Check your eligibility for LPA fee refund

A top Leamington law firm is urging people to check their eligibility for a lasting power of attorney (LPA) fee refund of up to £54.   Almost two million people were overcharged by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) between 2013 and 2017.    Law firm Blythe Liggins says people can expect to receive a refund of up to £54, […]

Cosmetic Surgery

More people than ever are undergoing cosmetic surgery procedures.  But a procedure that is designed to improve a person’s appearance or confidence, can sometimes go wrong. The standard of cosmetic surgery in England is, on the whole, very good. There are occasions, however, when the procedure is not performed to the expected standard or a […]

Grandparents’ Contact

Contact between children and their grandparents after their parents’ separation continues to be a difficult issue. The matter was discussed in Parliament this week and David Gauke, the Justice Secretary, is due to make an announcement about possible changes to the law shortly.   The intention is for there to be a change to the current legislation to enable children to maintain a relationship with […]

Leamington Law Firm commemorates one of its founders

A leading amateur real tennis player has notched up his fourth successive victory in the Owen-George Cup at Moreton Morrell Tennis Court Club.   Tom Bomford, aged 38, a rackets coach at Malvern School, beat fellow club member 19-year-old Vaughan Hamilton in an exhilarating final last week when the two traded long, fast and skilful […]

Probate fees are set to soar to a maximum of £6,000

The Ministry of Justice have confirmed  that they are proceeding with an increase in probate court fees .  The probate court fee, which allows an executor to take control of distributing a deceased assets, is currently a flat fee of £215 (or £155 if the application is made via a solicitor). From April this year […]

Leamington Law Firm Secures Vital Funds for Cancer Research

Leamington law firm Blythe Liggins Solicitors has been been recognised by Cancer Research UK after its ‘free wills’ campaigns secured more than £800,000 worth of legacies to the charity. Donna Bothamley, head of wills and probate at the Rugby Road solicitors, who was presented with a certificate of appreciation for the firm’s ongoing support, said […]

Icing On The Cake For The Myton Hospices

Staff at Leamington solicitors Blythe Liggins have put their baking skills to the test in a bake-off to raise money for The Myton Hospices’ Great Wall of China Trek. The law firm is also sponsoring their head of wills and probate, Donna Bothamley, to take part in the charity’s walk along the Great Wall next […]

Bonfires May Spark Compensation Claims, Warns Local Solicitor

With the fireworks season well underway and destined to last until the New Year, a Leamington solicitor is warning organisers of firework parties that they could face damages claims if anyone is injured. Claire Kirwan, head of the personal injury department at Leamington law firm Blythe Liggins, said there were potential legal implications of such […]

Help With Funding For Care Homes

Elderly people in south Warwickshire struggling to get financial support for their care have been thrown a lifeline by a former senior hospital manager. Suzie Bleasdale, who spent 40 years in nursing, has teamed up with Leamington solicitors Blythe Liggins to help families or friends to understand the process of applying for care home funding for […]

The Myton Hospices To Open Five More Shops

The Myton Hospices has unveiled plans to open a further five shops before the end of this year, bringing its total number of shops in Coventry and Warwickshire to 29. Head of retail & trading David Dyson, who has appointed Leamington solicitors Blythe Liggins to handle the legal work, said the shops were a vital […]