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F Barnes attend Gidea Park Bowling Club Open Day

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Liam Gough and Tina Marwa attend Gidea Park Bowling Club Open Day In April we were delighted to sponsor the club and set about helping the committee look for new members. The club have held two open days in May giving people...

4 Years PQE Family Solicitor Vacancy at F Barnes Solicitors

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A new opportunity is open for someone 4 years PQE in Family Law to join our MD & Head of Family, Tiina Juhanson Do you want to benefit from an individual ‘Profit Related Pay Bonus Scheme? Are you looking...

NQ Family Solicitor Vacancy at F Barnes Solicitors

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We have a new opportunity for a newly qualified solicitor in Family Law to join our MD & Head of Family, Tiina Juhanson Do you want to benefit from an individual ‘Profit Related Pay Bonus Scheme?...

F Barnes Celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

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Congratulations to our Queen Elizabeth on your Platinum Jubilee It is something we are sure we will never see again. Queen Elizabeth II celebrating her 70 years as our longest ever serving Monarch. Many...

Vacancy - Property Assistant Required At F Barnes Solicitors

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We are looking for an experienced property assistant to join our friendly team A multi office High Street, Lexcel accredited practice seeks...

Chitra Jeebodhun - Property Solicitor with 5 Star Google Reviews

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We are delighted with the excellent client feedback for Chitra. Here are just some of the lovely reviews received. If you want a pro-active, caring Property Solicitor please get in touch with Chitra Jeebodhun ...

F Barnes Solicitors raise £28,000 for Saint Francis Hospice

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£28,000 raised so far by F Barnes Solicitors At F Barnes we are committed to helping to raise funds for Saint Francis Hospice. This charity helps so many people in our community in a variety of ways that in...

F Barnes Solicitors Sponsor Gidea Park Bowling Club

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Good Luck to Gidea Park Bowling Club in the 2022 Season We are delighted to be sponsoring Gidea Park Bowling Club this year. Having met some of the members we can see what a fantastic little club this is. The clubhouse has a fully licensed...

Vacancy - Family Solicitor needed to join F Barnes

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A new opportunity is open for someone 4 years PQE in Family Law to join our MD & Head of Family, Tiina Juhanson Do you want to benefit from an individual ​‘Profit Related...

Property Paralegal Vacancy - F Barnes Solicitors

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​ Paralegal Required to Join Progressive and Friendly Team Worried about the future at your current firm? Are you fed up trying to reach 'Impossible Daily Targets? ...

Vacancy - Residential Property Solicitor Romford

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Worried about the future at your current firm? Are you fed up trying to reach 'Impossible Daily Targets? Want to benefit from an individual 'Profit Related Pay Bonus...

Free Divorce Advice Near Me - F Barnes Solicitors

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F Barnes Solicitors offer a FREE 30 minute consultation for all Family matters We know that since Covid 19 appeared there has been an even bigger strain on relationships in the home. Families are spending a considerable...

Vacancy - Commercial and Residential Solicitor F Barnes Solicitors

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Excellent Property Solicitor Vacancy Want to benefit from an individual 'Profit Related Pay Bonus Scheme' Are you fed up trying to reach 'Impossible Daily Targets? ...

F Barnes Christmas Meal Celebrating 2021

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It is once again a very strange Christmas with all the difficulties with mixing. We would like to share a little video of just some of the F Barnes team celebrating another fabulous year. We hope you all stay safe and healthy and wish you all the...

F Barnes Christmas Jumper Day 2021

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We just love Christmas at F Barnes Just a few pictures of staff joining in the Christmas Jumper Day 2021. Are you joining in? Please share your pictures with us on our Facebook page. #christmasjumperday2021...

Romford Christmas Safari Trail

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F Barnes take part in the free family fun this Christmas This is great for young families, all you need to do is log onto the High Street Safari website and scan the 10 barcodes displayed at businesses in Romford. You get...

Remembrance Day 2021 at F Barnes Solicitors

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We will be honouring the two minute silence today in honour of our fallen heroes....

Vacancy - Legal Accounts Assistant

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Assistant Part Time Legal Cashier Required About Us Due to continued growth, we are looking to recruit an experienced legal cashier to assist in accounts and with our administration. The candidate...

F Barnes Solicitors welcome Chitra Jeebodhun to their team

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Chitra Jeebodhun - Property Solicitor at F Barnes It has been a long wait for us to have Chitra join our team. Covid and Stamp Duty Holiday pressures has meant that there have been delays in getting her over to our F...

