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Norrie Waite & Slater Solicitors Articles

July 2017
Solicitors Dax Keeling and Annette Thomas attend Sheffield's annual "Meet the experts" event.
July 2017
Geoffrey Flemming talks about the law relating to acid attacks in reponse to a recent spate of such attacks in England; and he examines whether changes to the law are required.
June 2017
Dax Keeling explains who pays the legal fees for civil litigation cases both in and out of the Small Claims Court.
May 2017
Information about the firm joining this organisation which supports UK charities.
May 2017
Richard Memmott outlines the services available at Norrie Waite & Slater's Rotherham office.
March 2017
Karen Moxon-Smith gives an update on changes to motoring offences penalties.
March 2017
Information about the Government's planned increases in Probate fees.
March 2017
Information about the new increased penalties aimed at deterring people from using their phones whilst driving.
September 2016
Information about a case of Police misconduct where Norrie Waite & Slaters Odette Tovey represents a participant.
September 2016
Details of the results of our 2016 wills month.
September 2016
Norrie Waite & Slater support the first Sheffield Friendship Lunch.
July 2016
Details about the a recent Court ruling and what it means for this type of offence.
May 2016
Details about the new blanket ban on so called 'legal highs'.
March 2016
Employment Lawyer Diarmuid Deeney talks about an interesting judgement made by the Supreme Court relating to Vicarious Liability.
March 2016
Odette Tovey explains why it is in your interests to appoint your own firm of solicitors when trying to maximise your personal injury compensation claim.
February 2016
Information about the upcoming charity drive for St Luke's Hospice by staff members from Norrie Waite & Slater.
February 2016
Information on the departure of long standing and valued conveyancing team member, Brett Bagshaw.
January 2016
Employment lawyer Diarmuid Deeney talks about recent changes in the law on Zero Hours Contracts in relation to employer exclusivity clauses.
December 2015
Employment lawyer Diarmuid Deeney talks about how firms can try to ensure that office Christmas parties can run smoothly.
November 2015
Details of the fundraising efforts of staff at Norrie Waite & Slater for Children in Need 2015.
October 2015
Employment lawyer Diarmuid Deeney introduces recent guidance on Zero Hours Contracts and their use as outlined by the Government.
October 2015
Employment lawyer Diarmuid Deeney comments on new laws relating to Smoking in Cars with Children, Sikhs and Safety Helmets and changes to the National Minimum Wage.
September 2015
Employment lawyer Diarmuid Deeney comments on a European Court ruling that travelling to you 'first job of the day' is working time.
September 2015
Employment Lawyer Diarmuid Deeney talks about the potential pitfalls of using social media professionally.
August 2015
Employment Lawyer Diarmuid Deeney talks about a recent ruling on Gross Misconduct dismissals.
August 2015
Odette Tovery leads a high profile campaign to gain fair compensation to vistims of child abuse.
July 2015
A landmark ruling by the Courts opens up the possibility of more challenges to Wills.
July 2015
Diarmuid Deeney discusses the idea of Associative Discrimination and what a new European Court ruling means.
July 2015
Diarmuid Deeney outlines the changes proposed by the Government.
July 2015
Details of the results of our wills month.
July 2015
Details of the Chancellors 2015 budget changes.
July 2015
Advice on how to avoid potential financial scams targeting the elderly.
June 2015
Staff from Norrie Waite & Slater join this free event in Sheffield in July.
May 2015
Employment Law specialist Diarmuid Deeney speaks to NAFD Conference on Restrictive Covenants and Garden Leave
March 2015
More information about the Help to Buy ISA announced by the Chancellor in the 2015 budget
March 2015
Information about the new crime of 'Revenge Porn', and what can be done by victims seeking justice.
January 2015
Details on upcoming changes to the arrangements for paying for residential care in the UK.
January 2015
Solicitors from Norrie Waite & Slater will once again help raise money for the St Lukes Hospice charity.
December 2014
Spouses and Civil Partners can now receive the full tax benefits of their late spouses’ or civil partner’s ISA on death.
December 2014
George Osborne announced changed to Stamp Duty Land Tax in his 2014 Autumn statement.
November 2014
Norrie Waite & Slater hire new Civil Litigation Specialist Solicitor, Peter Kidd.
