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More families at risk of paying Inheritance Tax

August 13, 2019

The number of unmarried couples living together has risen by 25% over the last ten years, to 3.4 million, according to a study just published by the Office of National Statistics. “Unmarried couples with children risk leaving their children an unnecessary Inheritance Tax bill” warns Colemans’ senior partner Michael Cutler. “For a couple who are…

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Pre-nups inheritance act claims

July 11, 2019

Rosita Hendry v Michael Hendry This case involved a couple who met in 2001 in the Philippines and married in 2003. Prior to marriage they entered into a pre-nup, whereby if the parties separated the wife would receive a lump sum payment of £10,000.00 in addition to the cost of a flight back home to…

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Read Managing Partner, Kate Williams’ interview on

June 28, 2019

Colemans Managing Partner, Kate Williams, is featured on  As well as touching on her career path and becoming managing partner Kate talks about the demands of work and family life and the changes in the law sector for the good around flexible working and gender diversity.    Read the full article on the Law Gazette…

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Maidenhead & Windsor Business Awards 2019

June 6, 2019

The Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards will take place again in September 2019 and Colemans are, once again, delighted to be sponsoring the award celebrating “excellence in customer service”. Managing Partner of Colemans, Kate Williams, said “Colemans sponsored this award last year and I was thrilled that it was the most popular award, with the…

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Probate Fee Hike Delayed

April 1, 2019

The government’s controversial move to raise probate fees dramatically, by almost 4,000% for larger estates, will not come into force on 1st April as planned. Because of the disruption to Parliamentary routine caused by the Brexit debates, the procedure to bring the new fees into force has been held up, pushing back the start date…

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Colemans Solicitors expand their Commercial Property Team

March 8, 2019

Maidenhead based firm Colemans Solicitors LLP has continued its growth in 2019, with Dara Galic recently joining the firm as a Senior Solicitor within the commercial property team. Dara with more than 20 years’ experience in the field of commercial property, has an extensive knowledge of commercial property and business transactions and is an expert…

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Royal Borough Business Forum Launch Event on 26th February 2019

February 11, 2019

8am at Cumberland Lodge. A distinctive venue at the heart of Windsor Great Park Adrian Moorhouse on Creating a high performance environment The role of the leader in creating an engaged workforce Adrian Moorhouse co-founded Lane4 in 1995 and is now Managing Director of the management consultancy. As a business leader and Olympic gold medallist…

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Employers to accurately record hours worked by staff

February 5, 2019

On 31st January, an Advocate General (AG) of the European Court of Justice (CJEU) opined that in order to protect the health and safety of workers, it is necessary for employers to accurately record their hours of work each day and week. Otherwise it would be difficult to prove compliance with the limits on working time….

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Demystifying Restrictive Covenants for Landowners

January 17, 2019

The law of restrictive covenants is a complex area and a mystery to many landowners, some of whom believe that restrictive covenants cannot be challenged, however, this is not the case. Restrictive covenants affecting land arise out of an agreement that one party will restrict the use of its land in some way for the…

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Colemans Solicitors LLP welcomes new recruits

January 10, 2019

Maidenhead based firm Colemans Solicitors LLP is delighted to announce the recruitment of two new solicitors to join the ranks of its highly respected Private Client team. Rachel Burnett brings with her a wealth of experience in private client law, with a niche specialism in complex trust advice. Rachel is a full member of the…

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