Free Legal Talks Return for F Barnes Solicitors

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F Barnes Solicitors announce the return of Saturday morning legal surgeries ...

F Barnes meet Jeff Brazier at Havering Half Marathon in aid of Havering Mind

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F Barnes sponsored Havering Half Marathon Team F Barnes were out in the community again at the Havering Half Marathon on Sunday 12th September 2021. There were nearly 1000 participants who were running either the half...

Romford Golf Club Junior Open

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We were delighted to sponsor the 2021 Boys & Girls Junior Open at Romford Golf Club on Tuesday. The weather was glorious after a rather wet and windy weekend and all that took part did extremely well. Fifty one players from around the County attended...

Property Solicitors Romford - Reviews

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Another fabulous start to the month with these glowing reviews....

SDLT Holiday Comes to and End - Will it be extended?

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It certainly has been a crazy 6 months if you have been involved in trying to move home. With the SDLT holiday being announced last year we saw an increased demand in people wishing to move home. Our property department has been stretched to it's very...

What are the new Divorce laws in UK?

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Priti Mayor explains what a Divorce may look like in 2021 As we entered 2021 still in the grips of the pandemic it was true to say that no one in 2020 had escaped the impact it had on one’s daily life. It affected...

Receptionist Vacancy at F Barnes Solicitors

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Full Time Receptionist Required: F Barnes Solicitors require a full time receptionist to join our busy and ever growing practice based in Romford, Gidea Park and Collier Row. Experience within the legal...

F Barnes wins Romford Golf Club Quiz

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Well Done Team F B It was so nice to be back at Romford Golf Club after so many months of absence. We were delighted to enter a team in the Bank Holiday Quiz on Friday. After a few tense rounds of quizzing and debating we...

Make A Will Campaign is supported by F Barnes Solicitors

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F Barnes are delighted to be working in partnership with St Francis Hospice in conjunction with their 'Make a Will' scheme. St Francis Hospice is a wonderful charity close to our hearts and we are ever grateful for the...

Does Kate Garraway have a Lasting Power of Attorney?

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You can make an appointment or to find out more click on the email links below: Liam Gough Catherine Page Or call 01708 745183. ...

Budget 2021 - When does the Stamp Duty Holiday End?

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What is the new Stamp Duty Holiday? Last summer, the government temporarily increased the amount at which stamp duty is paid to £500,000, for property sales in England and Northern Ireland. The tax...

Can I make my Will during Lockdown?

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Since the outbreak of Covid 19 many of us have turned our attention to ‘getting our affairs in order’.  Historically making a Will is something that many leave until it is too late because it is something we do not like...

Can the signing of a Will be witnessed virtually?

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How has recent legislation adapted to cope with the onset of Corona Virus? There has been a significant rise in the number of people wanting to organise their financial affairs by preparing their Lasting Will and...

F Barnes welcome Liam Gough - Solicitor in Wills and Probate

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Liam Gough - Associate Solicitor joins our Wills and Probate Team We are thrilled to welcome Liam into the F Barnes family, who has certainly settled in well having already seen many clients, old and new, at our Gidea Park...

Vacancy - Litigation/Family Solicitor 1 - 3 years PQE

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Want to benefit from an individual ‘Profit Related Pay Bonus Scheme’? Are you looking to develop your career path and business development? Want to be part of a fully supportive friendly...

Our Katie Walker Turns 40!

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F Barnes family wish our Katie Walker a Happy 40th Birthday Katie is F Barnes first point of contact with their clients, she is our receptionist at both Collier Row and Romford branches. Katie has such a...

Settlement Agreements - What do Employees Need to Know?

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What is a settlement agreement? Formerly known as a compromise agreement, a settlement agreement is a legally binding contract made between employer and employee. A settlement agreement is usually used in...

Moving Home? First Time Buyer? F Barnes Solicitors have 5 Star Client Reviews

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Katrina Lewis and team offer that 'Personal Touch' when it comes to Moving Home What makes our job worthwhile is to hear from happy clients. Our company ethos has always been that the 'Clients Come First'....

Private Client Solicitor Vacancy

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Are you a Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive with 5 years PQE in Wills &Probate? Want to join a friendly team with great opportunities to progress? Due to our success we have...

