Liza Laws | Mayo Wynne Baxter

National Mediation Week – How might mediation work for you?

pen writes mediation on paper.

When a relationship breaks down, people often find it difficult to communicate and talk to their spouse to try and decide how best to move forward. This can include arrangements in respect of children, cohabitation and the division of matrimonial assets. Emotions are often running high and it is difficult to know how best to… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

When taking the rubbish matters…

Macmillan

Hundreds of pounds were raised by our firm, Mayo Wynne Baxter, after staff volunteered to pick up litter from Brighton and Eastbourne beaches. More than £200 was collected from the public by staff, who donned emerald green Macmillan t-shirts and spent the day picking up litter. Amusing items collected include a pair of pants and… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Going green for Macmillan

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Some of our staff will be taking to the streets of Brighton and Eastbourne on Friday (March 27) to raise money for charity by picking up litter. We give all our staff a day off every year to volunteer and the firm’s current chosen charity is Macmillan in Sussex.  Following a consultation in 2010, it… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

The Single Mum’s Survival Guide – free webinar

Single Mums survival guide

A free webinar is to take place on Wednesday, March 11th at 8pm. The webinar will cover the dos and don’ts of divorce and separation and is being hosted by Vivienne Smith, of The Single Mum’s Survival guide. It will also feature special guest, Mayo Wynne Baxter’s family solicitor and collaborative lawyer, Gemma Hope. To… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Gazundering – friend or foe?

broken deal

Many people are very aware of the term gazumping – where a seller accepts one offer and then, before contracts are exchanged, accepts a higher offer leaving the original buyer high and dry or being pushed into offering more money for the property.   But how many people know about gazundering? Gazundering is when a price… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Stamp Duty Reform – What do I need to know?

Sold Red House

Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement has brought with it a surprise reform to the way Stamp Duty Land Tax is payable – and it all changed this week. The reform means that lower fees will now be payable for the majority of buyers, taking some financial strain away from what can be an extremely expensive… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Extended opening hours

Open for Business Sign Hanging Store Window Door

At Mayo Wynne Baxter, we appreciate that it is not always possible to deal with your personal matters during conventional, office opening hours. That is why we have extended our opening times at the Brighton and Eastbourne offices. You can telephone for an appointment or alternatively, just call in. The offices will be open until… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Law Society shortlist success

Shortlisted Law Society 2014

We are delighted to announce that our firm is in the running for a highly prestigious award. We have been shortlisted for the 2014 Lexcel Award for Excellence in Practice Management by The Law Society Excellence Awards specialist judges. Having already won an award for our corporate social responsibility earlier in the year at The… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Corporate responsibility winners!

Last night (March 20) our firm scooped a prestigious trophy at The Gatwick Diamond Business Awards. The award for corporate responsibility was sponsored by environmental management consultancy ESHcon. After an in-depth award entry was submitted and the firm was selected as a finalist, Chairman, Dean Orgill, and Marketing Director, Jason Edge, faced a grilling from… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Chambers 2014 success

Congratulations to all our partners and their teams who have been specially mentioned in Chambers UK 2014. Melanie Minter, Rob Bell, Lee Hills and Simon Baillie-Hamilton have all received compliments. It was said the clinical negligence team, headed up by Melanie, was “respected for its expertise in birth and neonatal brain injury cases.” It added:… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)