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Taylor&Emmet Poll Reveals Will Reviews Overlooked

An online poll conducted by Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, has found the majority of people understand the importance of making a will, but not of keeping it updated.

The firm asked its Twitter followers how often they should update their will and 51% responded to say never, once it had been decided.

Richard Barlow, a probate expert at Taylor&Emmet, said: “We’re pleased the message about the need to make a will is getting through, but we were surprised so many people thought it didn’t need updating. There are a number of milestones in life that can affect who you wish to inherit your assets and it is important the instructions you leave reflect your current circumstances.”

New Taylor&Emmet litigator boosts business services

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is strengthening the support it offers to local companies, with the appointment of a new litigation specialist.

Solicitor, Adam Hollis, joins the firm’s business legal services team to handle a full range of commercial disputes, from critical matters to everyday cases.

Adam worked previously at Chesterfield firm, Elliot Mather, where he spent the last six years undertaking general litigation. He said: “Joining Taylor&Emmet is a great opportunity for career progression and I am looking forward to working within a specialist commercial team for a broad cross-section of clients.”

Taylor&Emmet bags chance to defend award title

The conveyancing experts at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP are one of six teams from across the county in the running for a prestigious legal accolade.

The firm has been shortlisted in the Yorkshire Legal Awards’ residential property category for a second time, after emerging victorious last year.

Taylor&Emmet will not only be defending its title, but also representing Sheffield, as it is the only finalist from the city. The winner will be decided by a panel of legal specialists and announced at a black-tie awards dinner, held at New Dock Hall in Leeds on October 12.

Taylor&Emmet welcomes Bryony to Bakewell

Taylor&Emmet LLP is expanding its commercial property team to strengthen the legal advice it provides to North Derbyshire’s rural businesses.

Bryony Shaw joins the Sheffield-based solicitors to take on a mixed workload of commercial work at the firm’s Bakewell office.

She will be assisting Taylor&Emmet’s commercial property partner in Bakewell, George Thomson, on new and existing matters for a wide range of organisations based in and around the popular market town.

Taylor&Emmet probate team welcomes expert duo

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is further expanding its extensive private client department with the addition of two specialist solicitors.

The firm has appointed Richard Barlow and John Tunnard to its probate and contentious probate teams respectively, to meet demand from clients and ambitious growth targets.

Partner, Richard Barlow, joins Taylor&Emmet from Banner Jones in Chesterfield. He handles all wills and probate matters, including tax planning and brings more than 18 years’ experience to the firm. He said: “The opportunity to work with such respected colleagues was too good to pass up and so far, it has exceeded expectations. This is the perfect place to reconnect with my Sheffield contacts and progress within a department that is developing rapidly.”

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