A probate tax is coming – here’s what you need to know
The big tax news in the Budget on Wednesday was the national insurance rise for self-employed workers. While this continues to cause a storm in the headlines, another change which was confirmed by the Government this week has all but slipped by – changes to... [read more...
Five ways motorists can reduce cycling collisions
As personal injury solicitors who act for claimants in cycle injury claims, we’ve seen our fair share of road traffic collisions.... [read more...
Firm appoints two new trainees
Barcan+Kirby are pleased to announce the appointment of two new trainee solicitors from within the firm, James Woodburn and Helena Bond, following a recruitment process which saw dozens of high quality applications.... [read more...
Four things to do before you die
Smart planning for the future has never been more important. With economic uncertainty looming on the horizon, we all want to retain that feeling of control over our own lives as well as our legacies after we’re gone.... [read more...
Firm announces new Partner + Senior Associate appointments
We’re delighted to announce two internal promotions to Partner and Senior Associate status. Sasha Jacques has been promoted to the post of Partner, with effect from April 1 2016. Since qualifying in 2002, Sasha has specialised in residential conveyancing... [read more...
Protecting your interests: Lasting power of attorney
Let's be honest; none of us want to think about a time when we can't make informed decisions ourselves. This change may happen suddenly - maybe as a result of an accident. Or more slowly, due to the onset of a condition such as Alzheimer’s or the... [read more...
Firm raises £2,213 for local charity
As a firm, we're committed to supporting local charitable causes, with The Grateful Society chosen in 2014.... [read more...
Barcan+Kirby merger brings fresh proposition to Bristol legal market
Two leading Bristol solicitors firms, Barcan Woodward and Kirby Sheppard have today formally merged to become new firm Barcan+Kirby. Barcan+Kirby, which comprises 135 fee earners and support staff in eight offices across Bristol, will be led by former... [read more...
Park Rule Changes: A step into the unknown?
Most of us will have heard about the changes to park rules which are now taking place. Existing park rules may or may not survive these changes! You may live on a park where the same rules have been in place for years. From February 2015 the old rules, (and... [read more...