November 2014
Sheffield University Law Fair 2014 to be attended by Solicitors from Norrie Waite & Slater.
November 2014
Details of the upcoming Weston Park Cancer Charity Christmas Concert.
November 2014
Katy Burgin explains more about the Remember a charity in your Will campaign.
October 2014
Details of a recent Law Society study on the number of people who have made Wills.
October 2014
Katy Burgin talks about recent news that Doctors will be incentivised to diagnose Demtentia and Alzheimer's
October 2014
Katy Burgin talks about the danger of using an unregulated will writer and the benefits of using a solicitor to prepare your will.
October 2014
Maintains Norrie Waite and Slater as one of Sheffield's leading Criminal Law and Family Law practices.
September 2014
Katy Burgin comments on the results of the St Luke's will month 2014.
September 2014
Prestigious development to provide student accomodation, office space and retail and bolster links with China.
September 2014
Highly experienced employment lawyer Diarmuid Deeney joins Norrie Waite & Slater.
August 2014
Specialist personal injury lawyer Odette Tovey talks about the latest child abuse revelations in Rotherham.
July 2014
Katy Burgin explains why going for the perceived cheaper option may not be cost effective in the long run.
July 2014
Details of Norrie Waite & Slater's plans to offer legal services in Sheffield on Saturdays.
June 2014
Information about the planned re-classification of the herbal stimulant Khat as a C-class drug
May 2014
Details of our upcoming free advice session.
April 2014
Odette Tovey joins Norrie Waite & Slaters personal injury department.
January 2014
Katy Burgin explains the St Luke's Will month and how you can benefit whilst helping the charity.
April 2013
An explanation of the changes to Legal Aid availability for Family Law from April 2013.
January 2013
Katy Burgin talks about the Will Aid charity and how the firm has helped to raise over £2500 for good causes.
October 2012
Norrie Waite & Slater has secured membership to the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme - the mark of excellence for the home buying process.
August 2012
What is parental responsibility? Who has parental responsibility? Solicitor Richard Breslin outlines the details.
June 2012
Solicitor Richard Breslin outlines the basic divorce procedure.
May 2012
Information about the legal method of changing your name.
April 2012
Solicitor Andrew Raftery answers questions on wills and powers of attorney.
March 2012
Solicitor Nick Elliot answers questions on conveyancing.
February 2012
Solicitor Nadifa Ahmad answers questions on Family law.
February 2012
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about what age you should consider making a Will.
January 2012
Solicitor Katy Burgin answers questions on Probate, Inheritance Tax, Executors and Funeral Expenses
November 2011
Solicitor David Staniforth discusses the law relating to Drug Driving.
Chic Lifestyle magazine August 2011
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about methods of helping a relative with their finances and personal welfare.
Chic Lifestyle magazine July 2011
Solicitor Emily Abbey talks about financial settlements on divorce.
Chic Lifestyle magazine June 2011
Solicitor Nick Elliott talks about some of the potential pitfalls involved with buying a property and explains the value of professional advice.
Chic Lifestyle magazine May 2011
Solicitor Chris Middleton talks about how you can claim compensation on behalf of a child who has been injuerd in an accident.
Chic Lifestyle magazine April 2011
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about why everyone should make a Will and overcoming the barriers which stop people from doing so.
Chic Lifestyle magazine March 2011
Sandra Russell talks about the new phenomenon of adultery facilitated by Social Newtworks being used as one of the reasons for breakup in some divorce cases.
Profile magazine March 2011
Solicitors Sandra Russell talks about the rights of cohabiting couples and how they stand on separation.
Mercury newspaper 9th March 2011.
Solicitor Chris Middleton answers questions on making a claim on behalf of a child injured in an accident.
Chic Lifestyle magazine February 2011
David Staniforth dispels some of the myths surrounding driving offences and explains how the law really works in this area.
Westside magazine February 2011
Solicitor Sandra Russell how the reason for the divorce may affect the financial settlement.
Mercury newspaper 9th February 2011.
Katy Burgin answers questions on how to deal with the estate of a deceased person.
Chic Lifestyle magazine January 2011
Brian Wrigley explains the current laws on renting property and examines both landlord and tenant obligations.