The Land Registry now accepts Electronic Signatures

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HM Land Registry Reveals Changes to Signature Requirements HM Land Registry has recently confirmed that it will now start accepting electronic signatures – paving the way for the entire conveyancing process to be...

Divorce During Lockdown - F Barnes Solicitors can help

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Divorce and COVID-19- We are here to Help The Covid 19 pandemic has proved a tipping point for many relationships, cracks have become chasms as couples have been forced to stay together 24/7. The pandemic has brought many...

Legal Advice Available During Covid 19

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F Barnes Solicitors are 'Open for Business' Coronavirus - Let's Look After Our Families As we navigate through this unchartered territory we wanted to bring a positive...

I am the Victim of Domestic Abuse - What can I do?

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Stuck in an abusive relationship during lockdown? You are not alone. Although it may feel that now you are trapped more than ever, the options available to you are still the same despite coronavirus, and there are many...

Covid-19 - Update to our Legal Services

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Covid 19 - No Disruption To Our Service Please note that whilst our offices are closed to clients in accordance with government guidelines we can still assist you with all your legal services from the comfort of your own...

Tracey Levins - Fun Facts about Working from Home

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A day in the life of Tracey Levins of #TeamFBarnes Day 4 On day 4 of our meet the team working from home we take a visit to Tracey Levins who is your highly experienced 'always in demand'...

Sangeet Tatem - Covid 19 - In the words of Queen - Don't Stop Me Now!

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A day in the life of Sangeet Tatem of #TeamFBarnes Sangeet Tatem working hard at Collier Row Day 3: As most of us start to get used to working from home...

Can I see my children during the Coronavirus Lockdown?

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What are the 'Stay at Home Rules' for Separated Families? We have had lots of enquires from worried parents who are separated, about how to manage contact between both parents during this unprecedented time. Some...

F Barnes Solicitors are still 'Open for Business'

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Coronavirus - Let's Look After Our Families We are heading towards unchartered territory in the coming weeks and are all aware of the impact this may have on our lives. Whilst we are surrounded by the doom and...

Private Client Wills & Probate Paralegal / PA Vacancy

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Are you an experienced PA/ Legal Assistant in Wills & Probate? Want to be part of a friendly caring team? We Need YOU! The successful candidate must be...

F Barnes Quiz Team attends Queens Theatre Big Quiz

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Queens Theatre Quiz a huge Success Well done to Tom Lowe for organising such a great night last Thursday at the Queens Theatre. Local businesses turned out in support to raise money for the theatre which is a...

We welcome Reema Battu to F Barnes

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Announcing our latest team member - Reema Battu We were delighted when Reema agreed to join us in January this year as she is an absolute breath of fresh air! Reema joins the ever busy property department having over 5...

Vacancy - Private Client Paralegal / Assistant

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Would you like a new career in the New Year? Want to be a valued member of a friendly team? We are seeking an experienced Paralegal assistant with private client experience in the Wills...

Vacancy - Litigation Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor

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​ Want to have a new challenge in 2020? Are you looking to develop your career path and business development? Want to be part of a fully supportive friendly practice? We are...

Vacancy - Float Private Client & Property Legal Secretary

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Experienced Private Client & Conveyancing Float Legal Secretary Required We require an experienced secretary to join us as a float assisting legal advisors predominately in the private client and property departments...

What is Divorce Day?

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Financial pressures and family tensions over the Christmas period are blamed for the surge in divorce enquiries. When is Divorce Day? Divorce day is the first working Monday in January, this...

Christmas Jumper Day in aid of St Francis Hospice

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Christmas Jumper Day 2019 at Team F Barnes On Friday 13th December we supported St Francis Hospice with their Christmas Jumper Day at work. We are a little light on staff members on a Friday...

Vacancy - Property Assistant or Paralegal Required

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Full Time Property Legal Assistant / Paralegal Required A multi office High Street, Lexcel accredited practice seeks an experienced residential property legal assistant/paralegal. We seek someone who is...

Christmas Celebrations at Havering Indoor Bowls Club

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F Barnes wish all the members and their families of 'Havering Indoor Bowls Club' a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2020! Thank you to everyone at the H.I.B.C in Hornchurch for inviting us along to your...

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Havering Indoor Bowls Club

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F Barnes attend Havering Indoor Bowls Club Team F Barnes were delighted to go along to the Havering Indoor Bowls Club on 21st November to support the Macmillan coffee morning. As proud sponsors it is always lovely to see old members and meet new...

