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Recruitment drive to expand team at Barker Gotelee

Here at Barker Gotelee Solicitors we are currently recruiting for a number of roles across all departments to expand our busy legal services team. The firm is looking to recruit: a family lawyer, an agricultural property lawyer, a commercial property lawyer, a private client lawyer and a corporate lawyer, as well as an HR manager, […]

Inheritance tax overlooked in Autumn Statement

Despite much speculation that the Autumn Statement would announce significant reforms to inheritance tax (IHT), the Chancellor of the Exchequer did not present any reforms in his presentation to parliament. In the current tax year (2023/24) no inheritance tax is due on the first £325,000 of an estate, with 40% normally charged on any amount […]

Pensions on divorce

What you should know about pensions when divorcing or dissolving a civil partnership In many cases, considering your pension situation isn’t the first thing on your mind when you’re going through a divorce or the dissolution of a civil partnership. You’ll be thinking about housing, your children and possibly, how you’ll manage as a single […]

Buying a property with a roof terrace or balcony

A home with outside space appeals to many of us, but it may be hard to find somewhere affordable with a garden and, even then, you may not want the responsibility of its upkeep. A balcony or roof terrace could give you that much coveted al fresco space without a real maintenance headache. Many developers […]

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