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Mogers Drewett launches specialist surrogacy, fertility & adoption legal service

The family team at West Country law firm Mogers Drewett, has introduced a new surrogacy, fertility and adoption service in response to the growing need for specialist legal advice.   The new service will be delivered by Anne-Marie Hamer who joined the family team in February as a family lawyer and specialises in surrogacy and fertility…

Mogers Drewett becomes Team Bath Netball’s education partner

Mogers Drewett, has signed a one year agreement to become Team Bath Netball’s education partner. As its key education partner, Mogers Drewett will fund a number of school workshops where members of Team Bath Netball visit local schools to run education sessions covering healthy lifestyles, nutritional hints and tips, and to practise netball skills. The…

Will you support St. Margaret’s Hospice during Will Week?

Once again, solicitors throughout Somerset and the Sherborne area are supporting Make a Will Week for St. Margaret’s Hospice from 12-16th September. It is never too early or too late to plan for the future. A will gives you the peace of mind and confidence that those who are important to you are provided for,…

Local Lawyers win fancy dress competition!

Mogers Drewett has won the Wells Moat Race fancy dress competition which took place on Bank Holiday Monday. The race which is organised by the Wells Lions club consisted of several races throughout the day taking place at Bishops Palace in Wells. The Mogers Drewett team consisted of Amanda Inch, Cara Burr, Emma Batstone, Dan…

Copyright and Trade Marks to protect your business

Once again the music industry is at war over copyright issues. This year, lawsuits between songwriters claiming copyright infringements seem to be popping up all over the place, and with Led Zeppelin being challenged about plagiarism in a song they penned back in 1971, one thing is clear; copyright remains a serious and often expensive…

The challenge of ownership of a place by the sea

People who have property or land on or near the coast, as well as professionals, e.g. land agents who have clients who have (or desire) land by the coast, should be aware of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 and the impact it may well have on their property. The Act provides, among other…

Photography and Public Rights of Way

In March 2016 news broke that Google was expanding its Street View programme to cover England and Wales’ 15 national trails. To complete this task a small army of volunteers have been equipped with rather cumbersome 360 degree cameras and are currently walking the nation’s pathways, photographing as they go. The images will be prepared,…

Make a Will with RUH Will month 2016

Many of us put off making a Will thinking there will be time to do it later. It is estimated that only one third of the population has an up to date Will which reflects their current situation. Making a Will or updating your existing one gives you full control over your money and assets…

Win a £50 Amazon voucher – Tour of Britain bike competition

To celebrate the end of stage 5 of the Tour of Britain 2016 in Bath on Thursday 8th September, the Mogers Drewett office in 24 Queen Square are displaying an official tour ‘decorated bicycle’ in the build up to the event. From 18th August until the 8th September 2016 you can visit our offices and find…

Pentathlon GB’s Jamie Harper inspires pupils at sports day

Pupils at East Coker Community Primary School in Yeovil were treated with a visit by Pentathlon GB’s Jamie Harper who attended and supported the school’s annual sports day, which took place Friday 8th July. The visit was inspired by Bertie Hopkins aged 10 who is the son of Justin Hopkins of legal firm Mogers Drewett…