Profile magazine January 2011
Solicitor Sandra Russell talks about what you should consider when trying to find an effective divorce lawyer.
Chic Lifestyle magazine December 2010
Sandra Russell answers the most frequently asked questions about getting a divorce.
Mercury newspaper 15th December 2010.
Article about the free legal advice sessions being held in the community at Crystal Peaks, Rotherham Citizen's Advice bureau and other locations.
Mercury newspaper 1st December 2010.
Jane Meldrum answers questions on the timescales involved in conveyancing and property transactions.
Retired & Living in Sheffield magazine Winter 2010
Katy Burgin talks about ways to control costs when dealing with probate and estate administration.
Chic Lifestyle magazine November 2010
David Staniforth talks about the current state of drugs laws in England and the way in which Police and the Courts deal with drugs crimes.
Mercury newspaper 17th November 2010.
Solicitor David Staniforth explains what your rights are if you are arrested by the Police.
Various TV, Radio and print coverage November 2010.
Norrie Waite & Slater obtains Judicial Review in the appeal for Raymond Morris.
Mercury newspaper 3rd November 2010.
Linsey Duggan explains the legalities around petitioning for a divorce in England.
Mercury newspaper 20th October 2010.
Simon Gwynne answers questions about the law in relation to drink driving and possible defences which may be available.
Chic Lifestyle magazine October 2010
Sandra Russell guides us through the Collaborative Law process and explains when this route may be appropriate.
Mercury newspaper 6th October 2010.
Jane Meldrum answers questions on buying the freehold to your property.
Chic Lifestyle magazine September 2010
Linsey Duggan talks about the legal remedies available to victims of domestic abuse.
Mercury newspaper 22nd September 2010.
Linsey Duggan answers question on domestic abuse and domestic violence and discusses the legal remedies available to victims.
Mercury newspaper 8th September 2010.
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about legal options when faced with taking over someone's affairs who has Alzheimer's or Dementia.
Profile magazine September 2010
Collaborative Lawyer Emily Abbey talks us through the collaborative law process and describes situations in which it can be appropriate.
Image magazine August 2010
Accident compensation solicitor Chris Middleton talks about the new Sheffield Injury Lawyers claims service.
Mercury newspaper 25th August 2010.
Solicitor Simon Gwynne talks about the current laws on speeding and possible defences.
Chic Lifestyle magazine August 2010
Jane Meldrum gives tips to people wanting to get a foot on the property ladder in the current sudbued housing market.
First for Business magazine July 2010.
David Staniforth highlights the relevant laws surrounding driving offences such as mobile phone usage and other in car items liable to cause distractions.
Mercury newspaper 15th July 2010.
Brian Wrigley answers questions about the obligations of Landlords and Tenants in rental housing situations.
Mercury newspaper 30th June 2010.
Solicitor Chris Middleton answers more frequently asked questions about claiming compensation for personal injuries.
Chic Lifestyle magazine June 2010
David Staniforth talks about the laws and penalties around careless driving for offences such as talking on a mobile phone whilst driving.
Sheffield Star newspaper 23rd June 2010.
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about steps you can take to prepare your estate in the most tax efficient method possible.
Profile magazine July 2010
Sandra Russell talks about the some recent high profile divorce settlements and how these relate to divorce law in general.
Mercury newspaper 17th June 2010.
Solicitor Emily Abbey talks about which parent children will live with after a divorce or separation, as well as Child Maintenance.
Retired & Living in Sheffield magazine Summer 2010
Home made Wills and Will Writers may appear cheap up front, but could cost you more in the long run.
Mercury newspaper 3rd June 2010.
Solicitor Chris Middleton answers frequently asked questions about claiming compensation for personal injuries.
Profile magazine June 2010
Sandra Russell talks about the signs to look out for and what adultery brought on by by a mid-life crisis can mean.
Eckington Leader newspaper May 14th 2010
Norrie Waite and Slater unveil their Killamarsh based personal injury compensation claims service, Sheffield Injury Lawyers.
Mercury newspaper 19th May 2010.
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about how you can protect children from a previous marriage as well as your current partner by using a Life Interest Will.
Mercury newspaper 5th May 2010.
Richard Memmott of Norrie Waite & Slater Solicitors answers questions about choosing someone to handle your conveyancing when moving home.
