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Locally Recommended
for generations - Est. 1814

For over 200 years we have been serving the legal needs of our local community and building a solid reputation as trusted advisers. We are proud to serve successive generations of many local families, whose continued instructions and recommendations are an endorsement of our services.

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Tailored and pragmatic
legal advice

Whatever your situation, you can rest assured that we will provide legal advice which is relevant and proportionate to your needs. We will take the time to understand your position and your requirements so that we can deliver a solution which is right for you.

Our services

Unrivalled local knowledge
and heritage

Our firm's long experience of dealing with property and affairs of local people and business gives us an unrivalled depth of knowledge about the region's land and property, and unique insight into the concerns of rural and urban business owners.

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What We Do

Our Core Services

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Meet The Team

Our experienced team of lawyers, all specialists in their respective areas, will give you all the legal advice you will need, from personal affairs to business matters.

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Jo Fassnidge
Beviss and Beckingsale

Time for no fault divorce?

Posted by Jo Fassnidge on August 7th 2018 in All , FAMILY .

Divorce has recently made the headlines when the Supreme Court ruled that Mrs Owens was not entitled to divorce her husband on the basis of his unreasonable behaviour.  In England and Wales, there is only one ground for divorce, namely that the marriage has broken down irretrievably.  This is proved...

Mark Ollier
Beviss and Beckingsale

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2

Posted by Mark Ollier on August 2nd 2018 in All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY .

Having agreed that you want to take on new commercial premises, you need to think next about the length of the lease and whether or not you will be able to renew it at the end of the original term.

The point about the length of a lease is that ordinarily,...