F Barnes complete 'Dementia Awareness' training

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F Barnes welcomed Sue Anderson of Havering Dementia Action Alliance to their Gidea Park office We were delighted to be given the chance to receive in-house Dementia training so we could better understand what...

St Francis Hospice fundraiser was a great success

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Some of the F Barnes team at St Francis Hospice 007 Ball at Hylands House We were delighted to attend the St Francis annual black tie ball on Saturday. This year it was a 007 themed evening held at Hylands House which...

Romford Bowls Club Race Night 2019

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Thank you Romford Bowls Club for such a fantastic night on Friday at the Race Night. Team F Barnes had a great time, so nice to see so many familiar faces. Congratulations to Sarah who won our free Will on the night. The night raised even more money for...

Rememberance Day 2019 - Lest We Forget

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Today at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month we pay respects to the brave men and women of the armed forces who gave their lives in the line of duty. F Barnes join the world in remembering those who...

Romford Bowls Club Awards Presentation 2019

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What an afternoon celebrating with Romford Bowls Club Members - Thankyou! F Barnes were thrilled to attend the Romford Bowls Club presentation awards for the fourth year running at the weekend. Katrina and Joanne was ...

Disputing a Will - Does this affect your mental health?

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Co-habiting couples - the need to challenge a Will When someone decides to enter into a personal litigation such as disputing a will it can have a dramatic affect on their mental health. ...

Havering Business Showcase - Team FB

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F Barnes at the Havering Business Showcase 2019 Once again we were delighted to attend the Queens theatre on Monday evening for the 2019 Havering Business Showcase organised by Havering Chamber of...

Can I appoint someone to manage my affairs?

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Sangeet Tatem explains how you can appoint someone you trust to manage your affairs when you are unable to deal with this on your own Sangeet and team attended St Francis Hospice last week to explain to staff and...

Queens speech reintroduces the 'no-fault' Divorce Bill

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On the 14th October the Parliamentary Bill introducing the proposed 'no-fault' Divorce was re-introduced in the Queens speech The Queen’s speech, which outlines the plans for the parliamentary year, has brought ‘no...

Residential & Commercial Property Solicitor Vacancy

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Are you fed up trying to reach 'Impossible Daily Billing Targets? Want to benefit from a Flexi-Time Contract with Individual Profit Related Pay Bonus Schemes? Are you...

Winner of the Gidea Park & Romford Free Will

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Our Latest Winner of the F Barnes Free Will Raffle Prize was from Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Congratulations to Ashley who won the raffle prize during the Family Fun Day at Gidea Park & Romford...

Havering Indoor Bowls Club - Awards Evening

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Sangeet Tatem attends Awards Evening at Havering Indoor Bowls Club It was so lovely to be invited to attend the Havering Indoor Bowls Club for the second year running. We were delighted to...

The Coopers' Company & Cobourn School Fireworks Evening

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As supporters of The Coopers' Company & Coborn School we are delighted to announce the details of this years 'Fireworks Display'. It is even bigger and better than last year! Tickets can be purchased by calling 01708 250500 ...

Havering Half Marathon - A Great Success!

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Team F Barnes & Company From left to right, Stephanie Davison, Joanne Druce, Councillor Dilip Patel, Andrew Rosindell MP, Sangeet Tatem, Emma Chinnery, Councillor Nisha Patel We couldn't be happier when we...

Havering Half Marathon - Here We Come!

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Good Luck to all the Participants in the Havering Half Marathon We are proud to be sponsoring the Havering Half Marathon in aid of Havering Mind this Sunday. We are keeping all our fingers crossed for the weather to be...

Team F Barnes Winners of Local Quiz in Aid of Tapestry

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Team F Barnes from left to right, Tiina, Kaylee, Ingrid, Sebastian, Martin & Laura Hanford (absent from picture) We were delighted to enter a local quiz organised by our business partner and friend ...

Need a Polish speaking Legal Advisor?

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Our Polish legal advisor 'Sebastian Jakubowski' provides legal advice and representation to the Polish community. Having been raised locally Sebastian and his family have always been active members in the Polish community and...

Do I need to make a new Will if I divorce or remarry?

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Sangeet, Paul and Joanne visit Romford Bowls Club to explain the complex rules on Inheritance Tax with Top Tips for Tax Planning The team were out in the community once again delivering a free seminar on estate planning...

