commercial contracts, intellectual property, charity law and regulatory law.

Having been described as both “knowledgeable” and “a great IP lawyer” in recent years Legal 500 results, Edwina enjoys building an ongoing relationship with her clients, understanding their business in order that she can offer practical and tailored advice.

Outside of the office Edwina’s interests include yoga, trying new fitness classes and exploring new countries (when she finds the time). She is also a Grade 8 standard pianist.

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Stamp Duty Cuts. What this means for first time buyers.

27th November 2017 by John Munro

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As of 22 November 2017, first-time buyers completing the purchase of their first home for the value of £300,000 or less will pay no Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). Where…

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John Munro

Partner — Commercial and Residential Property

Direct dial: 01202 205031
Switchboard: 01202 557256

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  • “Changing solicitors is not to be undertaken lightly. However really impressed with the way that John Munro and his associates have dealt with us over the last couple of years in a variety of complex property related transactions and on the commercial and personal front as well. We look forward to working with them going forward.”

    Malcolm Tice, Director - Tice & Son Ltd

  • “Having dealt with Laceys on many a sale and purchase I’ve always found them to be efficient, knowledgeable and attentive. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending them to family, friends and clients.”

    Stuart Cockram - Frost and Co

John joined Laceys in 2001 and is now the Head of the Commercial and Residential Property Departments. He is also the firm’s Senior Responsible Officer under the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) with overall responsibility for the management of the property team and their delivery of the excellent service that our clients have come to expect.

John acts in his own capacity for a number of commercial property owners, developers and investors, but also allocates time to ensure his team are up to speed with changing law and professional regulations and clients are provided with members of the team who possess the right skills to deal with their individual requirements, delivering projects in the most time and cost-efficient manner.

Outside of work John seems to spend a great deal of time ferrying his children around but occasionally gets to put his feet up and listen to his eclectic collection of vinyl. He is also not averse to a good cheeseboard and a glass of IPA.

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Laceys welcomes a new addition to their Corporate and Commercial team.

2nd November 2017 by Sam Burnand

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Well-respected local law firm Laceys are pleased to welcome Victoria Boynes-Butler into their Corporate and Commercial team. The addition of Victoria puts Laceys at the forefront of Dorset firms with…

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Sam Burnand

Marketing Manager

Direct dial: 07809 220959
Switchboard: 01202 557256

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“I’ve been working with Sam for a couple of years on a very wide range of marketing communications. Sam has a natural attention to detail and a refreshing attitude to the work we’ve collaborated on. The launch of the new Laceys site is now the benchmark for the brand and business offering. Sam has been at the heart this journey and has been a key driver for the consistency any strong brand should have. It’s exciting to be working with a solicitor’s firm that really understands their vast audience.”

Jamie Shanks, Green Tambourine

Sam joined Laceys back in 2015 to help look after the marketing for the firm. Her role includes managing branding, website content, events, advertising and social media for Laceys.

Before joining Laceys Sam worked for over 10 years in several marketing agencies in London, managing client projects across different sectors, ranging from Coca Cola to the Department of Health. Having grown up in Poole herself, Sam and her family took the decision to move back to the South Coast a few years ago to bring up their young children.

Outside of work, Sam is a keen racquetball and tennis player and getting out on her bike to the Purbecks when time allows. She is also partial to a good glass of wine and dance when the opportunity arises!

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