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Trainee Legal Cashier Recruitment Update

Thank you to all applicants for the recently advertised role of Trainee Legal Cashier. We are pleased to confirm that we have now recruited for this position.

Cathy Thomas Takes Part In Chesterfield Champions Round Table Discussion

Yesterday, BRM Director Cathy Thomas joined a panel of representatives from several local businesses to take part in a “round table” discussion at the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce in Chesterfield. …continue reading »

Mesothelioma Claim Funding To Face Government Review

Craig Croft-RaynerThe Ministry of Justice announced this week that the government will review how mesothelioma claims are funded. This follows their losing a judicial review on making mesothelioma claims subject to the provisions of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO). …continue reading »

Adrian Sheehan Featured In Derbyshire Times Chesterfield Champions Column

BRM Director and Head of Commercial Property features in this week’s edition of the Derbyshire Times as guest columnist for Chesterfield Champions.

Read all about Adrian’s views on working and living in Chesterfield on page 43 of the paper.

Career Opportunities at BRM

Job OpportunityWe are currently recruiting for three positions at BRM

  • Residential Conveyancer
  • Conveyancing Clerk/Legal Secretary
  • Trainee Legal Cashier

Full details can be found on our website careers page at the link below.

BRM Solicitors Careers

Stamp Duty Reforms Announced In Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

Stuart TaphouseSignificant reforms to stamp duty levels have been announced in today’s Autumn Statement by the Chancellor of Exchequer, George Osborne.

Stamp duty is a tax payable on any residential property purchased at a price over £125,000. …continue reading »

BRM Advises In Purchase Of Historic Nottinghamshire Building

BRM’s Commercial Property Team has advised in the purchase of Kelham Hall in Newark for an undisclosed amount, acting for the buyers Kelham Hall Limited.

The historic Gothic-Revival-style hall was built in 1863 for the Manners-Sutton family, but for the last 40 years has been used as offices by Newark and Sherwood District Council. …continue reading »

New ‘Right To Rent’ Legislation Introduced Today

Cathy Thomas, BRM SolicitorsFrom today (1st December 2014), new legislation has been introduced as part of the Immigration Act 2014 which requires landlords to carry out “right to rent checks” for all new tenants. This is to determine whether their tenants have a legal right to live in the UK. …continue reading »

Shared Parental Leave Legislation Changes

Amy Hallam - Employment Specialist at BRM SolicitorsNew legislation will come into force on 01 December 2014 and will apply to parents (who meet the relevant criteria) where their baby is born or where a child is placed with them for adoption after 05 April 2015.

The legislation will allow parents to share statutory maternity leave and pay (that is currently only available to mothers) after their child is born or placed. …continue reading »

ACAS Publishes Early Conciliation Statistics

Amy Hallam - Employment Specialist at BRM SolicitorsAs reported back in my Employment Law Reform Timetable in early 2013, in May of this year new rules relating to Early Conciliation in Employment Tribunals were introduced.

The new rules mean that anyone making Employment Tribunal claims from 6th May 2014 had to first notify ACAS. …continue reading »