Profile magazine May 2010
Sandra Russell goes through the most common myths about divorce that she hears in her job as a divocre solicitor.
Mercury newspaper 21st April 2010.
Solicitor Emily Abbey answers questions on child contact and legal aid for family legal advice.
Mercury newspaper 7th April 2010.
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about what happens if you die without making a Will and the dangers of home made Wills.
Chic Lifestyle magazine March 2010
Sandra Russell dispels some of the myths surrounding the legal status of unmarried couples.
Mercury newspaper 10th March 2010.
Jane Meldrum answers questions on HIPs, including what they are made up of and when you require one.
Profile magazine March 2010
Sandra Russell talks about whether the reasons for a divorce affect the financial settlement, and whether people are penalised for committing adultery. Part of her Ex and The City series.
Sheffield Star 3rd February 2010 and Sheffield Telegraph 4th February 2010
Solicitor Katy Burgin discusses the costs involved in dealing with a deceased estate and how an experienced solicitor may be able to save you money.
Sheffield Telegraph Property Guide 4th February 2010
Solicitor Nick Elliott gives advice to first time buyers and highlights some of the issues that they should be aware of when getting onto the property ladder.
Profile magazine February 2010
Sandra Russell talks about the effect that websites such as Facebook are having on some relationships. Part of her Ex and The City series.
Chic Lifestyle magazine January 2010
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about the benefits to young people of making a Will, including protecting unmarried partners and appointing guardians for children.
Mercury newspaper 27th January 2010.
Brian Wrigley answers questions about eviction and offers advice for anyone under threat of being evicted.
Profile magazine January 2010
Sandra Russell talks about spousal maintenance and when it may be appropriate in divorce settlements. Part of her Ex and The City series.
Sheffield Star 18th December 2009
Staff at Norrie Waite and Slater support the Sheffield charity HARC. Homeless and Rootless at Christmas.
Chic Lifestyle magazine December 2009
Solicitor David Staniforth talks about the facts of drink driving law; what the limits are and what the penalties are if you get caught over the legal limit.
Retired & Living in Sheffield magazine Winter 2009/2010
Katy Burgin talks about the benefits of Life Interest Wills and how they offer the ability to look after your spouse and children from a previous marriage.
Retired & Living in Sheffield magazine Winter 2009/2010
Katy Burgin gives advice on the different types of Lasting Power of Attorney available.
Chic Lifestyle magazine November 2009
Solicitor Chris Middleton talks about when you can make a claim for compensation, how the process works and what the likely outcome may be.
Profile magazine November 2009
Sandra Russell talks about divorce settlements when the woman earns more than the man. Part of her Ex and The City series.
Sheffield Telegraph Property Guide 15th October 2009
Christine Hunt, conveyancer at Norrie Waite & Slater solicitors, talks about the Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday, imposed by the governement in reponse to the banking crisis, drawing to an end.
Chic Lifestyle magazine October 2009
Jane Meldrum, conveyancer at Norrie Waite & Slater, answers the 5 most frequently asked questions by clients when moving home.
Sheffield Telegraph 1st October 2009 and Sheffield Star 28th October 2009
Report on the launch of Norrie Waite and Slater's new website..
Sheffield Star 2nd September 2009 and Sheffield Telegraph 3rd September 2009
Solicitor Katy Burgin talks about Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) their uses.
Eastside magazine September 2009
Richard Memmott discusses things you should take into account when choosing a conveyancing solicitor and also the benefits of using a solicitor to arrange your Home Information Pack.
Sheffield Star 23rd July 2009 and First For Business Magazine August 2009
Norrie Waite and Slater solicitors unveil police car style taxis and David Staniforth comments on the firms criminal and motoring offences departments.
Westside magazine August 2009 and First For Business magazine August 2009
Solicitor David Staniforth discusses some of the most common myths about motoring offences and talks about genuine defences for this type of offence.
Sheffield Telegraph 16th July 2009
Norrie Waite and Slater solicitors unveil their new taxi advertising and Jane Meldrum comments on conditions in the housing market.
Profile magazine July 2009 and Sheffield Star 16th May 2009
Katy Burgin talks about the potential risks of having a Will which is out of date, or of having no Will in place at all.

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