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Diversity Data

We (along with all law firms) are required by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to collect, report and publish diversity data on an annual basis. As we are a small firm, we are unable to publish the statistics without breaching the Data Protection Act and our staff’s confidentiality. We are therefore making the following statement: MacNamara […]

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Employment Tribunal fees ruled unlawful

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Government were acting unlawfully when they introduced the employment tribunal fees for those bringing claims against their employers. It is estimated that the Government will now have to repay around £32 million to Claimants who were subjected to the unconstitutional fees. Since the introduction of the fees in […]

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Electronic Wills could be the future

It is estimated that approximately 40% of UK individuals die intestate, without having made provision for their estate in a Will. The Law Commission has voiced its desire for England and Wales to be the first jurisdiction to recognise electronic Wills as valid legal documents. The proposals seek to allow documents that do not display […]

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MacMillan coffee mornings raise £100

We’re pleased that our two small offices, Balsall Common and Southam, raised a grand total of £100 for MacMillan Cancer Support during their recent coffee mornings. Thank you to the staff and clients who supported us, and bravely ate as much cake as they could!  

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MacMillan Coffee Morning

MacNamara King will be hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning at our Southam and Balsall Common offices on Friday 30th September 2016 10:30am to 12:00pm. We are hoping to raise as much money for Macmillan Cancer Support as possible through selling (and eating!) a selection of baked goods. We hope to see you there!

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Warwick Beer Festival 2016

The annual beer festival returns to Warwick Racecourse on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th July and MacNamara King has its very own barrel! There will be a wide range of beers and cider to sample along with music acts performing throughout the day. Entry to the event is only £5 each and all proceeds go […]

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BREXIT – The Legal Perspective

On 23rd June 2016, UK residents will have the power to determine whether we as a nation stay a member of the EU. The live debates between the politicians have been aired this week and we have all now received our leaflets through the door telling us why the government believe we should remain, but […]

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Inheritance Tax reform

It is often a concern for people when drafting their Will as to how much tax will be payable on their estate once their assets pass on. Currently, there is a nil-rate band up to a value of £325,000 before any tax is payable on a deceased’s estate, but this is all set to change. […]

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Where there’s a Will there’s a way!

Marriage is no longer the traditional necessity it once was. Nowadays most couples live together before they are married, and for some people marriage never crosses their mind. But if the worst were to happen and your partner was to pass away, what would you be entitled to? The harsh reality is that without a […]

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The Sun’s Out – Thinking of Pulling a Sickie?!

So after a heavy weekend with lots of socialising with friends and a couple of glasses of wine, the thought of facing 100 unread emails as you wake up on Monday morning may be a little too much; you call your boss and tell him that you couldn’t possibly come in as you’ve got this […]

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