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Will Aid Month


Have you ever considered making a Will but never actually went through with it? Maybe you have considered making a Will but felt you didn’t really need one because your circumstances are straightforward.

Property transactions and the green agenda


In the last couple of weeks I have attended both the Agricultural Law Association (ALA) Autumn Conference and the NFU Tenant Farmers’ Conference. What was striking were the number of references to the environment at both events.

Making the move..


My first day at Jacksons was 1 October 2019. Before that I was an in-house solicitor for a large transport firm, working in the litigation department. Now I am in private practice in the corporate and commercial department.

Gender Pay Gap – will it ever close?


Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Tees Businesswomen Awards.

What a team


There was one brief moment yesterday when I felt like the superwoman many of us dream about being. Jacksons had won business of the year at the Tees Businesswomen awards on Thursday evening and I had made the family Christmas cake, pudding and mincemeat.

Payments in Construction Contracts – how the law is trying to create a fairer system


This week solicitor, Angie Papprill is talking about construction and the law.
The law has come on in leaps and bounds over the last decade to regularise, improve and impose a fairer payment system within the construction industry.

Meet our new HR Manager, Zoe Tweddle


We are delighted to welcome Zoe who joined the firm a couple of weeks ago.  Zoe’s HR management skills, knowledge and experience will no doubt further enhance the professional support team at Jacksons.

Introducing Kirsty Allen, Solicitor, Private Client


Last month we welcomed Kirsty Allen to Jacksons.  Here is what she has to say about her journey to becoming head of Private Client in our Newcastle office.

Commercial property transactions: When is a deposit, not a deposit?


This week’s blog has been written by Associate Solicitor Richard Flounders, who joined Jacksons in August and is based in our Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery department in our Tees Valley office.
In the purchase of property it is usual for the buyer to pay a deposit to the seller.

Welcome to our new apprentices!


After returning from my summer holiday last week, I was really looking forward to meeting the new staff who had joined Jacksons whilst I was away, in particular our apprentices.

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