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Jan 21
Due to COVID-19 our receptions remain closed. However, appointments can be conducted by telephone or video conferencing. Appointments may  also be available, subject to and in accordance with...
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Apr 21
We would like to wish  #SuperKent every success this season and look forward to the club being able to fulfil their plans to harness new opportunities and grow the game across the county.  It has...
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Apr 21
Girlings is delighted to announce that Gemma Purt, Louise Wilson and Paul McAleavey have accepted invitations to become Partners in the Firm.  Gemma Purt is a highly experienced Solicitor in our...
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Apr 21
Nicola Webster is a commercial dispute resolution specialist with particular experience in resolving disputes in the construction sector. In this article she identifies the key takeaways from three...
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Apr 21
When it comes to disagreements in business, you may assume that the courtroom is where everything gets settled. Dispute Resolution expert, David Mallinson looks at Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR...
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Apr 21
Senior Associate Solicitor, Amy Husk is acting for developer clients in respect of several option agreements on land in East Kent. Option agreements on land ensure that the developer has the...
Apr 21
Senior Associate Solicitor, Sophie Robins is retained to advise on all the legal aspects of the ongoing management of a 20,000+ square foot shopping centre.  Her work involves the grant of new leases...
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Apr 21
Private Client expert, Louise Wilson looks at the purpose of a mutual Will and some of the disadvantages associated with this type of Will. 
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Apr 21
Employment Solicitor Will Chrusciel looks at a recent report into the efficiency of the Employment Tribunal system and the implications more generally of the overloaded system for employers looking...
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Apr 21
Residential Property legal expert, Paul Boucher gives his 5 top tips for first-time buyers who are eager to get on the property ladder. 1. Be organised in your approach In a bid to boost the property...
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Client Stories
Apr 21
Senior Associate Solicitor, Amy Husk recently advised a client on formal leasehold agreements for a farmyard and adjoining land in East Kent. The farmyard buildings and land, occupied by several...
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News
Mar 21
Commercial Property Partner, David Redgate is one of the nominees for election to the Canterbury BID Board. Elections are now on and you have until the 1 April to vote for who you want to sit on the...
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News
Mar 21
Employers are now familiar with and prepared for the annual increase to National Minimum Wage rates which comes into effect at the start of the financial year; however you should be aware of a...
Client Stories
Mar 21
Girlings has acted for one of the largest motor groups in the South East for approximately 20 years.
Client Stories
Mar 21
Girlings is Kent County Cricket Club’s legal partner and as such has acted for the Cricket Club for many years, being directly involved in the legal aspects of the redevelopment of the ground. Jeremy...
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News
Mar 21
Corporate & Commercial Solicitor, Jon Masucci looks at the benefits of formal contracts such as Social Media Brand Ambassador/Influencer Agreements as well as at other ways to structure an ...
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Client Stories
Mar 21
Senior Associate Solicitor, Sophie Robins was recently instructed to act on a £2m restructure and refinancing of national recruitment company’s property portfolio.  This involved 7 properties, some...
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Mar 21
A message from Gemma Bath, Head of Residential Property: Chancellor Rishi Sunak's housing announcements in yesterday's Budget will be welcome news to many: A 3 month extension on Stamp Duty holiday...
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Client Stories
Feb 21
This complex transaction, led by Partner David Redgate, involved the multi million pound sale of farm land on behalf of a family trust which consisted of more than 10 titles of land. The transfer...
Events
Feb 21
With an ease on the lockdown restrictions in place, we are all looking forward to the spring and summer sunshine to enjoy with friends and loved ones. And what better way is there to celebrate the...
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Feb 21
Many of us are familiar with the language used around divorces and the process of ending a marriage. Family Law specialist, Curtis Wray explains what is involved in dissolving a civil partnership.  
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Feb 21
As Family Law expert, Gemma Purt explains a cohabitation agreement can be a good way for unmarried people living together to put some protections in place for their future and to ensure that things...
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Jan 21
A company can be made liable for debts or an offence in numerous situations - and sometimes this liability can also be passed personally onto a director as well as other senior personnel. In the...
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Jan 21
Charlotte Nock, a Legal 500 recommended specialist in Wills and Estate & IHT Planning and Amy Husk, a specialist in agricultural land and commercial property, look at why succession planning...
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Jan 21
A business partnership might come to an end for any number of reasons. There might be a disagreement about the direction the business should take, or maybe one partner would like to move on to new...
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Jan 21
Head of Family Law, Sarah Finnis explains the stages involved in filing for divorce from start to finish. Ending a marriage is a big decision, and can be an  incredibly emotional time for everybody...
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Jan 21
The Supreme Court Judgment on the FCA test case brings welcome news for many businesses seeking to claim on their Business Interruption Insurance (BI) policy. Dispute Resolution specialist, John...
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Jan 21
Commercial Property expert, Amy Husk looks at some of the less obvious points to consider to ensure your lease will provide the future flexibility your business needs. Aside from provisions such as...
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Jan 21
In this article, Employment Solicitor Will Chrusciel looks at non-compete clauses and the two approaches that the Government is currently considering in order to minimise any “unhealthy competition”...
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Jan 21
Corporate & Commercial expert, Caroline Armitage looks at one of the biggest growing sectors, the so-called ‘Knowledge Economy’.     The ‘Knowledge Economy’ The ‘Knowledge Economy’ means ideas...

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