How easy is it to sell a property at Auction

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Interested in the benefit of selling or buying a property at Auction? Martin Lawrence is at Harman Healy Auction on Thursday 26th September. Martin Lawrence of F Barnes will be at the Harman Healy Auction on Thursday 26th September at...

F Barnes makes the Romford Recorder

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We were delighted to sponsor the Romford Junior Open Recently Congratulations to all the winners! ...

Welcome to our latest team member - Harriet Whiteside

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Harriet joins the Family Department at F Barnes Harriet Whiteside​ We would officially like to welcome Harriet into the 'F Barnes Family'. Harriet is a Legal Executive and has recently joined us...

How much does it cost to extend my Lease?

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F Barnes Solicitors 'Where Clients Come First' Aman Panwar can give you a free quotation and time estimate if you are looking to extend your Lease. These can be more complex and costly than you think, your...

Vacancy - Private Client Legal Secretary

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Experienced Legal Assistant / PA in Private Client & Property Wanted A multi office High Street, Lexcel accredited practice seeks an experienced Legal Assistant /Secretary with private client experience in the Wills...

Welcome Back to Kaylee Justham

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F Barnes would like to give a 'Warm Welcome Back' to our Kaylee Justham Kaylee has just returned to F Barnes after maternity leave. Kaylee now has her hands full with two young children having had her youngest...

Congratulations to the Winners of the 125 Years Junior Golf Open

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Romford Golf Club 125 Years Essex Junior Open 2019 We were thrilled to be sponsoring this event which took place at Romford Golf Club on Thursday 1st August. A warm congratulations to not only the winners but all those that...

Can England Win the Ashes?

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The Ashes 2019 The Ashes starts at 11 am today at Edgbaston. Australia are the current holders but we hope that the England captain, Joe Root will lead our side to victory. England have not lost a home Ashes...

Proud Sponsors of Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club

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F Barnes are delighted to announce the latest sponsorship of Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club The cricket club are members of the Shepherd Neame Essex League and are based at Gidea Park Sports Ground near...

How much does it cost to buy a property at Auction

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Interested in the benefit of selling or buying a property at Auction? Martin Lawrence is our Auction property expert. Martin Lawrence of F Barnes advises clients on all types of auction propert sales and purchases. The next auction is held by Clive...

Raising money for The London Fire Brigade appeal

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We would like to congratulate Kevin Rawlings, Partner at Steps Estate Agents for completing a charity Abseil on Saturday 29 th June 2019, in aid of the “LONDON FIRE BRIGADE APPEAL”. Kevin along with four others completed the...

How do I obtain a Cohabitation Agreement?

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Change may be on the way..... There are more than 3 million cohabiting families in the UK. Why do you need a cohabitation agreement? Unfortunately, unlike married couples, cohabiting couples do not have...

We welcome our latest team member 'Sebastian Jakubowski'

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Announcing Our Latest Member of The Team The F Barnes family extends a warm welcome to Sebastian Jakubowski who joined us this week. Sebastian has joined us as a Trainee Solicitor having previously worked for...

F Barnes welcomes 'Baby Angela Olubiyi' into the world!

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Congratulations to our Paul Olubiyi We are delighted to announce the arrival of little baby Angela Olubiyi. Angela was born on Friday 21st June and was welcomed into the world by her older brother, Victor who was...

Inheritance Tax - We explain what you will be expected to pay

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Our probate team are always out in the community. We had the pleasure of presenting a talk on all aspects relating to Inheritance and Capital Gains Tax at Romford Golf Club yesterday. As part of our talk we cover the importance of planning for the future in...

How do I sell my property at Auction?

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Martin Lawrence has over 30 years experience in selling and buying properties at Auction Interested in the benefit of selling or buying a property at Auction? We are auction specialists and can help anyone in...

How Much Inheritance Tax or Capital Gains Tax Will I Pay?

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We would like to invite you to our next FREE event which is an informative talk on Wills & Other Related Topics on Monday 24 th June 5.30-7.30pm Our probate team are always out in the community and are delighted...

Langtons Summer Concert was Glorious This Weekend

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Thank you to 'Jeremy West' of 'West & Coe Funerals' For Your Hospitality The Langtons Summer Concert was held on Sunday 2nd June. This is always a well attended event with the Westminster Philarmonic...

What are the common pitfalls when moving home?

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Why is Moving Home so Stressful? Everybody talks about the stresses and heartache that they go through when moving house. Moving home is deemed as one of the most stressful times in your life so how can you try to mitigate this...