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Resolving contact disputes

It is perhaps one of the most upsetting issues to tackle when couples split, however, changes to the law have made it easier, as Anne-Marie Hamer of Mogers Drewett explains. Disputes over contact with children are best resolved by applying the principles set out in the Children Act 1989, which was brought in to help…

New development on land

New housing and commercial developments are increasingly encroaching on rural land as our villages and towns expand. However, they are also eating up green spaces within villages and towns. Public rights of access to land can have a bearing both for local communities looking to protect their green spaces and countryside, as well as for…

Mogers Drewett Partner promotion a career pinnacle for Alison Treble

Mogers Drewett has promoted Alison Treble to Partner at the South West based law firm in a move which the residential property expert describes as ‘a career pinnacle’. The promotion has been facilitated through the Mogers Drewett Partnership Programme – a structured career enhancement path which gives talent and dedication a chance to shine. “I…

South West Business Insider Magazine

The April 2016 Edition of South West Business Insider magazine is now available to view and download, featuring a double page spread about our Commercial Team. To view our page click here – Introducing the MD Commercial Team Click here to read or download the edition    

Mogers Drewett appoints new Partner to Dispute Team

Mogers Drewett, the South West based law firm with offices in Bath, Sherborne, Wells and Frome, will strengthen its Dispute Team with the appointment of new Partner Luke Watson this April. Luke Watson specialises in property and commercial litigation and has developed a niche practice in disputed wills, trusts and estates. Talking about the new…

Spring/Summer Magazine 2016

Our Mogers Drewett Magazine Spring/Summer 2016 is now available to view and download. Click here to read or download

Balancing trespass and rights of way

The issues of trespass and public rights of way have always sat uncomfortably beside each other. For landowners lucky enough not to have rights of way across their land (these are far and few between), the issue is simply one of how to deal with trespass if and when it occurs. However, for landowners where…

The Generation Game

The changes to Inheritance Tax (IHT) announced by the Chancellor earlier this year should make it easier for individuals to leave their property to their families free of IHT, but how will the new rules work in practise? In effect, the changes introduce an additional nil-rate band where a person leaves residential property to direct…

Mogers Drewett appoints new solicitor to Family Team

Mogers Drewett, the South West based law firm with offices in Bath, Sherborne, Wells and Frome, has strengthened its Family Team with the appointment of solicitor Anne-Marie Hamer to the Sherborne office. Anne-Marie Hamer will be specialising in financial resolution for divorcing couples and complex cohabitation disputes, and has a particular interest in Surrogacy and…

Local solicitors raise £25k for RUH Cancer Centre

Mogers Drewett Solicitors has become a Senior Corporate Partner of The Forever Friends Appeal Cancer Care Campaign having raised an incredible £25k. Mogers Drewett joins an exclusive group as the second Senior Corporate Partner in support of the new Cancer Centre at the Royal United Hospital. To celebrate its achievement Mogers Drewett will receive a…