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2nd November 2018

Debt Recovery

If you are having difficulties with customers not paying their invoices and need assistance with debt collection then please contact Sarah Spence Associate Solicitor at Dodds Solicitors. Sarah can advise you regarding the steps involved in issuing court proceedings and recovering monies. It may be possible to instruct us on a fixed fee basis depending continue reading…

20th September 2018

Options for those in Islamic Marriages not recognised by UK law

Following on from Jennifer McNeil’s blog of the 13th August 2018 regarding whether an Islamic marriage and or divorce can be recognised in an English court. If having taken advice it becomes apparent that your Islamic marriage is not recognised in England then in the event of a separation you may still depending upon your continue reading…

18th September 2018

The Queen of Soul

As many of you will be aware the legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passed away recently. You may be surprised to learn that although she was very wealthy (some reports say her wealth amounted to more than 80 million dollars) she had not in fact made a Will even though she had been battling continue reading…

14th August 2018

Do I need to obtain Probate?

This is a question we get asked a lot. But before I answer this question, you need to know what Probate is. So, what is Probate? Probate is the legal word for describing the legal steps that have to be taken following someone dying. Broadly, this means collecting in the deceased person’s assets, paying their continue reading…

13th August 2018

Is my Nikah valid in the UK?

The recent case of Akhter v Khan [2018] EWFC 54 has caused widespread confusion on the question of whether an Islamic marriage not followed by a civil ceremony, is recognised as a legal marriage in the UK. Despite the reports from a number of media sources, interested groups and misinformed family lawyers suggesting that such continue reading…

10th August 2018

Commercial Property Solicitor

Dodds Solicitors LLP is looking to recruit a suitable candidate to develop a commercial property portfolio and oversee the continued development of our residential conveyancing department. The candidate must be driven, forward thinking, and have a strong background in conveyancing and leadership. No agencies please.  

6th August 2018

NEW Supreme Court Ruling – Divorce Owens-Owens

In a Judgement delivered on the 25th July 2018, the Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of a wife, Mrs Owens, seeking to divorce her husband of 39 years, Mr Owens for his unreasonable behaviour. Mrs Owens will now need to wait until 2020, at which point the parties will have been separated for 5 continue reading…

1st June 2018

Paralegal Vacancy 2018 Immediate Start October 2018

We currently have a vacancy for a 12 month fixed term contract for a Paralegal.   The purpose is to enable Law Graduates to obtain some experience of work and also to provide assistance to the solicitors who work at the practice. The successful candidate will have a Law Degree and ideally have work experience within continue reading…

21st May 2018

Narborough Foxes U12s award night

  Jennifer McNeil a Partner at Dodds Solicitors LLP had a fantastic time at the end of season presentation for the Narborough Foxes! What a privilege to present the awards to the U12s team who have had a marvellous season having worked so hard. Well done to all the teams! Here is a snap of us continue reading…

10th May 2018

Grant of Probate, To Be or Not to Be?

That is the question you may have if a relative has passed away recently and left a Will. One of the trends of modern society is that generally we are all living for longer. The National Office for Statistics recently announced that average life expectancy for new born males is 79.2 and for females it continue reading…