Updates and Legal News

PRESS RELEASE

Clarkes Solicitors are pleased to announce the appointment of new Associates to the firm. Luke Townsend (Conveyancing Solicitor), Sarah Sharpe (Wills and Probate Solicitor) and Luke Taylor (Litigation Solicitor), are the latest to be promoted to Associate level within...
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To follow or not to follow?

So what am I talking about? To follow what? I am talking about the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines which can be found here:- https://www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk/offences/magistrates-court/item/speeding-revised-2017/ These guidelines specifically refer...
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Changes to Multiple Occupation House (HMO) Rules

Are you a landlord who lets out rooms to individuals or groups forming two or more separate households?  If so, make sure you are up to date on the latest housing rental rules.  Emma Evans of Clarkes Solicitors explains.   The Ministry of Housing has recently put into...
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When is a Divorce Not a Divorce?

I was watching the recent ITV drama ‘Girlfriends’ when something struck a chord with me. We saw unhappy Gail receive her Decree Nisi from the court and rather tearfully exclaim ‘well, that’s it then’. Later, Gail’s friend Sue pointed out that she wasn’t actually...
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End of an Era for Clarkes Oakengates

Times move on and Clarkes Solicitors announced the closure of its Oakengates office on 16 March 2018 after some 45 years of trading in the town. For the better servicing of client affairs, the business of the Oakengates office and all the staff have transferred to...
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Merry Christmas Jumper Day! www.christmasjumperday.org

Staff at Clarkes fully embraced national Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children this year by attending on 16th December in a variety of festive knits. A wide array of winter woollies were on show and even a tinselly tie or two. This was an impressive display...

Lawyers Entering the Art World!

Following the recent refurbishment of Clarkes Shrewsbury offices, the lawyers in situ decided the walls looks rather bare. Rather than your average A4 pictures in snap frames, they decided to go one better and approached the Bear Steps gallery to see if any local...

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